Official biography published on social media (December 12, 2016).
Five Finger Death Punch drummer and band co-founder Jeremy Spencer's rise to fame is a story of diligence and perseverance. Born in Oakland City, IN on January 8, 1973, Spencer shares a birthday with Elvis Presley and David Bowie. At age 6, after seeing the cover of a KISS record, Spencer became fixated on the drums and his grandmother bought him an $80 kit from Sears. Over the next decade, he learned to play by ear, while performing snare in the Boonville High School Marching Band from sixth grade through high school. At 19, he left Indiana, emigrating from the Midwest to Oceanside, CA where his dreams remained unfulfilled. He moved to Franklin, TN, where he enjoyed a short tenure with a country act, but soon thereafter returned to Los Angeles where while playing in various area metal bands he answered an advertisement guitarist Zoltan Bathory had placed. With the introduction came the birth of Five Finger Death Punch.
Spencer has enjoyed great success, with the band enjoying three consecutive RIAA gold certified releases for sales exceeding 500,000 copies. These albums The Way of the Fist (2007), War Is The Answer (2009) and American Capitalist (2011) delivered ten consecutive Top 10 hits. In 2012, Revolver Magazine awarded Spencer the Golden Gods Best Drummer Award, whole Metal Hammer Magazine in the UK cited the band as Best New Band & Breakthrough Artist in 2010.
This past year, Five Finger Death Punch released The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell Volumes 1 and 2, both of which have been best sellers on sales charts across the globe. Spencer is also the creator of Extreme Metal Drum Loops Vol. 1. The charismatic drummer is co-writing and producing his first feature film, and approaching the release of his first autobiography out on Harper Collins later this year..
Jeremy Spencer is an American musician, songwriter and record producer. He is co-founder and drummer for the heavy metal band, Five Finger Death Punch. In 2012, he was named Golden God’s “Best Drummer” by Revolver Magazine.
Jeremy Spencer is also the drummer behind 'Drums From Hell - Extreme Metal Loops'. Volume 1 features over 800 grooves & fills of extreme metal. Comments Jeremy Spencer: "The drum patterns seemlessly loop up. Just drop any of them into Acid, Pro Tools, Cakewalk, Sonar or your choice of recording software and you're ready to go. (...) No matter what your goals are: writing songs, recording a demo, or aiming for a professional quality metal record - this CD will give you the muscle to do so".
Jeremy Spencer's impressive resume includes recording albums for shredders such as Jason Hook (Shrapnel Records) and Darell Roberts (Sanctuary Records) or being hired to 'drum like a beast' for WASP on their world tour...
Born Jeremy Spencer Heyde on January 8, 1973 in Oakland City, Indiana, jeremy Spencer started playing drums at age six on a drum set his grandmother purchased at Sears. After high school, he moved to Los Angeles, where he met BulletBoys guitarist, Mick Sweda. After spending a few years in various bands and projects, it was a fateful online discovery that would help spawn the beginnings of Five Finger Death Punch.
Jeremy Spencer is a founding member and currently drumming for Los Angeles based thrash metal band Five Finger Death Punch (FFDP) - featuring members of Motograter (Electra), U.P.O (Sony/Epic) and Anubis Rising.
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