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Pete Sandoval

Pete Sandoval

Real/full name:
Pedro Sandoval
Age:
51 (born May 21st, 1963)
Place of origin:
El Salvador (Santa Ana)
Gender:
Male

Biography

Pete "Commando" Sandoval is widely regarded as "the father of the blast beat", and one of the fastest drummers in the death metal scene.

Sandoval was forced to take time out from Morbid Angel from 2010 through 2011 after undergoing back surgery. He also could not participate in the recordings of "Illud Divinum Insanus", making it the first official full-length in the band's career not to ...

Trivia

According to David Vincent, the band once played a prank on Sandoval by making him listen to a band that used a preprogrammed drum machine, and pretending it was a real drummer who could play faster than he could. Sandoval was gutted, and went on to practice until he managed to play faster than the machine.

Terrorizer

As Pete "Commando" Sandoval:
Drums (1987-1989, 2005-present)

1987 Demo '87 (Demo) Drums
1987 Nightmares (Demo) Drums
1988 Terrorizer / Nausea (Split) Drums
1989 World Downfall Drums
2006 Darker Days Ahead Drums, Piano (12)
2012 Hordes of Zombies Drums

Morbid Angel

Drums (1988-2013)

1989 Altars of Madness Drums
1991 Blessed Are the Sick Drums
1993 Covenant Drums
1994 Laibach Remixes (EP) Drums
1995 Domination Drums
1996 Entangled in Chaos (Live album) Drums
1998 Formulas Fatal to the Flesh Drums, Percussion, Songwriting (tracks 12, 13)
2000 Gateways to Annihilation Drums
2003 Heretic Drums, Keyboards, Piano
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Added on: 2011-04-09 02:18:09 Last modified on: 2014-03-27 14:44:27
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