Tyson Maitland is 21 year old self-taught drummer from Sarnia, Ontario Canada. He is currently in a 4-piece Hardcore band called Amnesty. They are well known all throughout Ontario playing from Windsor all the way up to the Nation’s Capital Ottawa. Amnesty has also made connections in Michigan as Sarnia is border buddies with Port Huron. Amnesty has played Detroit multiple times along with Warren, Port Huron and other cities throughout Michigan. They have released 2 EP’s, the first one coming out in 2015 and the 2nd just recently released last month (January 2016). Amnesty has influences from bands such as The Ghost Inside, Counterparts, Kublai Khan and Varials.
Tyson Maitland has been playing drums since he was 13 years old. His first found love of music has come from Classic Rock and Hip-Hop with playing influences from The Doors, Deep Purple and Rush. For his hip-hip style influences ranging from Notorious BIG to Dr Dre. As his music taste progressed, he began listening to heavier music through elementary school such as Meshuggah, At the Gates and Tool. Tyson began high school and was influenced with music by his peers and friends around him which opened up more doors and further influencing his early style of drumming. Bands that Tyson became infatuated with throughout high school were Underoath, Saosin, Silverstein and A Day to Remember. Tyson’s progression through his years of playing have led to his knowledge of music expanding and skill to improve. Artist/Bands that Tyson listens to now are Kublai Khan, Knocked Loose, Neck Deep and The Story So Far. Yet he does listen to his heavy tunes, his Hip-Hop/Rap interest are still heavily standing tall with J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar and Drake.
Amnesty Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AmnestyHxC/
Amnesty Bandcamp: https://amnestyhxc.bandcamp.com/
Amnesty Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkEb30RrNJbM4BCBboDFwfw
Tyson’s Drum Page: https://www.facebook.com/Tyson-Maitland-Drums-1442163626048931/
Tyson’s Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/popsiclesnap
14” Extreme Hi-Hats
16” Gospel China
16” Custom Brilliant Crash
19” Extreme Crash