Torsten Bugiel, drummer from Cologne, Germany, has been playing professionally since 2000.
He has played concerts in different musical styles and bands from world music, hiphop, pop, r’n’b, rock to metal.
Torsten is a well known live and studio drummer – his studio credits include recording sessions in Cologne, Hamburg, Frankfurt, Bonn, and Stuttgart. With didgeridoo genius, Tom Fronza, he toured through the USA, Italy, Austria, Swiss, Estonia and Germany. Since 2008 he has played in the band of Thomas Godoj ("German Idol" winner) and completed three great successful tours all over Germany, Switzerland, and Austria – with more coming up in 2011.
Since 2011 he also plays in the Darius Zander Band. Also, Torsten’s different live and studio credits include The Living Gospel Choir, Saturday Night Fever Musical, Drum’n’Didg, Gates Of Goldrain, Tribute To Fanta 4, Sascha Katterbach, Highersense, Wirtz, and many more.
He played on several German TV shows at RTL, MDR, ZDF, and ARD. In Cologne he records his live drums and drum programmings for several artists in his own studio.
Torsten is endorsed by ZILDJIAN, PORK PIE, ICESTIX (Torsten Bugiel "Metropolis" Signature Series) and COMPACT MONITORS.