Matt Greiner

029 – Matt Greiner (August Burns Red): Building an International touring band

In this podcast I talked to drummer Matt Greiner best known for his work with August Burns Red.  “ABR” as Matt refers to the band, is a Christian Metalcore band from Manheim, PA.  Matt goes into detail about the rise of the band and the steps that they took from playing together in high school and practicing in an old egg house to selling out venues all over the world.   Listen in as Matt serves up doses of inspiration, humility, insight, advice and more!

“As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.” – Andrew Carnegie (Tweet this)

In this session you’ll hear Matt Greiner talk about:

    • How he got started with drumming
    • Matt’s practice techniques
    • Songwriting and how he does it
    • The rise of August Burns Red
    • Landing the Vic Firth Signature Stick deal
    • The importance of relationships and humility
    • Motivation for upcoming and seasoned drummers alike
    • Much much more

 

Resources and Links Mentioned:

Matt Greiner Proudly Plays: DW Drums | Gator Cases| Remo Drumheads | Vic Firth Drumsticks | Zildjian Cymbals

 

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