A native of Brazil, Marco was always surrounded by music. Both his parents played the piano, which was the first instrument, however, he still likes to play keyboards and piano, mainly to capture new ideas for the band.

Picture by Todd Hobert

At the age of 15, Marco’s interest turned towards the drums, and currently is his main instrument. He studied drums while he was in Brazil with Mauricio Leite, a well known and respected drummer and in United States with Chuck Brown (Terry Bozzio, Will Kennedy, Jeff Campitelli, David Garibaldi).

Marco played with local Brazilian bands Hades warden, Evora and Móbil Gigante. In United States he played with the bands LoNero which he toured supporting Tony Macalpine in 2014/2015, Shaylon and Eden’s Curse.

He officially endorses Pearl Drums, Axis Percussion and Samson.

Other brands that he uses are: Sabian, Promark, Remo, Roland, Behringer, Urbanboards.

Picture by Tony Beaumont