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Randy Black


NA- Bif Naked - drums  
1993-1996 Annihilator - drums  
2001-2003 Annihilator - drums  
2001-2003 Rebellion - drums  
2003-2014 Primal Fear - drums  
2004- DuskMachine - drums  
2014- Level 10 - drums  
2018- Destruction - drums  

Live musician

2015 W.A.S.P. - drums  
2015 Destruction - drums  
2018 Destruction - drums  

Personal information

Born on: 17.11.1973
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Born Nov.17 in Moosejaw Saskatchewan Canada, after a brief stay moved with family to Zweibrücken, Germany, and lived there for 5 years before settling back in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Started playing drums and taking lessons at the age of 11. Played in first professional band "The Edge" at 17. Did first tour (7 months) across Canada with "Kaotics" at 19.
1984 - Joined Rush cover band "Click" at 21. Click played together (no member changes) for 9 years.
1993 - Moved to Vancouver, B.C. Joined "Annihilator" in the middle of the touring cycle for the "Set The World On Fire" tour. Toured all over the planet and recorded 2 CDs "King Of The Kill" and "Refresh The Demon" with Annihilator until 1996 before joining Canadian Bif Naked later that year. Also worked with Annette Ducharme (CD "Bloom" and cross Canada tour), toured and recorded "I Bificus" with Bif Naked until late 1997 before getting an offer to teach drums in Berlin, Germany, at "The Drum Factory" which gave me the opportunity to be with my fiancé Ulrike whom I met in 1995 during the Annihilator K.O.T.K. tour.
1998 - Moved to Berlin Germany. Played with several local bands which included Gom Jabbar, Pool Star and Schwarz.
1999- 2000 Recorded "Das Schloss" and toured Europe with Schwarz.
2001 - Rejoined Annihilator and toured Europe and Japan. In the same year joined and recorded Rebellion's first album "Macbeth - A Tragedy In Steel".
2002- Recorded "Waking The Fury", toured Europe with Annihilator and Rebellion.
2003 - Recorded Annihilator's "Double Live Annihliation" and Rebellion's "Born A Rebel". Performed first workshop for MAPEX-Drums at the "Frankfurter Musikmesse". Later that year joined Primal Fear as a steady member after doing the U.S. God's Of Metal Tour.
2004 - Recorded Devil's Ground with Primal Fear. Toured extensively in support of the CD which included North & South America & Europe.

2005 - Recorded "Seven Seals" with Primal Fear. Toured throughout Europe in support of the CD. Recorded DuskMachine's debut CD The Final Fall. Joined Berlin based rockers Skew Siskin and toured Europe.

2006 - Toured with Primal Fear in support of Seven Seals through out Europe, South America, and Japan. Toured with Skew Siskin in Europe. Did first show with Berlin based drum group "Drum Connection".

2007 - Recorded Skew Siskin's 6th CD "Peace Breaker" followed by a tour supporting Motörhead in France.
-Recorded Primal Fear's 7th CD "New Religion" Release date Sept.21st. Touring in support of the new CD will start Oct.6th in Atlanta USA (ProPower Festival) followed by a tour of Europe and Japan.
- Played shows with Drum Connection.

(Source: Taken from official website)