Oli Beaudoin is the drummer for Canada’s most dominating metal act KATAKLYSM. He’s also known for his past involvements with the Montreal’s finest technical death metal band NEURAXIS, for his live session work with extreme metal veterans BELPHEGOR (Austria), epic-metal stars KEEP OF KALESSIN (Norway) and roman-inspired act EX DEO (Canada). He is also a drum clinician and instructor who performed at the Montreal Drum Fest 2011.
After spending most of 2011, 2012 on the road with NEURAXIS, BELPHEGOR and KEEP OF KALESSIN, Oli recorded in spring 2013 KATAKLYSM’s eleventh studio effort called “Waiting For The End To Come” which was released worldwide in October 2013 on Nuclear Blast Records. After several tours in 2013 with KATAKLYSM and their side-project EX DEO, Oli officially joined KATAKLYSM in 2014 as permanent member. He is currently touring all over the world to promote this latest record.
Besides the military-style touring schedule that Oli has with KATAKLYSM, he is also currently working on his own solo project as well, a multi-angle instructional DVD featuring original material written in collaboration with DESPISED ICON’s guitar player Eric Jarrin.
Oli proudly endorses PEARL Drums, PAISTE Cymbals, ROLAND V-Drums, VIC FIRTH Sticks, AXIS Pedals, EVANS Drumheads, PURESOUND Snare Wires, SENNHEISER Microphones, SLAPKLATZ gel dampers, RADIAL ENGINEERING Electronics and HUMES & BERG Drum Cases.
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