Mike Terrana is an American drummer, known principally in the hard rock genre. His first professional work was in 1984 with the Toronto Canada based rockers “Hanover Fist” (MCA records), after which he recorded and toured with various bands, playing various rock bands in New York State.

Between 1987 and 1997, Terrana was based out Los Angeles, and began working with Artists like Yngwie Malmsteen, Tony Macalpine, Steve Lukather (Toto), Jennifer Batten (Michael Jackson), and Beau Nasty.

In 1997 Mike relocated to Europe, settling in Hamburg Germany, where he worked with such bands as Gamma Ray, Axel Rudi Pell, Masterplan, Rage and Savage Circus.

During the past two years Mike has been touring member of Tarja (X-singer of Nightwish) and recently recorded her second solo CD entitled “What Lies Beneath” for release in the fall of 2010. In 2012 -2014 Terrana recorded Tarjas “Colors in the Dark” and complied a 2 year world tour.

In 2015 Terrana recored a classical DVD entitles Beauty and the Beat” with orchestra

Recorded a self Entitled Rock CD "TERRANA "with his own 3 piece power Trio followed by club dates and Summer Festival appearances

Mike also enjoys playing music from the instrumental fusion genre and is currently performing many drum clinics around the world to support the release of his new book “Double Bass Cross Training”

Endorsements :

Remo Drum Heads, PDP Drums , Paiste Cymbals, and Vic Firth Sticks