Bio

Drummer and Percussionist Demian Arriaga was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela. At the age of 19 he moved to Boston where he attended Berklee College Of Music and graduated in 2004. He had the privilege of taking percussion lessons from Eguie Castrillo, Ernesto Diaz and Mike Rinquist. His drumset studies were under Dave Dicenso (Hiromi, Josh Groban) and Mike Mangini (Dream Theater, Extreme).

In 2007 he made the most important decision of his career which was to move to Los Angeles. Since his arrival to said city he has kept more active than ever not only performing, touring and recording but also teaching. He has also made numerous TV appearances at shows such as: The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Conan, The Ellen Degeneres Show, Good Morning America, Late Night with Seth Meyers among others. 

Some of his credits include work with:

  • IGGY AZALEA
  • RICHIE KOTZEN
  • GARY CHERONE
  • THE JONAS BROTHERS
  • VICTORIA JUSTICE
  • COBRA STARSHIP
  • DEMI LOVATO
  • STREETLIGHT MANIFESTO
  • DAVID ELLEFSON
  • ARIANA GRANDE
  • RBD