||Alberto Atalah, a Chilean drummer,
began playing drums when he was 14.
After five years of private lessons on drum kit and snare drum, he began
studying classical percussion at the PUC in Chile, where he learned to
play xylophone, marimba, percussion sets and classical snare drum, as
well as other instruments.
While studying, he stood out for his snare drum skills in particular.
Alberto has also taken private lessons from a number of drum teachers
over the years.
Alberto’s strengths are rock music, double bass drumming, rudiments,
polyrhythms and odd meters.
From 2008 to 2016, Alberto's main musical project was The Outside, a
Chilean/German metal band based in Berlin. After two albums and
countless shows in Europe and South America the band decided to stop
performing, giving all the band members the chance to continue with
other musical paths.
||In recent years Alberto recorded and toured with a variety of rock,
metal, pop, progressive and latin bands all over Europe (Germany, UK,
Austria, Switzerland, Netherlands, Poland, Italy, Belgium, Sweden,
Norway, Czech Republic, and others), in Russia and at very well-known
festivals like Summer Breeze, M'era Luna, Metalfest, Wave-Gotik-Treffen,
and others, performing in front of thousands of people.
In 2014, Alberto was invited to participate as a member of the jury in
the national part of the German contest "Jugend Musiziert", the most
important musical contest for young musicians in Germany.
He’s been living in Berlin since 2005. At the moment he's teaching full
time at thePlanetDrum Berlin, an international drum school with over 170
students in Berlin, and touring a lot with different bands as an
Alberto has endorsements with Pearl Drums, Istanbul Mehmet Cymbals,
Ahead Armor Cases and Ice Stix Germany.