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Jürgen Reil


1982-1994 Kreator - drums, vocals (as Ventor)  
1996- Kreator - drums, vocals (as Ventor)  
1999 Ninnghizhidda - drums (as Ventor)  

Guest musician

1987 Destruction - backing vocals (as Ventor)  
2018 Darkness - vocals (as Jürgen "Ventor" Reil)  

Personal information

Also known as: Ventor
Born on: 29.06.1966

Jürgen "Ventor" Reil (born June 26, 1966) is the long-time drummer for German thrash metal band Kreator. He is one of the only two original members left in the band, although he has left it "at least twice" due to personal differences, but has come back.

Reil plays the double bass drum style prevalent in thrash and death metal. He also sang lead vocals on a few songs on the band's earlier albums, and still does live (notably "Riot of Violence").