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 Angeleno for ages, Mike Hansen covers a real wide spectrum of collaborations.
Spanning from 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.
• www.GeorgeLacavaProductions.com and www.BigFishAudio.com
• www.bigfishaudio.com/detail.html?1;16;1:::::::::::george%20lacava:514591
Rockin Your Stage Sound, author Rob Gainey
• Featured in published book: “Rockin Your Stage Sound-A Musician’s Guide to Professional
Live Audio”.
• www.RockinYourStageSound.com

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 – www.beierdrums.com
• May Microphones – www.randallmay.com
• Kickport International – www.kickport.com
• Techra Sticks – www.techra.it//drumsticks.html
• Aquarian drum heads – www.aquariandrumheds.com
• Wedgie Drum Keys – www.wedgie.com/drum-keys.html
• Cymbal Sox – www.cymbalsox.com
MEDIA LINKS

  • George Lynch Souls of We – https://youtu.be/2v2hv2FaPUE
    • Doug Pinnick – https://youtu.be/8Zcr3X08oxo?t=5m56s
    • Paul Gilbert – https://youtu.be/5RCM-6Kg2W0
    • Hurricane – https://youtu.be/rHb9rbIB4Ms
    Reviews
    www.nationalrockreview.com/2014/06/01/queensryche-geofftatechesterfieldtwp-
    mi-on-17may2014/
    www.daretosupportgeofftate.com/?p=1144

CONTACT

(818) 282-8855, email: drummermikehansen@icloud.com

www.drummermikehansen.com

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