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Ted Kirkpatrick

Ted Kirkpatrick

Real/full name:
Ted Kirkpatrick
59 (born May 22nd, 1960)
Place of origin:
United States (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)


A founding member of Tourniquet, drummer, songwriter and lyricist. Ted Kirkpatrick’s aggressive, musical, and often unorthodox approach to drumming has been recognized by thousands - critics and fans alike. Ted began playing drums at age 12. By age 14, Ted was playing drums along with the records of many of his early influences, bands like Rush, King Crimson, and ELP. He holds a business degree ...


His drumming philosophy is: "Learn all you can from watching, listening, and talking to other drummers, then step outside the drumming world and observe... You may be surprised how much non-drumming factors can influence your playing!"

Ted Kirkpatrick takes a great interest in coffee, and after tons of feedback from fans he decided to start a Tourniquet coffee co. The biography for it can be ...

Ted Kirkpatrick

All Instruments

2010 Ode to a Roadkill All Instruments
2010 In the Shadow of the Masters Drums
2011 Ancient Christmas All instruments
2012 Edgar Allan Poe: Spoken Tales of a Tortured Genius Ambient Music
2014 The Raven - Orange Amp Drone Mix (Single) Guitars
2016 The Doom in Us All: A Tribute to Black Sabbath Drums, Guitars


Drums (1989-present), Bass (?-present)

1990 Stop the Bleeding Drums
1991 Psycho Surgery Drums, Guitars (additional)
1992 Pathogenic Ocular Dissonance Drums, Percussion, Guitars (additional)
1993 Intense Live Series Vol.2 (Live album) Drums, Percussion
1994 Vanishing Lessons Drums, Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1995 Carry the Wounded (EP) Drums, Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1997 Crawl to China Drums, Guitars, Bass, All Instruments (track 15)
1998 Live in California (Video) Drums
2000 Microscopic View of a Telescopic Realm Drums. Bass, Guitars (lead) (track 6)
2003 Where Moth and Rust Destroy Drums / Guitars
2006 Till Sverige med kärlek (Video) Drums
2012 Antiseptic Bloodbath Drums, Bass (track 8)
2014 Onward to Freedom Drums
2018 Gazing at Medusa (Single) Drums, Bass
2018 Sinister Scherzo (Single) Drums, Bass
2018 Gazing at Medusa Drums, Bass, Guitars (rhythm, additional)
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Drums (1987-1989)

Ted Kirkpatrick

2010 Ode to a Roadkill Producer, Mixing
2011 Ancient Christmas Recording, Mixing
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