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Marco Minnemann is a German drummer,composer and multi-instrumentalist. Minnemann has published a number of solo CDs. On most of them he performs all instruments and vocals. He is known for developing a very advanced drum technique called interdependence allowing him to play various patterns with each of his feet or hands, and has published several instructional books describing this concept.
Minnemann provided additional guest voices in the Titmouse-animated series Metalocalypse on Adult Swim.
In 2011, he was the runner-up in a series of auditions for Dream Theater after Mike Portnoy left the band in 2010.
Marco also performs with several other groups. He was a member of the German Crossover band Freaky Fukin Weirdoz from 1992-98, with whom he recorded 4 albums, and from 1998-99 he was a member of the German Rock band H-Blockx and recorded the album „Fly Eyes” with them. Since 2011 he has been a member of Steven Wilson’s studio band and, on occasion, his touring band as well. He is a member of the rock group The Aristocrats and has performed with Joe Satriani since 2013. Currently he is also the drummer for The Mute Gods, which is a project of Nick Beggs (Kajagoogoo, Steven Wilson Band) and appears on their album „Do Nothing Till You Hear from Me”.
Marco performs and records with Paul Gilbert, Eddie Jobson, Steven Wilson, Trey Gunn, Kreator, Necrophagist, Adrian Belew, Nena, Udo Lindenberg, Mike Keneally, Andy Partridge, FFW, Gianna Nannini, The Buddy Rich Big Band and many more.
Marco plays on Steven Wilson’s “Hand.Cannot.Erase” album, which is released in February 2015, followed by a tour. Marco’s album “Celebration” is released in June that same year. He records for Joe Satriani’s album “Shockwave Supernova”, hitting the markets in the summer, which season also sees the third Aristocrats album, “Tres Caballeros”. Both Aristocrats and Joe Satriani releases are followed by an extensive world tour 2015/2016.
In 2017 Marco releases the concept double disc package BORREGO, which can be viewed as a soundtrack to an imaginary movie about the hauntingly beautiful Anza Borrego desert. BORREGO also features JOE SATRIANI and ALEX LIFESON from the band RUSH on guitar.
In late 2017 he joined a new prog supergroup, The Sea Within, with an album and tour announced for 2018.