Terry “the Animal” Russell
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
Gear: The Animal’s Cage -
14 piece Tama Custom kit with May’s Direct Micing
system, skinned with Aquarian drumheads, all integrated
with a 5 piece electronic kit powered by an Alesis
DM5 drum module, an array of Sabian Cymbals, chimes,
octobons, percussion blocks and bells, a 4 foot Sabian
gong, and the Animal’s custom made cage to house
it all! He beats them all with Aquarian power sleeve
drumsticks and DW pedals.
How long have you been playing?:
Terry has been playing 30 years.
Musical Influences: include the
incomparable Terry Bozzio, Myron Grumbacher, Lars
Ulrich, and Keith Moon for his on stage antics.
Favorite Soldier song: When the
Reign Comes Down for the grove.
Hobbies: Terry loves Martial Arts,
playing all styles of music (His greatest passion
being worship music), and cooking. But the greatest
of all these is spending quality time with his family.