Brandon Khoo

Brandon Khoo is the founder of Progressive metal band COEN as well as a versatile session drummer with more than 19 years of experience playing globally on stage, touring and recording for various bands/solo artists/projects/musicians. He has performed with Grammy-award winning guitarist Kiko Loureiro (Megadeth) and Grammy nominated keyboardist Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater) and opened up for multiple Platinum recording band The Script. Brandon has also worked with Golden Melody Awards winning singer Emil Chau, Golden Horse Award winning singer and actor Leon Lai, Jaycee Chan (Son of Jackie Chan), Wu Jiahui, Serene Koong, Mike Livas, Yiannis Manopoulos and many more.

He recently released a single in collaboration with Girish Pradhan (Girish & The Chronicles), Mohini Dey (Steve Vai), Rowan Robertson (Ex-Dio), Christian Pulkkinen (James Labrie) covering Deep Purple’s Burn on YouTube. 

Known for his YouTube video “How can you tell a good drummer and a bad drummer apart?” which has been viewed over 4 million times, Brandon continues to emphasize the importance of serving the song rather than yourself. He demonstrates this concept on series of drum covers of songs by many different artists in a wide scope of genres— from the Pop and Rock to Latin and Metal— which can be found on his YouTube channel. Brandon has also performed in Drumeo in 2017 and filmed a series of lessons for Drumeo members. His instructional videos have been seen by more than a million people around the world.