Gene Hoglan to join Late Night With Seth Meyers house band as guest performer

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Official press release:

Metal drumming legend and Brendon Small’s Galaktikon rhythm master Gene Hoglan is honored to announce that he will sit in with NBC’s Late Night with Seth Meyers house band, The 8G Band, from October 2 through October 5, 2017 as guest drummer. Hoglan joins the ranks of iconic drummers Abe Laboriel, Jr. (Paul McCartney), Brann Dailor (Mastodon), Vinnie Colaiuta (Frank Zappa, Joni Mitchell, Sting), Matt Cameron (Pearl Jam, Soundgarden), Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Danny Carey (Tool), Venzella Joy (BeyoncĂ©) and others who have also held this position on the show.

Late Night with Seth Meyers airs on NBC weeknights at 12:35e/11:35c. Visit for additional airing information.

Hoglan says:

“Words cannot express how elated I am to have been invited to man the throne for the mighty 8G Band on Late Night with Seth Meyers in the first week of October. I’m really looking forward to this experience, and it’s an honor to be a part of such a fun show. Thank you to all who have helped put this together, you have my esteemed gratitude.”