Derek S. Abrams

Derek S. Abrams's Biography

Derek has been playing drums since the age of seven when he received his first drum kit, and he began playing professionally at the age of fifteen. In high school, he focused on jazz history, theory and composition. After high school, he embarked on an extensive study in world percussion and ethnic drumming. Throughout it all, he stuck by his musical first love - Metal. There's no musical style he holds in greater esteem. Derek's goal is to be the most versatile and technically proficient drummer he can be, and to that end, he holds himself to the highest possible standards.

Derek has been the official drummer for Ministry since Fall 2017 and is currently on the 2018 North American and European tours.

Derek S. Abrams's Gear
Derek S. Abrams

Gear List

LIVE CUSTOM in Black Shadow Sunburst
22x18 BD x2
13X9 TT
14X13 FT
16X15 FT
14X5.5 SD