Neil Sanderson is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and musician who is widely popular as the drummer and backing vocalist of the award-winning rock band (1997-Present). He has more than 100k followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Neil Christopher Sanderson

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Born Place

Peterborough, Ontario, Canada




Neil attended Adam Scott C.V.I High School and Norwood District High School, both situated in Ontario.


Singer, Songwriter, Musician


  • Siblings – He has an older sister and had an older brother who died in a car accident.


Alternative Rock, Hard Rock, Alternative Metal, Post-Grunge


Vocals, Drums, Piano, Keyboards


  • Jive Records
  • RCA Records




5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm


71 kg or 156.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Neil Sanderson has dated –

  1. Janin Sanderson – Neil is happily married to Janin Sanderson. They are parents to a daughter named Violet Sanderson (b. July 29, 2007) and a son named Jet Sanderson (b. March 8, 2010).

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Distinctive Features

Several tattoos on both his arms

Neil Sanderson Favorite Things

  • Tour Stops – Victoria, Montreal, Peterborough, Moscow, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Tokyo, Alaska, Munich, Berlin, Hamburg
  • Band – Tool
  • Percussionists – John Bonham, Ray Luzier
  • Fast Food – Superhot Chicken Wings
  • Song From The Human Album – Fallen Angel
  • Song From The Outsider Album – Right Left Wrong

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Neil Sanderson Facts

  1. Before Three Days Grace, Neil played drums for the band Oddball (who later became Thousand Foot Krutch) on their 1995 album Shutterbug.
  2. The song Fallen Angel is dedicated to the loss of Neil’s father and older brother, both of whom died when he was 5 years old.
  3. Neil had a keen interest in musical instruments as a child and began to play the piano at the age of 4.
  4. Neil, , and were the co-founders of Groundswell, which eventually turned to Three Days Grace in 1997.

Featured Image by Neil Sanderson / Instagram


Facts of Neil Sanderson

  • full nameNeil Sanderson
  • Date of Birth December 17, 1978
  • Age 42 years 11 months
  • Horoscope Sagittarius
  • Lucky Number 9
  • Lucky Stone Turquoise
  • Lucky Color Orange
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius
  • weight71 kg
  • height5 ft 11 in

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