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MIKE HANSEN

USA | Hurricane


“Hammer of the Gods gives me the pure definition I need on my cymbals and the strength and durability I need to pound my drums”

Chicago native, but an Angeleno for ages, Mike Hansen covers a wide spectrum of collaborations spanning R&B, Soul, Funk, Rock and Country.

EDUCATION
• Elgin Community College (Music Theory and Performance) Teaching
• West Coast Drums of Costa Mesa (2 years)
• Orange County Drums and Percussion of Irvine (2 years)

PROJECTS
Upcoming Releases
• Hurricane CD release (2016)
• Doug Pinnick – A Tribute To Hendrix (2016)
• Bruce Bouillet (2016) Big Fish Audio
• Wrote and recorded music samples with George Lacava Productions for the world’s largest music sample library.
George Lacava Productions and Big Fish Audio
• Featured in published book: “Rockin Your Stage Sound-A Musician’s Guide to Professional Live Audio” by Rob Gainey. Rockin Your Stage Sound

PERFORMED/RECORDED WITH
• Hurricane • George Lynch • Steve Vai • Doug Pinnick • Paul Gilbert • Richie Kotzen • Bruce Bouillet • Albert Lee • Dean Parks• Bonnie Pointer • Digital Underground • Anna Victoria • OCD All Star Classic Rock Jam Band (Phil Soussan, Neil Turbin, JP Cervoni) • Little Anthony & the Imperials • The Coasters • Glass Tiger

TOURS
• Hurricane 2015 Summer Tour
• Bruce Bouillet Summer Tour 2015
• Queensryche / Hurricane 2014 Summer Tour
• George Lynch/Souls of We (2009)
• 8 Stops 7 (2003) – Warner Reprise Records
• Tribe After Tribe (2001) – “Pearls Before Swine” with Joey Vera (Armored Saints), Jeff Ament (Pearl Jam), Doug Pinnick (King’s X)
• Leif Garrett w/Dave Navarro (2001-2002)
• Pointer Sisters (1986-1987)
• Paula Abdul (1986-1987)

CLINICS
• Various music stores – sponsored by Mapex/Vater/May Mics/UFIP Cymbals
• Guitar Center Clinic Tour – sponsored by Pearl/Vater/May Mics/UFIP Cymbals

ENGINEERS/PRODUCERS WORKED WITH
• Andy Johns (Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin)
• Bob Ezrin (Pink Floyd, KISS, Alice Cooper)
• Eddie Kramer (Beatles, Hendrix, (Led Zeppelin)
• Simon Phillips (The Who, Toto, Jeff Beck)
• Tony Brock (Rod Stewart, The Baby’s)
• Mike Tacci (Metallica “Black”)
• Kenny McCloud (Janet Jackson, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Snoop Dogg)
• David Z Rivkin (Prince, Etta James, Billy Idol)

DISCOGRAPHY
• Guns, Girls and Gambling Soundtrack (Elvis’ Viva Las Vegas, 2012)
• JP Cervoni, “LA Sessions” Label: Favored Nations/Steve Vai (April 2012) Featuring: Simon Phillips, Vinnie Colaiuta, Joey Heredia, Kirk Covington, Tony Brock
• Rox Diamond-Frontier Records (2015)
• George Lynch/Souls of We “Let the Truth Be Known” (2008)
• Tribe after Tribe “Enchanted Entrance” (2002)
• Led Zeppelin/Jimi Hendrix Tribute (2002) Featuring: George Clinton (Parliament) – John 5 (Marilyn Manson) – Jeff Pilson (Dokken), Robert Trujillo (Metallica) – Frank Gambale – Traci Guns (LA Guns)
Mike Inez (Alice In Chains) – Steve Lukather (Toto) – Gilby Clarke – Trae Daniel (POD) – Killah Priest (Wu-Tang Clan) – ICE T

ENDORSMENTS
• Jim Beier Snares – Beier Drums
• May Microphones – Randall May
• Kickport International – Kickport
• Techra Sticks – Techra
• Aquarian drum heads – Aquarian Drumheads
• Wedgie Drum Keys – Wedgie.com
• Cymbal Sox – Cymbalsox

VIDEOS
George Lynch Souls of We
Doug Pinnick
Paul Gilbert
Hurricane

REVIEWS
National Rock Review
Geoff Tate

CONTACT

(818) 282-8855

email

Mike Hansen’s Website

Mike Hansen’s Facebook Page

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