Arin Ilejay is probably best known as drummer in Californian post-hardcore band Confide. He is featured on the group's full-length debut album 'Shout The Truth' (2008) and performed with them during the 2008 Warped Tour, among others.
Arin Ilejay accepted the position of Artist Relations Manager with TRX Cymbals in February 2009.
As Confide's drummer, Arin Ilejay was followed up by Joel Piper.
In January 2011 Arin Ilejay joined Avenged Sevenfold as their new sticksman, replacing Mike Portnoy, who had been filling in on drum duties after the death of their founding drummer Jimmy Sullivan in December 2009.