BAND/AFFILIATION: ARMIN VAN BUUREN, I CHAOS, DEW-SCENTED, INDEPENDENT
Koen Herfst (1983) is a versatile drummer, playing rock, metal, pop, hiphop and dance. He is known for his work with nr. 1 DJ in the world Armin van Buuren, death metal band I Chaos, thrash metal band Dew-Scented and crossover band Bagga Bownz, amongst many other bands and projects. Playing on a professional level since he was 17, he has now played in more than 20 countries for audiences of 18 to 180.000.
Readers of Dutch drummagazine ‘Slagwerkkrant’ recently voted him as one of the top rock/metal drummers of his country and as runner-up in the ‘Drummer’s Drummer’ category.
In 2013, Koen will focus on studiowork in his own drumstudio, his first solo album, doing clinics and recording/touring with his bands & projects.
Koen on the cover of Dutch drummagazine ‘SLAGWERKKRANT':
Armin van Buuren, I Chaos, Bagga Bownz, Dew-Scented, Epica, After Forever, Neverlanded, Maxville, Marcel Singor, Xenobia, Bobby Kimball (Toto), Chris Thompson (Manfred Mann’s Earthband), ReVamp, Anna Phoebe (Oi Va Voi / Trans-Siberian Orchestra), Russel Allen (Symphony X), Doro, Udo (Accept), Cristina Scabbia (Lacuna Coil), Damian Wilson (Threshold), Chuck Billy (Testamant) and many others.