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Chris Adler

Chris Adler

Real/full name:
Christopher James Adler
48 (born Nov 23rd, 1972)
Place of origin:
United States (Richmond, Virginia)


Chris Adler is best known as the former-drummer for Lamb of God.

Adler attended Bishop Ireton High School in Alexandria, Virginia; Adler attended college at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia where he met current bandmates John Campbell and Mark Morton.

He lists his influences as Shannon Larkin and Stewart Copeland of The Police.


In 2018, Chris created an artist management firm, Kintsugi Management.

Received a Grammy for playing drums on Megadeth's 2016 album "Dystopia".

Recorded session drums for Protest The Hero's "Volition" album.

Played in El Tigre with brother Willie Adler.

In 2020, Chris was a celebrity judge on the third season of Sam Dunn/Banger TV's original competition series "Shredders Of Metal".




2020 Firstborne (EP) Drums



Blotted Science

Drums (2004-2005)

Burn the Priest

Drums (1994-1999, 2018)

1995 Burn the Priest (Demo) Drums
1997 Burn the Priest / ZED (Split) Drums
1997 Demo (Demo) Drums
1998 Burn the Priest / Agents of Satan (Split) Drums
1999 Burn the Priest Drums
2018 Legion: XX Drums
2018 Inherit the Earth / In the Meantime (Single) Drums


Bass (1989)

Cry Havoc

Bass (1993)

El Tigre



All instruments




Unknown (1996)

Jettison Charlie


Lamb of God

Drums (1999-2019)

2000 New American Gospel Lyrics, Drums
2003 As the Palaces Burn (Single) Drums
2003 As the Palaces Burn Drums
2004 Terror and Hubris (Video) Drums
2004 Ashes of the Wake Drums
2004 Pure American Metal (EP) Drums
2005 Killadelphia (Video) Drums
2005 Killadelphia (Live album) Drums
2006 Walk with Me in Hell (Single) Drums
2006 Sacrament Drums
2007 The Unholy Alliance Chapter II Preaching to the Perverted (Split video) Drums
2008 Walk with Me in Hell (Video) Drums
2008 Contractor (Single) Drums
2009 Wrath Drums, Percussion
2010 Hourglass Volume II - The Epic Years (Compilation) Drums
2010 Hourglass - The CD Anthology (Compilation) Drums
2010 Hourglass Volume III - The Vault (Compilation) Drums
2010 Hourglass Volume I - The Underground Years (Compilation) Drums
2011 Hit the Wall (Single) Drums
2012 Resolution Drums
2014 As the Palaces Burn (Video) Drums
2014 Music from the film As the Palaces Burn (Compilation) Drums
2015 Still Echoes (Single) Drums
2015 512 (Single) Drums
2015 VII: Sturm und Drang Drums
2016 The Duke (EP) Drums
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Drums (2015-2016)


Drums (2016-2018)


Drums (2015-2016)


2015 Fatal Illusion (Single) Drums
2015 The Threat Is Real (Single) Drums
2016 Dystopia Drums

Michael Angelo Batio

2020 More Machine than Man Drums (tracks 4, 7)


2012 Dark Roots of Earth Drums (track 14)

Death Angel

2015 A Thrashumentary (Video) Interviewee

Lamb of God

2000 New American Gospel Producer, Editing, Mixing
2010 Hourglass Volume I - The Underground Years (Compilation) Producer
2010 Hourglass - The CD Anthology (Compilation) Producer
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