joey IS AN EXPERIENCED drummer in the los angeles MUSIC SCENE.

Born in 1996 in Torreón, Mexico, Joey Aguirre has been playing drums since he was nine years old. By the time he was 16, he knew he wanted to pursue a career in music, so he moved to Hollywood to earn a degree in Drum Performance at the Musicians Institute.

In 2016, Joey recorded with the Canada-based duo Aurganic, appearing on the band’s latest full-length release, Distant Echoes and Close Encounters.

In November, 2017, he started playing drums for the progressive metal band Sifting (Eclipse Records). Most recently, he made his professional debut in Quito, Ecuador when Sifting opened for Tarja Turunen during her international Shadow Shows tour.

Sifting has been on tour with bands: Dayshell, Eyes Set to Kill, Prong and Sons of Apollo since Joey joined the line-up.  

Meanwhile, Joey takes every opportunity to record new music and play live shows whenever — and wherever he can, he has the skills of both a session musician and live musician.