Gethyn Hatch is a drummer, multi-instrumentalist and backup vocalist with live and studio experience, living in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Gethyn is a graduate of the Music Industry Arts (MIA) program at Algonquin College in Ottawa.  Through this program he enhanced his music skills and knowledge by learning audio production, musicianship and the business of music.

His main focus has been drumming for the past ten+ years and his drummer influences include Jay Weinberg, Mario Duplantier, James Sullivan, Gene Hoglan, Joey Jordison, Chris Adler, Jon Dolmayan and Brooks Wackerman.

Gethyn likes to play and listen to most music genres and prides himself on his ability to play anything from a jazzy blues backbeat to a driving metalcore groove. A few bands/musicians in his current playlist include the Racontours, Lamb of God, Slipknot, Queens of the Stone Age and TRI4TH.

Music Highlights

Nov 2020 – Video Release “Light This City” Sunday Riot Club (Drummer)
Jun-Aug 2020 – Ottawa Ontario – Studio Recording of Sunday Riot Club first EP (Drummer)
Apr 2020 – Ottawa Ontario – Sunday Riot Club – Live & Rock Act of The Year Awards Winner – Ottawa Sounds (Drummer)
Aug 2019 – Ottawa Ontario – Drummer for Sunday Riot Club
July 2019 – Perth Ontario – Bucket Drumming Workshop – Maplekey Day Camp
June 2019 – Perth Ontario – Gerry Geddes Music Award – Perth & District Collegiate Institute
May 2019 – Ottawa – The Nationals MusicFest Canada – Concert Band Finalists (Drum Kit)
Apr 2019 – Brockville – Lions Music Festival – Gold Award – Concert Band (Drum Kit)
Feb 2019 – Ottawa – Accepted to Music Industry Arts – Algonquin College (Start Sept 2019)
Feb 2019 – Perth Ontario – Bowl For Kids Benefit Concert (Drum Kit, Guitar, Vocals)
Aug 2018 – Smiths Falls Art Festival (Guitar, Vocals)
July 2018 – Ottawa  Bluesfest (Drum Kit)
July 2018 – Perth, Ontario – Stewart Park Festival (Drum Kit, Guitar, Vocals)
June 2018 – Perth – Lake 88.1 Radio (Percussion, Backup Vocals)
May 2018 – Toronto – Canada’s Wonderland (Percussion, Drum Kit)
Apr 2018 – Brockville – Lions Music Festival – Gold Award – Concert Band (Drum Kit)
Feb 2018 – Perth Ontario – Bowl For Kids Benefit Concert (Guitar, Vocals)
Dec 2017 – Lanark Ontario – Warden’s banquet (Percussion)
July 2017 – Ottawa Bluesfest (Drum Kit)
July 2017 – Perth, Ontario – Stewart Park Festival (Drum Kit)
June 2017 – Perth, Ontario – Open for Fluffy Little Cowboys (Drum Kit)
Aug 2011 – Ottawa – Hot 89.9 Student Got Talent Finalist (Drum Kit)
Nov 2010 – Carleton Place – Champions for Kids Christmas Benefit Concert (Drum Kit)

Drum Equipment

  • NM Custom Built Kit (Studio)
    22 x 20” Kick
    12” Floating Rack Tom
    13” Floating Rack Tom
    16” Floating Floor Tom
  • 1990’s Pearl Export Series (Live)
    22 x 18” Kick
    12-13” Rack Toms
    16” Floor Tom

14×6.5” Pearl Custom SensiTone Elite
14x 5” Pearl 70’s Vintage

13”Hi hats
14” Hi hats
2- 16” Medium Crash
16” Bright Crash
20” Ride

Yamaha DTX-MULTI 12 Electronic Sample Percussion Pad and Triggers
12×20” Cajon

DW Kick Pedals
BigDog UK Assorted Hardware
Assorted Gibraltar Hardware and Stands

Audio Equipment/Software
Mac Book Pro i9
Logic Pro X
TASCAM 16×8 Audio Interface
Berhinger X32 Rack Mixer (FOH and In Ear Monitor Rig)
MeeAudio Pro Customs, Shure and Mackie In Ear Monitors
Assorted Microphones for live/recording drums and instruments