Eloy plays live session of "Manipulation of Tragedy"
Here's Eloy Casagrande, Brasilian drummer for Sepultura playing "Manipulation of Tragedy" in a live session. Have you seen him play live with Sepultura? Looks like we will be interviewing him possibly in January - stay tuned!
Eloy Casagrande (born January 29, 1991 in Santo André) is a Brazilian drummer, best known as the current drummer of Brazilian thrash metal act Sepultura, having replaced Jean Dolabella, who left the band in November 2011. Casagrande is also known for his time with power metal singer Andre Matos and hardcore group Gloria.
Casagrande began playing at age seven, when he got a toy drum from his mother, after a year he got a real drum kit . In 2004 at age 13, was the big winner of the Batuka International Drummer Fest, sponsored by Vera Figueiredo. Soon after, the contest also won Modern Drummer's Undiscovered Drummer Contest 2006 in New Jersey, and the following year, toured the United States. His influences include Aquiles Priester, Mike Terrana, Tommy Aldridge, Deen Castronovo, Dennis Chambers, Vinnie Colaiuta and The Rev.