Brooks Wackerman's Birthday
Brooks Wackerman (born February 15, 1977) is an American musician, currently the drummer for the American heavy metal bands Avenged Sevenfold and Mass Mental, also known as the former drummer for Bad Religion, and is the younger brother of John Bob, and Chad Wackerman (formerly a member of Frank Zappa's band). He is the son of Chuck Wackerman, an educator in the Los Alamitos California Unified School District. Brooks is also a former student of Murray Spivack and Chuck Flores. After Wackerman's departure from Bad Religion, it was announced on November 4, 2015 that Wackerman would replace Arin Ilejay as the drummer for Avenged Sevenfold.