Jeff Plate is an American professional hard rock/heavy metal drummer. He currently plays with the group Trans-Siberian Orchestra. He is best known as drummer for American heavy metal band Savatage on their albums since Japan Live '94, and was also a member of Metal Church from 2006 to their break up in 2009 and again from their reunion in 2012 to 2017.
|Born:||Mar 26, 1962, Montour Falls, New York, U.S.|
|Genres:||Heavy metal, progressive metal, power metal|
|Associated acts:||Savatage, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Chris Caffery, Doctor Butcher, Metal Church, John West, Machines of Grace|
About Jeff Plate
Heavy metal musician who is recognized for having played the drums for both Savatage and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. In 2009, he co-founded a new project entitled Machines of Grace.
He began taking drum lessons after seeing Kiss perform on The Midnight Special.
With Savatage, he first appeared on the album Japan Live '94.
He married his wife Cathy Fracasso in 2008.
Both he and Chris Caffery performed with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra.
Information related to Jeff Plate
- Savatage members
- Trans-Siberian Orchestra members
- American male drummers
- American rock drummers