As a drummer, he went to music at the age 15 playing in rock and metal bands. Early on,drumming became his main activity. After few gigs and recordings with musicians from Paris, he decided to go to Nancy to enter the Music Academy Internationale (M.A.I) school of music. There he formed a band, met and took some lessons with very talented musicians. In July 2000, he got his one year Diploma with greetings from the jury. In September 2000 he started his first tour in the east of France with his band KOOMA. Taking part in many different projects he did this year about 80 gigs. Between 2002 and 2004 he went several times on tour with Kooma. During one of these tours he became RON THAL’s (Bumblefoot) drummer, a famous american guitar player now in GUNS N’ ROSES. This same year he joined the neo-metal band ARTSONIC (warner music/ NTS).
In 2004 he decided to take some percussion lessons (conga, Timbales, Bongo) with MIGUEL GOMEZ (Paco de Lucia, Africando All Stars). This musical experience has greatly enriched him. In 2005 he joined the Metal Band ZUUL FX. With the band he did his firsts European tours. After two records, music videos broadcasted on MTV, MCM,W9, VH1, the band recorded his first DVD released in December 2008. Since 2005 first ZUUL FX record, Aurel has played and still plays with many other bands, and in very different styles of music (Rock, Pop, R'nB ,Acoustic, Instrumental).
At the end of 2007 he has been contacted by the duet CHRISTOPHE GODIN/IVAN ROUGNY (LANEY amplifier/ VIGIER guitars) to join their band MÖRGLBL, a prog-rock/jazz-metal band.Mörglbl became his main activity. The band has played many times at the MUSIKMESSEin FRANKFURT and atMUSIC CHINA in SHANGHAI. Mörglbl has toured in the U.K, GERMANY, four times in the U.S.A, sometimes sharing the stage with Bands like FREAK KITCHEN, PANZERBALLETT or LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT.In October 2012 they did their first tour in CHINA promoting their new album «BRÜTAL RÖMANCE» More recently Aurel joined the american gospel/rock artist CHI COLTRANE for her tours. They started together in Vienna(AT) on June 2009 with a show in front of 100,000 people. Since then they've been touring in Europe. Aurel also played with PAUL GILBERT during his european guitar clinic tour. His first solo album PLAYGROUND has been released in September 2012 and re-issued in2015 with an instructional Drum DVD. Recently he joined the metal band DISCONNECTED and went on tour opening for the american artist Tremonti.