Marcelo Castro | Vic Firth Drum Set Artist

Marcelo Castro

A.N.I.M.A.L

Professional drummer, drum teacher and clinician from Buenos Aires, Argentina. He studied with greatest drum teachers in Buenos Aires like Junior Cesari and Alejandro Varela, and he has graduated from Percussion Institute of Technology (PIT), at Musician Institute USA in 1995. With a passion for drums, he began a successful drum career, becoming one of the most representatives in metal drums of his time in all Latin America. He is playing with the most popular hardcore/metal band in Latin América from Buenos Aires, Argentina called A.N.I.M.A.L., and He has also played with Rata Blanca, Ritual, Jesus Martyr, Buffalo, among others. He has participated in many drum festivals, Buenos Aires SABIAN SHOWS 2004, 2005 and 2007 with Dom Famularo, Will Calhoun, Virgil Donati, between others and many drum fest and clinics over the world. Teaching drums since 1989, he has made study methods, instructional DVD, and three drums solo albums. A.N.I.M.A.L. is back since May 2015 with Marcelo on drums, released nine albums from 1992 till 2019, for Sony music label and most incredible tours that a metal band in Spanish languages could perform in the entire world.

Photo Credits:
Profile: Alberto Acosta
Header: Martin Darksoul