Dango Empire


(Scott Stapp - The Voice of Creed, Sonicflood, Amber Pacific, Fireflight, Superchick, Manafest)


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Dango is a professional drummer based out of Nashville, TN and has made a career playing in several styles of music. Since 2004 he has been a member of the punk band Amber Pacific who have released 4 albums worldwide and toured the past 10 years, including internationally. They have had songs on video games, TV shows, movie soundtracks, Monday Night Football, had 4 music videos on MTV, MTV2, Fuse, and had an album on Billboard’s Top 100.

​Dango’s resume also includes drumming for several different artists and bands including: Scott Stapp (The Voice of Creed), Sonicflood, RED, Fireflight, Superchick, Manafest, All Time Low, Craig Campbell, Katie Armiger, Deana Carter, Chris Rice, Tricia (Superchick), Scarlet White, Phil Joel (Newsboys), Je’kob, Warren Barfield, Tommy Walker, and Brian Campbell. He has also performed live with NOFX, Mxpx, Sherwood, and Relient K.

​Dango has a Bachelors degree in Commercial Music Performance from Belmont University in Nashville, TN, studying under Chester Thompson (Phil Collins), and Brian Fullen (Peter Frampton). Dango is a private instructor, clinician, session drummer, and side man. He released his first instructional DVD in 2009 and proudly endorses DW Drums, Paiste Cymbals, Evans Heads, Promark Sticks, and Audix Microphones. Besides drumming, Dango can be heard around the country sharing his faith, in churches, youth groups, and conferences. Dango loves to share his faith in Jesus Christ with anyone that he can.