New Zealand born Stan Bicknell is a self taught drummer now residing in Melbourne, Australia. He can be seen touring and recording with artists and bands such as: Kimbra, Miami Horror, The New Caledonia, Dru Chen, 48May and now Ecca Vandal.
His time with Kimbra has found him playing on her acclaimed debut album 'Vows'. His Motown grooves can be heard on the track 'Cameo Lover' which won both an ARIA and APRA award in 2011.. He can also be seen on her popular 'Live at Sing Sing Studio' session videos, clocking up millions of views.
Stan currently plays exclusively for the new powerhouse electro punk-rocker ECCA VANDAL. They've already done multiple nationwide tours as well as heading Canadian Music Week in Toronto and opening for international acts such as The Prodigy.
In his own time Stan likes to teach as well as filming drum videos for his online subscribers. He also runs the Melbourne based drum shedding community 'Drummers Summit Melbourne' with good friend and Zildjian Artist Stevie McQuinn.
Drumming influences include: Buddy Rich, Jon Theodore, John Bonham, Benny Greb, Chris Coleman, Tomas Haake and Jojo Mayer. He cites groove, feel and creativity as the driving force behind his playing which in turn shapes his unique sound.
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