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Birth name  Thomas Lang
Name  Thomas Lang
Years active  1985–present
Occupation(s)  Musician, producer
Origin  Vienna, Austria

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Born  5 August 1967 (age 48) (1967-08-05)
Instruments  Drums, bass, keyboards, guitar, vocals
Associated acts  stOrk, John Wetton, Vienna Art Orchestra, Falco, Robert Fripp, Glenn Hughes, Robbie Williams, Steve Hackett, Nina Hagen, Terabite, Schwarzenator, Paul Gilbert
Role  Drummer · thomaslangdrummer.com
Movies  Ultimate Drummers Weekend #11
Albums  Something Along Those Lines
Music groups  stOrk, Vienna Art Orchestra
Genres  Instrumental rock, Pop music, Jazz fusion, Progressive rock, Heavy metal, Avant-garde metal
Similar People  Jojo Mayer, Shane Gibson, Kelly LeMieux, Mathias Ruegg, Christian Muthspiel

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Thomas Lang ( [ˈtoːmas laŋ]; born 5 August 1967) is an Austrian drummer, multi-instrumentalist, composer and record producer. He is the founding member of the Los Angeles-based progressive/avant garde metal band stOrk and is known for his international session work on a wide variety of genres such as rock, pop, jazz, and heavy metal with artists such as Robert Fripp, Peter Gabriel, Robbie Williams and Sugababes, among many others.

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Peter Wildoer described Lang as a "drummer's drummer", and Mike Portnoy cited Lang as a drummer he "can't replicate".

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Biography

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Lang was born in Vienna. He took up drumming at age five. In addition to lessons at local music schools and years of private tuition, he was classically trained at the Vienna Conservatory of Music. After leaving the conservatory in 1985, Lang began working professionally, working his way through the European pop, rock and jazz scenes. As a session musician he played for artists such as John Wetton, Robert Fripp, Glenn Hughes, Peter Gabriel, Asia, Nik Kershaw, Tina Turner, Robbie Williams, Kelly Clarkson, Sugababes, Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton, Victoria Beckham, Ronan Keating, Steve Hackett, 911, Boyzone, Falco, Nina Hagen, Steve Jones, Mick Jones, the Commodores, George Michael, Doogie White, B*B*Witched, Gianna Nannini, Lighthouse Family, Westlife, Kylie Minogue, the Blockheads, Sertab Erener, Vienna Art Orchestra, Bonnie Tyler, Nadine Beiler, and Paul Gilbert. In 1995 Lang released his debut solo project, Mediator, which topped the charts in Europe and garnered positive reviews.

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In 2009, Lang launched the Thomas Lang Drumming Boot Camp, a multi-day touring, educational drumming experience that he hosted in various locations around the world including London, Los Angeles, New York, Berlin, Austria and Finland among others. In 2012, Lang debuted the five-day, multi-drummer festival which has featured various guest artists including Virgil Donati, Stanton Moore, Chris Coleman, Dave Elitch, Kenny Aronoff, George Kollias and Jeff Hamilton among others.He was one of the 7 drummers who auditioned to replace Mike Portnoy in Dream Theater

Selected discography

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  • Thomas Lang – Mediator (1995)
  • John Wetton – Live at the Progfest L.A. (1997)
  • Thomas Lang – Creative Control (2003)
  • Thomas Lang – Creative Coordination (2006)
  • Thomas Lang – Something Along Those Lines (2007)
  • B*WitchedJump Up Jump Down Live
  • Willi Langer – Colours of the Octopus
  • Willi Langer – Signs of Life
  • Billy Liesegang – No Strings Attached
  • Vienna Art Orchestra – Songs and other Adventures
  • Vienna Art Orchestra – Art and Fun
  • John Wetton – Arkangel
  • John Wetton – Live in Tokyo
  • John Wetton – Live in Argentina
  • stOrk – stOrk (2011)
  • Paul Gilbert – Vibrato (2012)
  • stOrk – Broken Pieces (2014)
  • Bastian – Among My Giants (2015)
  • Eric Gillette – The Great Unknown (2016)
  • Paul Gilbert - I Can Destroy (2016)

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    References

    Thomas Lang Wikipedia


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