Andres Vega is a Rock/Alternative Metal drummer born in Mexico City, currently established in Los Angeles, California. His sound is well known to be heavy with solid timing and great feel.
At a young age he did his first audition into the Jazz Drum Academy of Tino Contreras in Mexico City. It was there that he gained his experience playing local shows, followed by National and International tours. One of which was at the National Jazz Festival in the Nezahuacoyotl Concert Hall in Mexico City 2008 and the International Jazz Festival in Puerto Principe Haiti 2009, among others.
He is a founding member of the band Bonesteel based in Hollywood. He is also a member of the band Haster created in Orange County who won several awards in OC such as Best Metal Band Nominee - Orange County Music Awards – 2014 and Rockstar Uproar Battle of the Bands Winner – 2014.
Andres went on tour with Haster in 2016 (Los Angeles, Fresno, Medford, Bremerton, Portland, Everett, Fife, Olympia and Spokane).
He also went on tour with the band Vinyl Soul (New York and Mexico) in 2017.
He has performed alongside and shared stage with well-known bands such as Attila, Main Stage at Pico Rivera 2016, Gemini Syndrome at the Whisky A Go Go 2017, Hed PE at Slidebar 2017, Fozzy and Santa Cruz at the Whisky a Go Go 2018, among others.
Andres also has recorded studio and live albums for several artists in Mexico City and Los Angeles, such as Affriction, The Bad Applez and Ernie James to mention a few.
He holds a degree in drum performance, with an emphasis on Independent Artist Development from the famous music conservatory, Musicians Institute located in Hollywood CA. Competed a master class with Glen Sobel (official drummer for Alice Cooper) and drum mentoring from well-known musicians such as David Salinas and Ryan Brown (Official Drummer for Dweezil Zappa) also he completed an 18 month technique’s course with Robert Carson (3 Time National Snare drum Champion).