Brandon Saller of Atreyu on DC LIVE with Host Terry Bozzio
Brandon Saller has been playing drums since the age of 12 and at 18 turned pro. His big break came in 1998 with the Metalcore band Atreyu. Not only a self-taught drummer, Brandon also plays guitar and bass and is becoming a more prolific vocalist with Atreyu as well as a creative artist in the medium of painting.
Atreyu has been featured on soundtracks in movies such as “Mr. & Mrs. Smith”, “Underworld: Evolution” and “Madden NFL07”, as well as in the racing game, “Burnout 3”.
Atreyu has sold well over 1 million albums worldwide. Their release “A Death-Grip on Yesterday” (2006) peaked at #9 on the Billboard 200 charts, selling over 690,000 copies. Their third release “Lead Sails Paper Anchor” (2007) debuted at #8 on the Billboard 200 charts, selling over 43,000 copies in the first week alone and racking up an impressive string of #1s: #1 on The Billboard Top Rock Albums Chart, #1 on The Billboard Top Hard Rock Albums Chart and #1 on The Billboard Top Alternative Albums Charts Add to Favorites