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Ed regularly features in the mainstream media for example on numerous television channels in the UK and abroad, examples include the popular ‘Richard & Judy’ show on Channel 4, BBC and ITV news, various Sky channels and the printed media including newspapers, magazines such as  ‘Rhythm Magazine’, ‘Home & Away’ and others.


Ed holds two Guinness World Records®, one for ’longest drum roll in a group’ with Terl Bryant, Liam Watts and Callum Rees, and the other for conducting the Largest Hand Drum Ensemble.  He also directs a team building and an aviation training/events company based in the UK.


In his current live schedule Ed is on the road his 'I Hit Stuff!' live tours and shows and collaborating with a number of artists and bands, more info available on the news page soon!

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Known for his relentless energy and passion for music, Ed's personality and approach is infectuous, inspiring and motivating.  These attributes together with his  skillset as a multi-instrumentatlist have led him to work globally in numerous facets of the industry, most notably as an independent artist, session artist, clinician, facilitator, presenting masterclasses and performing with his unique 'circular' signature rig.  Also often referred to as Cybadrummer or Cyba-X, Ed energises crowds whenever he performs, from large festivals to stadiums, clubs and venues around the world.


Ed has been drumming since the early age of 6, but as an example of his busy schedule, between 2007-2017 alone he has performed live, delivered workshops and clinics over 2000 times to audiences in over 40 countries. In performing at drum clinics, he toured or shared the stage with hundreds of artists/drummers with the likes of Zoro (Lenny Kravitz, Bobby Brown etc), Tommy Aldridge (Whitesnake, Ozzy Osbourne), Jerry Brown (Girls Aloud, Will Young etc), Terl Bryant (John Paul Jones etc), Gregg Bissonette (David Lee Roth etc), Raul D'Oliveira (Elton,

Wham etc) and many other top guests and performers.  He is also an in demand session drummer

for charting artists worldwide.  


Underwater Drumming Ed Freitas GWR Certificate Mar2012