Erik Sandin, is an American musician and the drummer of the punk rock band NOFX, and former member of punk rock band Caustic Cause. He was a founding member of NOFX when they formed in Hollywood, California, in 1983. Two years after forming NOFX, he moved to Santa Barbara, leaving the band. In just one year without Sandin, the band had already gone through two drummers and in 1986 the band talked Sandin into rejoining NOFX. He has been NOFX's permanent drummer since his return in 1986, and played drums on every NOFX full-length album and EP released, including the 2007 live album They've Actually Gotten Worse Live!. The band Dogpiss featured a song about him called "Erik Sandin's Stand In" on the Fat Wreck Chords compilation album Short Music for Short People. Before the recording of the 1992 album White Trash, Two Heebs and a Bean, NOFX frontman Fat Mike gave Sandin an ultimatum. He had to quit heroin or be replaced.
|Also known as:||Smelly|
|Born:||July 29, 1966|
|Genres:||Punk rock, ska punk, skate punk, melodic hardcore, hardcore punk|
|Associated acts:||NOFX, Caustic Cause.|
|Website:||Erik Sandin's Official site|
About Erik Sandin
Founding member of the punk rock band NOFX who went by many aliases, including Smelly, Groggy Nodbeggar, and Seymour Butts.
He became a part of NOFX after high school.
He was featured in a song by the band Dogpiss titled "Erik Sandin's Stand In" on the compilation album, Short Music for Short People.
He was living in Hollywood when NOFX was formed, but later moved to Santa Barbara.
He is a fan of Dave Grohl.
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- NOFX members
- American punk rock drummers