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Gene Hoglan

Gene Hoglan

Real/full name:
Eugene Victor Hoglan II
56 (born Aug 31st, 1967)
Place of birth:
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 and he also provided ...


Married to Laura Christine.

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 stayed with them for another 10 years or so before leaving in January 2022.

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 ...

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 Ultimate Revenge 2 (Split video) Drums
1989 Leave Scars Assorted instruments, Vocals (backing), Guitars (rhythm), Drums
1990 3-Way Thrash (Split video) Drums
1990 Live Scars (Live album) Drums
1991 Act of Contrition (Single) Drums
1991 Time Does Not Heal Drums, Guitars (rhythm)
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) Drums, Assorted instruments, Vocals (backing), Guitars (rhythm), Percussion
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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
2023 Aortic Desecration (Single) Drums
2023 Dethalbum IV Drums



2009 Inspired Horrific Drums

Pitch Black Forecast

Drums (2007-?)

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




Drums (1993-1996)

1993 Individual Thought Patterns Drums, Prop
1995 Symbolic Drums
2008 Symbolic Drum programming (tracks 10-13)
2011 Individual Thought Patterns Guitars (track 11, disc 2)
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
2020 Non:Analog - On:Stage Series - Detroit, MI 1993 (Live album) Drums

Devin Townsend

Drums (1998-2001)

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

Fear Factory

Drums (2009-2012)

2009 Powershifter (Single) Drums
2010 Mechanize Songwriting (tracks 1, 3, 5, 10), 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), Bass, Drums


Drums (2011-2012)

2012 Evolution Drums

Punchdrunk / The Almighty Punchdrunk


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


Drums (2003-2007, 2007-?)

2009 Sovereign Drums


Drums (1996-1997, 2012-2022)

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

The Ani Kyd Band



Drums (2011-2013)

2015 No Child Left Behind Drums


Drums (1984-?)

1985 Demo '85 (Demo) Drums


Drums (2011-2012, 2018)

Death DTA

Drums (2014-present)


Drums (2011)

Glostik Willy

Drums (2021)

Old Man's Child

Drums (1998-1999)


Drums (2004)


Drums (2007)

Devin Townsend

1998 Infinity Drums
2000 Ass-Sordid Demos (1990-1996) (Compilation) Drums (track 5)


1991 The Underworld Guitar solo (track 4)

Gangs of Old Ladies

2022 Disease of the Undead (Single) Zombie voice

Henrik Schaller

2023 Projection (Single) Drums


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


1995 Of Hell Drums (tracks 7-9)

Old Man's Child

As Gene Hogland:

1998 Ill-Natured Spiritual Invasion Drums


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)


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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