5 Drummerszone artists - Pete Sandoval

Pete Sandoval
* May 21, 1963
El Salvador, United States
Born in Santa Ana, El Salvador, Pedro Sandoval is best known as Pete Sandoval, skinsman for brutal grindcore and metal acts like Terrorizer and Morbid Angel, two groups that shaped the whole face of the Grindcore and Death Metal movement.

Pete Sandoval is also among the first extreme metal drummers and widely considered father of the blast beat. Terms coined for him have included "Pete the Feet" and "The Commando".

Prior to joining Morbid Angel and Terrorizer, Pete Sandoval played with a band called Seizure that hit the East L.A. scene for a couple of years playing a handful of gigs mostly around the Highland Park area.