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Gene Hoglan

Gene Hoglan

Real/full name:
Eugene Victor Hoglan II
53 (born Aug 31st, 1967)
Place of origin:
United States (Dallas, Texas)


A contemporary drum legend, Hoglan started out playing in Dark Angel, but made his name later, with Death, and via his collaboration with Devin Townsend, in several bands/projects.

He received his first drum kit when he was 13. He taught himself to play by jamming along to Kiss and Rush records.

In 1983, Hoglan started to work as a roadie (lights engineer) for Slayer. He also provided ...


Was asked to play drums on Testament's Dark Roots of Earth album, when Paul Bostaph could not, due to a "serious injury". He eventually joined the band and is still with them to this day.

Appeared in the video of 'The Grand Conjuration' by Opeth as the video shoot was during a tour he was filling for the injured Martin Lopez.

On January 27th, 2012, he filled in for Charlie Benante for Anthrax

Brendon Small's Galaktikon

Drums (2012-present)

2012 Galaktikon Drums
2017 Galaktikon II: Become the Storm Drums

Dark Angel

Drums (1984-1992, 2002-2005, 2013-present)

1985 Live Demo from Berkeley (Demo) Drums
1986 Merciless Death / We Have Arrived (Single) Drums
1986 Darkness Descends Drums
1989 Ultimate Revenge 2 (Split) Drums
1989 3-Way Thrash (Split video) Drums
1989 Ultimate Revenge 2 (Split video) Drums
1989 Leave Scars Assorted instruments, Drums, Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (backing)
1990 Live Scars (Live album) Drums
1991 Act of Contrition (Single) Drums
1991 Time Does Not Heal Guitars (rhythm), Drums
1992 Decade of Chaos (Compilation) Drums
1999 Victims of Death - The Best of Decade of Chaos (Split) Drums
2015 Limited Edition 3 Vinyl Set (Compilation) Percussion, Assorted instruments, Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (backing), Drums
(show all)


Drums (2007-2016, 2019-present)

2007 The Dethalbum Drums
2007 Adult Swim Presents: ...and You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead on Tour with Dethklok (Split) Drums
2009 Dethalbum II Drums
2012 I Ejaculate Fire (Single) Drums
2012 Dethalbum III Drums
2013 The Doomstar Requiem - A Klok Opera Drums



2009 Inspired Horrific Drums

Pitch Black Forecast

Drums (2007-present)

2007 Demo (Demo) Drums
2008 Absentee Drums
2012 Burning in Water​.​.​. Drowning in Flame (EP) Drums
2014 As the World Burns Drums


Drums (1996-1997, 2012-present)

1997 Demonic Drums
2004 Days of Darkness (Compilation) Drums
2013 Dark Roots of Thrash (Live album) Drums
2016 Brotherhood of the Snake Drums
2020 Titans of Creation Drums




Drums (1993-1995)

1993 Individual Thought Patterns Drums, Prop
1995 Symbolic Drums
2008 Symbolic Drum programming (tracks 10-13)
2011 Individual Thought Patterns Guitars (on "The Exorcist")
2011 Individual Thought Patterns Guitars (on "The Exorcist")
2020 Non:Analog - On:Stage Series - Montreal 06.22.1995 (Live album) Drums
2020 Non:Analog - On:Stage Series - Showcase Theater, CA 07.14.1995 (Live album) Drums

Devin Townsend

Drums (1998-2001)

1999 Official Bootleg Video (Video) Drums
1999 Official Bootleg (Live album) Drums
2000 Physicist Drums
2001 Terria Drums

Fear Factory

Drums (2009-2012)

2009 Powershifter (Single) Drums
2010 Mechanize Drums


Drums (2007-2009)

Just Cause

Drums (1997-2004)

2001 Finger It Out... Drums


Drums (2008-?)

2012 Lifer Vocals (backing), Guitars (rhythm) (tracks 1, 3), Drums, Bass


Drums (2011-2012)

2012 Evolution Drums

Strapping Young Lad

Drums (1996-1998, 2002-2007)

1997 City Drums
1998 Live in Australia - No Sleep Till Bedtime (Live album) Drums
2002 Century Media 10th Anniversary Party - Live (Split video) Drums
2003 Tour EP (EP) Drums
2003 Strapping Young Lad Drums
2004 For Those Aboot to Rock - Live at the Commodore (Video) Drums
2005 Alien Drums
2006 The New Black Drums
2007 C:enter:### (EP) Drums
2012 Imperial Anthems No. 9 (Split) Drums
2012 For Those Aboot to Rock - Live at the Commodore (Live album) Drums
(show all)


Drums (2003-2007, 2007-?)

2009 Sovereign Drums

The Almighty Punchdrunk

Drums (2001)

The Ani Kyd Band



Drums (2011-2013)



1985 Demo '85 (Demo) Drums


Drums (2011-2012, 2018-present)

Death DTA

Drums (2014-present)


Drums (2011)

Old Man's Child

Drums (1998-1999)


Drums (2004)


Drums (2007)


1991 The Underworld Guitar solo (track 4)


2007 Blowin' Up the Machine Drums (tracks 1, 2, 5, 8)


1995 Of Hell Drums (tracks 7, 8, 9)


1987 Unite (Demo) Drums
2001 Wreckage (Compilation) Drums (tracks 1-6)


1983 Show No Mercy Vocals (backing) (track 1)


2012 A Lethal Dose of Truth Drums (track 16)


2012 True American Hate (Single) Drums
2012 Native Blood (Single) Drums
2012 Dark Roots of Earth Drums
2013 Animal Magnetism (Single) Drums

Chorus of Ruin

1993 Ocean of Sins (Single) Producer


1998 Speed Metal Slaughter Engineering (assistant)


2011 Individual Thought Patterns Liner notes
2011 Individual Thought Patterns Liner notes
2018 Death by Metal (Video) Interviewee

Fear Factory

2010 Mechanize Songwriting (tracks 1, 3, 5, 10)


2012 Lifer Executive producer, Producer

Savage Grace

1986 After the Fall from Grace Male model (cover)


1993 Promo 93 (Demo) Producer
2008 Only the Strong (Compilation) Producer (track 2.1)
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