Praga Khan / Lords of Acid / Front 242
Geert Mariën was born in 1973, in Herentals, Belgium. He started playing the drums at the age of 6, inspired by his older brothers, and this let in meeting with jazz drummer, Keith Copeland, as his mentor. Inspired by Buddy Rich, Gene Kruppa and Billy Cobham, he focused at the jazz and rockscene for years. In 2009, he was asked to become the drummer of FRONT 242 and so he toured all over Europe with this band. In 2015, he met Maurice Engelen, founder of PRAGA KHAN and LORD OF ACID. He still now is playing with these bands, all over Europe. His versatile style has let him to work with jazz, rock and electro bands all over the world (studio and live drummer).