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Rob Youells began taking drum lessons at age 6 Studying with Rick Aquino until age 9. At 11 he switched to Studying with Keith Necessary who studied with celebrated jazz legend, Joe Morello. He also studied with Joe Nevolo for a few of his teen years.
Drawing heavy influence from drum greats like Dave Lombardo (Slayer), Tim "Herb" Alexander (Primus), and Danny Carey (Tool), Rob blends different rhythmic flavors and attitudes to forge his own style.
Rob was an original forming member of NJ thrash band "Sound Storm" from age 17-21 which morphed into Seminole Underground NJ thrash band "Dirtchurch" Later taking his innovative chops into NY/NJ hardcore band Faction zero. Most recently handling drum duty for NY hardcore band "Full Scale Riot" where he met and played with Generation Kill bassist Rob Moschetti.
With over 3 decades of drumming experience, Rob brings an extra dose of speed and power as well as flawless technique and versatility to any project he works with. After a long trek through the heavy music underground, Rob has finally found a home as the drummer for nuclear blast recording artist "Generation Kill." When the vacant seat opened in the Gkill camp Rob was the first choice due to his former experience with Rob Moschetti.
Generation Kill is currently working on their third full length record and also releasing an album with rock n roll Hall of famer Darryl DMC McDaniels from rap/rock legends RUN DMC. The project is titled "DMC Generation Kill."
"It's like... Everything I've done since I was six years old has been preparing me for this moment in my life. Playing with amazing musicians and writers... It's pushing me to new heights as a writer and player myself. I truly love this band"
Among his other achievements, Rob is also an IFBB pro body builder and an actor.