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Pat Mastelotto


Very rarely will a drummer continue to forge probably the most successful profession on demise of the former music group. Phil Collins and Don Henley possess handled it, so as well offers Pat Mastelotto, a personal taught grasp of acoustic and digital drums and percussion given birth to in Chico, California, Sept 1955. His 1st break discovered the finish of Webpages who metamorphosed into Mr Mister. Piloted by Richard Web page, Mastelotto provided defeat bravado for three albums and two #1 singles: “Damaged Wings” and “Kyrie.” Like a 4th album became only vault fodder for RCA, Mastelotto duly approved an invitation to create backbone for XTC and Dick Robin; the latter offering some quite amazing work. In the first 90s memorable occasions arrived in spades as he teamed up using the Rembrandts and many more. As another music group from the eighties folded, Dick Robin frontman Peter Kingsbery asked his friend to try out and co-produce his debut “ANOTHER Man.” Once again Mastelotto didn’t disappoint, dressing each monitor in a method and sound appropriate. Having missed from the First Day time, the prolonged drummer monitored down the administration of David Sylvian and Robert Fripp for an audition. He exceeded with flying colors. THE STREET To Graceland tour later on emerged because the limited release Damage. Therefore resulted in a dual trio (re)development of Ruler Crimson (Mastelotto partnering Expenses Bruford). Being section of among the world’s most effective experimental rock rings has not avoided Mastelotto from carrying on his session work with an increasing customers (Jude Cole, Tina Area, Michael Penn etc). He also appears on the air strike theme from Close friends! Today with an illustrious profession behind him, his very own band MasticA has issued their initial CD. Ruler Crimson’s The ConstruKction of Light and PROJEKCT X are credited mid year.

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Full Name Pat Mastelotto
Profession Drummer
Nationality American
Music Groups King Crimson, Stick Men, Mr. Mister, KTU, HoBoLeMa, ProjeKct Four, Komara, ProjeKcts, ProjeKct X
Music Songs Broken Wings, Kyrie, Starless, Is It Love, Heroes, Fallen Angel, One More Red Nightmare, One Time, Hunters of the Night, FraKctured, Something Real, Larks’ Tongues in Aspic, Part IV, Eyes Wide Open, Sex Sleep Eat Drink Dream, Dinosaur, Healing Waters, Happy With What You Have to Be Happy With, Walking on Air, ProzaKc Blues, Tangent Tears, Level Five, The Border, Black / White, Don't Slow Down, Walk On: No Pussyfooting, Stand and Deliver, Uniform of Youth, Run To Her, Power Over Me, Into My Own Hands, Kataklasm, Prog Noir
Albums ToPaRaMa, Welcome to the Real World, Thrak, The Power to Believe, The construKction of light, King Crimson Live in Mainz, Ladies of the Road, Absent Lovers: Live in Montreal, Thrakattak, King Crimson Live in Hyde Park, London, Live in Toronto, Live at the Orpheum, Heavy ConstruKction, I Wear the Face, Radical Action to Unseat the Hold of Monkey Mind, Vrooom, On (and Off) the Road, Cirkus: The Young Persons' Guide to King Crimson Live, Happy with What You Have to Be Happy With, Epitaph, The Elements of King Crimson, The Condensed 21st Century Guide to King Crimson, The 21st Century Guide to King Crimson – Volume One – 1969–1974, Recidivate, Vrooom Vrooom, Prog Noir, Power Play (Live)

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1 Preparing new King Crimson studio album in Adrian Belew's home studio at Nashville, Tennessee, and rehearses with MasticA at his home at Austin, Texas. [July 2002]
2 Never had any drumming lessons, taught himself by playing to records.
3 Played with many well-known bands like XTC, Mr Mister, Bernie Taupin's band.
4 Began drumming at the age of 10.
5 Leads his own band named MasticA.
6 King Crimson drummer since 1994.



Stakeout 1987 writer: "Is It Love"



Breaking 513 2013 Documentary Himself
Stick Men: A Little Deeper 2012 Video documentary Himself - Drums
Soundbreaker 2012 Documentary Himself
Deja Vroom 1999 Video Himself
King Crimson: Live in Japan 1995 Video documentary Drums / Percussion

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