Glenn Cwikla began playing drums in the early 90’s heavily influenced by rock legends such as Led Zeppelin, Rush, AC/DC and Aerosmith. Guided by his fathers encouragement he joined his first band at 15 a Metallica cover band that would eventually begin writing original songs and landed him in his first recording studio sessions at 16. Since then Glenn has recorded with 20 bands and released 14 Full length albums with in the “Heavy Hard Rock” Genre and a couple of “Alternative Rock” projects as well. Since Moving to Las Vegas in 2005 He’s been in multiple projects such as Vile Child, Ill PatientZ, Astoria702 and now Pariah was One.
Michael Arellano, (Mike Fury) is from Texas-USA, and he has been playing drums for over 20 years. Nowadays he`s playing in legendary Band M.O.D.
M.O.D (abbreviation for Method of Destruction) is a crossover thrash band from New York City, fronted by S.O.D vocalist Billy Milano.
Mike Fury is a very active drummer, besides the classic band M.O.D, He also plays in another bands, like:
Indisgust, Will to Live TXHC, Die Young, Protest and War Ensemble Tribute.
He found in Orion Cymbals the best quality and durability to plays on Tours, from small stages to big stages.
His Kit is mixing the series, X10, RAGE10 and Rev10 !!!!
Swamp Loco is a company founded by the American native William Johnson who since 1989 has a vast experience in the American Metal and Rock n Roll scene. The company officially started its activities in 2018 with the aim of managing bands and musicians from all over the world, performing shows, tours, workshops, merchandise, events and all kinds of services necessary for bands and musicians in general. After some highly successful tours and events, Swamp Loco felt the need to set up his own music studio, thus facilitating productions and giving more support to the artists. Together with the studio, a workshop was also set up for the construction and repair of musical equipment, thus completing all the necessary structure for the best progress of the projects.
Due to many contacts with foreign companies and brands, the opportunity to import drum cymbals from a consolidated brand in Brazil called Orion Cymbals occurred, thus making one of its artists Caio D`Angelo, drummer of the successful heavy metal band Claustrofobia from Brazil a brand ambassador in the USA, Caio has been endorsed by Orion Cymbals in Brazil for the past 15 years, we are extremely positive that this partnership will opening many possibilities and starting a new era of the company that now besides Booking Agency, Studio and manufacturer of musical instruments, Swamp Loco is an importer, distributor, store and artist relations.
After the foundation of the company in 2018, things happened extremely fast, with relevant growth and making it possible to put into practice many promising projects that add a lot to the American and world music scene. With full strength and relying on the experience of all its artists and partners, Swamp Loco promises to enhance art and artists with quality, professionalism, and dedication.