Art Cruz, who has taken over from Chris Adler as the sticksman for metal icons Lamb of God, has recently been announced as a Yamaha DTX artist.
A statement from Yamaha reads:
“We’re pleased to announce that Art Cruz of metal icons Lamb of God is now an official Yamaha DTX artist, and we’re looking to hearing how he integrates DTX into his projects in the studio and on the road!“
Art Cruz comments:
“I’m thrilled to join the Yamaha DTX family of drummers and creators. The products speak for themselves. As a live heavy metal drummer, this will not only help me modernize my sound on stage and in the studio with ease but grow the entire Lamb Of God live show moving forward!”
Art Cruz was born and raised in Los Angeles California. At 16, he joined the South El Monte High School Drum line, and formed his own first band just a year later. This sparked a non stop drive for a drumming career. In 2008 he joined SoCal metal outfit Winds Of Plague. In 2012, he began playing with New York Legends, Prong. As of 2018, he has been behind the kit for Grammy-nominated metal band Lamb Of God.