Mike Gruwell is an Atlanta drummer with more than 35 years experience rooted in jazz, funk and punk rock.
Mike is the drummer for Red Hot Empty with several recent releases, including Peckish, Crankshaft Sensor, the Burden EP and the Corridors album. The melodic thrash punk band plays frequent shows in the Atlanta area. Mike’s full upcoming live show calendar with Red Hot Empty along with other bands and musical projects is linked here.
Since 2019, he has focused on remote recording projects out of GTown Studio, including recording and releasing his own albums. Listen to That GTown Sound & By The Numbers, and his full discography at this link.
Mike was previously based out of Seattle, working his way through jazz combos, original punk bands and funk rock bands as well as playing in church in the ’80s. In the ’90s he was a member of several original rock and funk bands until moving to Georgia in 1997. Mike served local churches behind the kit on a weekly basis for several years.
Learn more about Mike’s background in his bio, his current music equipment inside GTown Stüdio and recent recordings on YouTube at this link. Check out Mike’s discography of current and past projects at this link, and as well as his blog here. Keep up with the latest music from One Drummer Drumming in the social links above, or pick up one of Mike’s albums at this link.
Contact Mike for your next music project, drum questions or gig!
One Drummer Drumming
502 Conifer Trace
Acworth GA 30102