PHILM / Amen / ex-Slayer
Dave Lombardo is best known as the former drummer for thrash metal band Slayer. Dave has performed with Slayer on seven albums, including their groundbreaking 1986 release Reign In Blood and their 2006 release Christ Illusion, for which he received critical praise. His music career has spanned more than 25 years, during which he has been involved in the production of 29 commercial recordings spanning a number of major genres with bands such as Grip Inc., Fantômas, Testament, PHILM and Amen in addition to Slayer. Dave is known as an aggressive heavy metal drummer and has been dubbed "The Godfather of Double Bass." Over his career, he has had a significant influence on the metal scene and has inspired many modern metal drummers.