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Ken Bedene
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Artist Biography

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  • Band/Affiliation: Aborted/System Divide
  • Country: United States
23 years old, Ken Bedene has been drumming for well over 10 years. At the age of 13 Ken was playing for local death metal bands with his dad. After playing in those bands for 5 years, Ken got contacted by the Relapse Records touring band Abysmal Dawn to join their ranks.
After several US tours with Abysmal Dawn, Ken got recruited by the well known Candlelight records band Abigail Williams as their new full time drummer. Ken then went on to record the bands 2010 release In the Absence of Light and toured the globe with Abigail Williams for 3 years non stop.

Late 2009 the opportunity came up to drum for Aborted(Century Media). Since then Ken has been playing for Aborted, and in June 2011 he recorded Aborted’s 7th full length record for Century Media entitled Global Flatline with infamous producer Jacob Hansen. The album was released January 2012 and was followed with lengthy tours all over the globe covering Europe  North america, South america and even Japan. Playing many summer festivals through Europe  playing direct support for bands as Cannibal corpse, The black dahlia murder, Vader, Decapitated, sharing the stage with giants as Slayer, In flames, Lamb of god, Trivium and many more. 2013 marked the 10 year anniversary of Aborted's GOREMAGEDDON record and the band did a very successful European headline tour to support the event.

In early 2013 Ken also  joined the band System Divide replacing drummer Mike Heller (Fear Factory, Malignancy) and recorded their new album Cult of Indifference, which is set for a  March 2014 release to be followed with a lengthy European and Japanese tour. Ken is now fully active and constantly touring with both Aborted and System Divide and ready to take the world by storm.

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