Aquiles Priester

Born Jun 25, 1971
Age 44
Hometown South Africa
Genres Thrash metal + Sy...
Instruments Drums + Drum kit
Performed With Hangar (Band) + A...

Aquiles Priester is the drummer of the Brazilian power metal band Hangar. In 2006, Aquiles participated in Fábio Laguna's Freakeys project. He is a former member of Angra.

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1971 Birth Born on June 25, 1971.


1985 14 Years Old In 1985 he attended the "Rock in Rio" festival where he decided to become a drummer. … Read More


2000 29 Years Old Priester would struggle for years to come, but eventually find success with metal outfits throughout Brazil, and eventually receive the chance to audition for Angra, in 2000.


2007 36 Years Old He continued to play with Angra until their hiatus at the end of 2007 but eventually left the band to focus on his other band, Hangar.
2010 39 Years Old In 2010 he auditioned, along with six other drummers, for the chance to replace Dream Theater's former drummer, Mike Portnoy. … Read More
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