Kevin James Dean |

Kevin James Dean

Kevin James Dean


Brand New Sin 2002-2012 - Now or Never Records / Century Media Records / Goomba Music
Josh Groban - 2015 Tour (5 shows)
Heart - 2014 Tour (3 shows)
Hobo Graffiti (est 2011), Miss E. & the Resonators (est 2014), Dean Martin & Davie (est 2014), Vagabond Station (est 2015) - Current
Honey Spoon 2013-2014
Dry Lung Whiskey Binge (2014)
Granny 4 Barrel 2012-2014
The Undesirables 2006-2010
3 Man Bomb 1999-2002
Soul Massage 1996
M.T. Web 1993-1996
White Wine 1991
The 3rd Party 1988-1993

With an A.A.S. in Music Education/Music Merchandising from SUNY Onondaga and 20+ years of live and studio drumming experience, having played thousands of shows all over the US and UK, Kevin has also been inspiring the youth of the Syracuse area teaching drums and percussion since 1999.

Kevin proudly endorses Vic Firth Sticks and Soultone Cymbals.

Kevin has been drumming with Brand New Sin, touring the USA and UK since 2002 along side many well knows bands such as Motorhead, Black Label Society, Saliva, Breaking Benjamin, Type O Negative, Clutch, Soil, Mushroomhead, The Cult and more. They have opened for Godsmack, Dope, Chris Cornell, The Deftones, Drowning Pool, Audiovent, Dillinger Escape Plan, and countless others. In May of 2011, Brand New Sin signed a worldwide distribution and marketing deal with Goomba Music and Eone Entertainment, releasing their 5th full length album in fall of 2011. For more information and news about the band go to Brand New Sin’s website

*Kevin recently played a run of shows with Josh Groban on his 2015 Stages Tour.
*In 2014 Kevin filled in for Ben Smith and played 3 shows with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees HEART.

Kevin is a full time drummer and educator based in Syracuse, NY.

My Soultone Set: 

Hobo Graffiti - 21" Ride "Custom"
Full kit (Brand New Sin and other projects) -
17" Crash "Custom"
16" Crash "Custom"
14" Hi Hats "Custom"
21" Ride "Custom"


Tue 12

I currently perform most often with my band Hobo Graffiti. We also host a biweekly open mic and we just released 2... Read More