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John Stanier (born 2 August 1968 in Baltimore, Maryland) first came into the spotlight in 1989 as the drummer for the band Helmet.

Stanier grew up in Florida and is a veteran of the local hardcore music scene. He is known for having a drum corps background, but never actually marched a summer season. He played tenor drums for the Florida Wave through a few years of their winter/spring camps. He studied orchestral…

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  • Fantastic drummer, and great profile picture.
  • Just the best drummer I've ever seen.
  • Phenomenal.
  • Im told he's a sight to behold when playing live. Well into his 40s if im right and still going strong.
  • John Stanier is very good at what he does and he is a really nice and smart person when you meet him for real don't be like me and take meeting him for granted.. muah
  • I'm a big fan of Helmet and now Battles! I love John Stanier, the drum God! I'm lucky enough to have seen him drum in both these bands and he is even better live, you have to see one of his shows!!

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