Born in Queens, NY Allen Benatar has been a dedicated drummer and live performer for as long as he can remember. At the age of thirteen, with an unspeakable amount of practice and dedication in school plays and the school band, Allen finally got the five piece Pearl Export Series drum kit that he had been dreaming about. As a young child, Allen always knew he would grow up to be the passionate musician he is today."The energy that runs through my body when I pick up a pair of sticks is insane. The stage is my home, playing in front of people live is what I live for.. At that moment, nothing else matters".Allen's contributions to every group he has joined the stage with are remarkable. He is able to manipulate his set in ways that no one has dared to try. Blessed with a rare ability to intuitively compute measures of time and beat, Allen's artful competitive edge is endless. Always ahead of his game, Allen's unique drumming style entails extremely fast and coordinated drum patterns that are recognized by many of his fans. His highly technical circular double-bass patterns and his off-time signature beats are extraordinarily uncommon. Allen continues to tour around the country and his impressive custom DW Lavender Lacquer drum kit doesn't leave his side.Allen's internal fire burns solely for the desire to be the perpetual cutting-edge of the music industry. His talents and contributions have endless Possibilities and his desire to learn and grow are extremely admirable. Allen now resides in Los Angeles, California where he continues to make his dream a reality, as a Professional Drummer & Actor!