Dirk Verbeuren

DOB: 1975
Birthplace: Belgium
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 148lbs.
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Blonde
Status: Married
Siblings: None, but my cousin Sam is like my brother.
First Band: Scarve
Other Bands: Soilwork, Bent Sea


Napalm Death -Scum,Fredrik Thorendal's Special Defects -Sol Niger Within,Godflesh

Inception, Interstellar, Alien, Prometheus, Monty Python’s Holy Grail

Anything vegetarian or vegan

Clive Barker’s Books of Blood

Historical Figure:
Jacques Cousteau, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Rob Stewart

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    Megadeth solo:
     Conquer or Die!

    I like playing everywhere and anywhere

    TV shows:
    Breaking Bad, Monty Python’s Flying Circus, American Ninja Warrior

     Relaxing with my wife and pets,Dark Souls, and drumming, of course.

    "A man's gotta do what he's gotta do"

    Skateboarding, track and field, fitness

    Piece of technology:

    Vacation Spot

    seashepherd.org, oceana.org, Youtube

    Christmas/holiday song
    Jimmy Butler " Trim Your Tree"

    Song from Dystopia:
    The Threat Is Real


Most memorable concert:
Graspop 2016 with my family watching from side stage.

What do you like to do to relax while touring:
Listening to music, sightseeing, finding good records and strong coffee.

Occupation if not a musician:
Husband and animal dad.

Musical Influences:
Prince, Dave Lombardo, Chad Smith, Napalm Death, Godflesh, Beastie Boys, Björk and many, many more…

First concert ever seen:
Public Enemy, Paris, 1991

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    Fondest memory:
    Marrying Hannah Verbeuren.

    Advice to other bands/musicians:
    Practice, Patience and Perseverance!

    Most memorable tour story/experience:
    Ozzfest 2005

    Most important life lesson:
    Listen, keep an open mind, and enjoy every day to the fullest.

    Morning person or night owl?
    Depends on the timezone I happen to be in.

    Where/when would you go in a time machine?
    To a time when humanity has abandoned cruelty and learned to treat Earth and its inhabitants with respect and kindness.

    What 3 items would you want with you on a desert island other than food and water?
    Pillow, boombox and a ticket home.

    What is the last book you read?
    Neil Gaiman American Gods

    What is your must-have travel item when you’re on tour?

    What is your favorite part of the process when you’re recording or preparing to record an album?
    Coming up with a sick beat/riff/lyric and fine-tuning a song structure to perfection.