Jonas Sanders is a Belgian drummer born in Brussels, Belgium in May 1987. He grew up in a family where art and music always had a significant place and started to play the drums at the age of four. A few years later he began a classical training at the Music Academy of Brussels where he graduated with the highest honors before continuing his education at the Jazz Department of the Royal Conservatory of Brussels in the class of Bruno Castellucci. Musicians he met there like Jean-Louis Rassinfosse and Michel Hatzigeorgiou helped him develop his style and shape his musical personality from an early age on.

At the age of fourteen, he took his first steps in the metal scene by joining a band called Dark Sensation giving him his first live and studio experience. Over the next few years he joined several local bands (Emptiness, Angel Crew, Resistance and Komah) which gave him his first international touring opportunities headlining or as a support for bands like Kataklysm, Misery Index, Death Angel, Vader, Belphegor, Darkest Hour and many others.

Since 2011, Jonas is the official drummer of the New-York based hardcore band Pro-Pain with whom he tours Europe several times a year and plays at well-known venues and festivals such as Graspop, Hellfest, Summerbreeze, Bloodstock Open Air, Metal Days, Brutal Assault, Eindhoven Metal Meeting, Reload Festival, Kaleidoskop Festival and many more. He also regularly tours the USA & Canada with them and performed on the main stage of the Rock al Parque festival 2014 in Bogota, Colombia, in front of an audience of over 120.000 people.

In the meantime, Jonas continues undertaking live and studio sessions where he collaborates with a lot of various artists and is, since 2017, part of the Blackout Studio team in Brussels where he currently produces and teaches drums, sharing his vision and career advices to a growing community of musicians.

Most recently he joined Killthelogo as their official drummer releasing their debut album 'Reset' at the end of last year (on PIAS).

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