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Demian Arriaga
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PERFORMS WITH:
Jonas Brothers

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PROFILE
Venezuelan Drummer and Percussionist Demian Arriaga has had the privilege of performing with: guitar virtuoso RICHIE KOTZEN with whom he has toured over 25 countries in Europe, South and Central America, GARY CHERONE (Extreme, Van Halen, famous for the song MORE THAN WORDS), former American Idol Contestant RYAN STARR, RBD (rebelde), EGUIE CASTRILLO (Tito Puente), CHARLES HAYNES (Lady Gaga, Me'shell Ndegeocello), MARIO REYES (Gypsy Kings), SEAN ERIC (Mary J. Blige), REIKO NAKANO (Kelly Clarkson), guest spots with RUBEN BLADES and JUAN LUIS GUERRA among many others.

Since his arrival to the west coast, Demian has collaborated with GIRTH, KARINA WARE, SON SOLES, SELENA GARCIA. Most notably he has performed and recorded with alternative country singer Jamie Alonge.

He has recorded with Venezuelan pop legend YORDANO, ska/punk leading band STREETLIGHT MANIFESTO, Rock Guitar virtuoso ETHAN BROSH (Magna Carta Records) Guitarrist Doug Pettibone, down tempo artist KARINA WARE, Venezuelan pop artists RICKY PERNIA and VICTOR DRIJA, as well as doing percussion for BUICK commercials running nationally.

He is a current faculty member for the Paul Green's SCHOOL OF ROCK IN HOLLYWOOD; which he cites as "the most incredible and profoundly inspiring experience of my life."

Demian is currently on a world tour as the percussionist for The Jonas Brothers.

RECORDINGS
99 Songs Of Revolution by Streetlight Manifesto (Victory Records 2010), Somewhere In The Between by Streetlight Manifesto (Victory Records 2007), Out Of Oblivion by Ethan Brosh (Magna Carta Records 2009), El Deseo by Yordano (Indie- 2008)

INFLUENCES
Megadeth, Ruben Blades, Dream Theater, Bjork, Guaco, Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ours, Blind Guardian, Remy Shand.

ADVICE TO ASPIRING MUSICIANS
Stay positive, optimistic and most of all proactive! Get stuff done! Dreams come true only if you make them happen. Stay true to yourself but be flexible.