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Artist biography Neil Sanderson
Neil Sanderson is drummer, backing vocalist, and co-founder of Three Days Grace. Listing his influences as John Bonham, Danny Carey and Phil Rudd, Neil plays a style thatís dynamic, and groove-heavy.
Although best known as a drumset player, Neil Sanderson is also a talented and dynamic percussionist.
Neil Sanderson was born on December 17th, 1978. Sanderson took up the piano before he started school. He had an avid interest in music and worked with different instruments while he was in elementary school. He became enamored of drums during this time.
Neil Sandersonentered the Norwood, Ontario high-school in 1992, before that he attended Adam Scott C.V.I high school in Peterborough Ontario, and met Adam Gontier, both of them were in Grade 9. With bassist Brad Walst, they practiced writing and playing instruments. With Phil Crowe and Joe Grant, they created the band Groundswell. Groundswell reformed as Three Days Grace in 1997.
Neil Sanderson was also the drummer for the band Thousand Foot Krutch from 1996 to 1997.
When heís not touring and recording with Three Days Grace, Neil lives happily in Ontario, Canada.