As the backbone of 311, Chad Sexton has brought original sounds and concepts to the public consciousness that have forever changed drumming and music as we know it. From the early classics Music and Grassroots, to the triple-platinum powerhouse, self-titled 311, and up through rock-solid recent works like Universal Pulse and Stereolithic, Chad and the crew have always been ceaseless innovators, constantly filling arenas and working relentlessly to provide new sounds, showmanship, and concepts to keep their audiences clamoring for more.
A lifelong drummer and a drum corps veteran, Chad Sexton has become one of the most respected, creative, and talented drummers around. As clearly reflected in the band’s music, Chad’s influences are diverse, fusing various styles, concepts, and techniques together seamlessly to create his own innovative style. With accomplishments far too numerous to list, some notables include his own Zildjian Signature Series Drumstick, gracing multiple Modern Drummer Magazine covers, conquering the Billboard charts and MTV airwaves, changing the meaning of March 11th, and being a founding member of a multi-platinum band that has transcended popular culture and maintained cult status for over two decades. For much more, including news and updates on upcoming tours, stop by the official band website: www.311.com.