Boris Le Gal – Chimp Spanner / NeonFly
Drummer for Djent pioneer CHIMP SPANNER, for melodic metal rising star NEONFLY, and for UK’s number 1 tribute to Pantera: 101% PANTERA, Boris has been touring all over Europe with his 3 main projects since 2009 supporting bands such as Alice Cooper, Gojira, Between The Buried And Me, Cynic, Dragonforce, After The Burial, Born Of Osiris, Sonata Arctica, TesseracT and more
He’s also a very in demand session musician and played for bands such as Periphery, Betraying The Martyrs, The Algorithm, Cyclamen, to name but a few.
Boris has been playing drums since the age of 15 and has studied at Dante Agostini in France and at Drumtech in London UK, where he enrolled the Master Performance Course in 2008. He’s now also a London based Drum Teacher.
Boris’s main project, Chimp Spanner, is fortunate to count Steve Vai and Mike Portnoy as listeners and fans of their music.
Boris’s drumming main influences are Christian Vander (Magma), Morgan Agren (Mats/Morgan band), Tomas Haake (Meshuggah) and Mario Duplantier (Gojira).
“It might sound a bit crazy but I want to be the 1st drummer to play on planet Mars!”