||Born in Valparaiso, Chile, Alberto Atalah began playing drums at the age of 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 dedicated his time especially to learning the snare drum. Alberto has also taken private lessons from a number of drum teachers over the
Alberto's strengths are rudiments, polyrhythms, odd meters, Rock and Metal drumming in general.
In recent years Alberto recorded and toured with a variety of rock, metal, progressive and latin bands all over Europe (GER, SUI, UK, IRL, AUT, NL, PL, FRA, ITA, BE, ES, SE, NOR, CZ, and others), in Russia and at well-known festivals like Summer Breeze, M'era Luna, Metalfest, Wave-Gotik-Treffen, Rock Harz 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 has been living in Berlin since 2005. At the moment he is teaching full time at thePlanetDrum Berlin, an international drum school with over 250 students in Berlin, recording in his own studio and touring a lot with different bands as an independent drummer, and with his own band The Outside.
Alberto endorses Pearl Drums, Istanbul Mehmet Cymbals, Ahead Armor Cases and Ice Stix Germany.