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|Birth name||Luke Daniel Holland|
|Born||June 14, 1993
Peoria, Arizona, U.S.
Luke Daniel Holland (born June 14, 1993) is an American drummer and musician, most popular for his YouTube videos.
He was born in Peoria, Arizona. Despite his father being a professional drummer, Holland gained interest in the drums after hearing his neighbor playing at the age of 10. Around the same time, he bought his first drum kit, having saved up enough money after mowing lawns for a year. Self-taught, he played the snare drum in his high school marching band for a year and a half at Peoria High School throughout 2007 and 2008.
At the age of 15, after playing for local band Oceans Will Part, Holland took to self-promotion online, making a YouTube account in July 2009, under the name LukeHollandDrums where he started to post drum covers and remixes. At the age of 16, Holland got a chance to stand-in as the drummer for Texas in July. Around the same time, his YouTube page was noticed by Josh Chomik, a fellow YouTuber known for his comedy music. His popularity increased immensely, going from a thousand subscribers to over nine thousand subscribers plus in a few days. From 2009 to 2016, Holland's YouTube channel has reached over 620,000+ subscribers, and over 55 million views.
Apart from YouTube, Holland is known for being a past member of metalcore band The Word Alive. He played in the band from early 2012 to late 2016, leaving to pursue more activity on his YouTube channel, session work, giving drum lessons, and occasional touring.
In 2013, Holland was voted third on Alternative Press' Drummer of the Year, and second for Modern Drummer's Up & Coming.
In 2014, Holland along with Issues vocalist Tyler Carter contributed a cover of Paramore's hit song "Ain't It Fun" for the Fearless compilation Punk Goes Pop Vol. 6.
Holland worked as a session drummer for I See Stars on their album, Treehouse, which was released in June 2016.
Holland was featured on Jason Richardson's debut album I, which was released in July 2016.
In 2017, Holland formed a new band The Evening with Elijah Trey and former guitarist of From First to Last, Taylor Larson.
On July 10, 2019, Jeremy Renner uploaded the music video for his single, "Main Attraction", featuring Holland as his drummer.
On September 13, 2019, rock band Starset released their album Divisions, with Holland on drums for the entire album.
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