Hector 'Lech' De Santiago (As Blood Runs Black)

PearlMeinlAhead

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I haven't seen a topic yet that deals with my favourite drummer, Lech from As Blood Runs Black.
In my opinion, he's one of the cleanest metal/-core drummers out there.
Lots of people don't like him because of the 'troubles' As Blood Runs Black has had with keeping a decent line-up,
and many think that he is one of the reasons for these troubles. I think he's a really nice guy, spoke to him on facebook about
his gear and playing and he took time to answer the questions, in a very polite and enthusiastical way.
Anyway, check him out, check As Blood Runs Black out and enjoy their magical music :)

Lech in studio, recording the song Resist from their new album Instinct:
[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6CZym9deXpI[/video]

Same video, but with added guitars and bass:
[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ukyMaTXm-w[/video]

Old music video of their previous album Allegiance:
[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ppHDz9P1LM&feature=related[/video]
 

PearlMeinlAhead

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Also: this is one of their easiest songs to play! If you check out the drumming in the music video, that's a whole different level!
Please also note that he does NOT use triggers! He just has an amazing sound guy :p
 

PearlMeinlAhead

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Come on everybody, give this guy some more love! :p
I also discovered that it was he actually wrote most of the guitarmusic for the two records,
which makes him even more talented (just listen at the music :p)
 

PearlMeinlAhead

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I met Lech last weekend on their show here in Belgium (together with Caliban, Born of Osiris, Veil of Maya, The Faceless, Adept, etc...).
Very nice guy, the entire band in fact. Here's a picture of the two of us:

 
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