Philipp Zeller

Home town


Job at Mooncry
Playing the drums

Musical background
At the Age of 7 I began playing the drums in my hometown Friedrichshafen and never stopped again. During my education I learned to play many other Percussion instruments. I had my first band experiences back in 2007 which ended up in the metal coverband Iron Force. By the way, we and the guys from Mooncry were neighbours when the rehearsal rooms in the Bahnhofstreet in Tettnang still existed. With Iron Force we played several gigs until I had to quit in 2013 after my graduation and my move to Switzerland. Until the guys from Mooncry called in the middle of 2014, this was my first (and hopefully my last) musical break.

Idols in music
Mike Portnoy, Mike Mangini, Marco Minnemann, Simon Phillips

Favorite bands
Dream Theater, Symphony X, Opeth, Bloodbath, Ayreon, Fantomas, Darkane,
At the Gates, Dimmu Borgir, Annihilator, Kreator, Amorphis, Arch Enemy,
Edguy, Ensiferum, Exodus, Fear Factory, Knorkator, Lamb of God, Meshuggah

The best albums in history
Dream Theater - Black Clouds & Silver Linings
Dream Theater - Dramatic Turn Of Events
Opeth - Ghost Reveries
Slipknot - All Hope Is Gone
At the Gates - Slaughter of the Soul
Dimmu Borgir - Abrahadabra
Symphony X - Paradise Lost
Transatlantic - Bridge Across Forever
Amoral - Reptile Ride
Annihilator - Metal

The best shows ever seen
Wacken 2007/08/10 - At the Gates, Ensiferum, Voodoo KungFu, J.B.O., Edguy,...
Dream Theater 2003 - Böblingen

Favorite movies
The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, Harry Potter,...

Favorite books
The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit

TAMA Starclassic Maple Drums & Hardware, Iron Cobra Pedals, Remo heads,
Sabian Cymbals, ProMark 747 Sticks, Shure SE535 Earphones,
Roland Trigger, Dixon Racks
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