Peters, Lori (Drummer)

Drummer Lori Peters has been playing drums for 17 years. She is modest, but practical about her skills.

“I wreck a lot of cymbals: but we’re playing rock here, you know? There’s a stigma about being a girl in a rock band, as well as being a female and a drummer. I started out hitting hard.”

Lori Peters is currently the drummer of Skillet, starting shortly after the release of Invincible (2000). She was born on November 29, 1973 in Kenosha, WI. In high school, she was involved the Jazz Band and Symphonic Band, and she continued her education for 3 years at Columbia College, Chicago. Before joining Skillet, she worked for a benefits consulting firm and was also in band named Alkeme with Korey Cooper.

Her gear is as follows:

  • Slingerland Drums
  • Zildjian Cymbals
  • Vic Firth Sticks
  • Roland Octapad
  • LP Spike
  • Roland Drum Triggers

More About Lori:

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5 Comments

  1. Peters, Lori (Quotes) » Girls Can’t WHAT? on January 18, 2007 at 9:22 pm

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  2. bruce gardner on January 31, 2007 at 8:20 am

    Hi Lori

    You guys (Skillet)Sound great on your new album.
    Look foward to seeing you guys at ALT Fest 2007.
    Tell the other members of skillet Hi for me. Thank You for playing for Christ the youth need alternatives in music
    Take care…………..

  3. fabio on April 20, 2008 at 12:57 am

    I would like 2 know more about u…
    may i?!
    e-mail me
    fabiofastopen@aol.com
    God Bless u
    Fabio

  4. janey on August 6, 2008 at 5:48 pm

    hey, just a head up, lori peters is no longer the drummer of skillet as of december 31st/07 cuz she thought it wuz time for her to move on. now she has been repalced by jen ledger.
    i’ll miss her cuz she rocked hard but jen is pretty awesome too!

    god bless!

  5. gretchen on August 6, 2008 at 6:34 pm

    Thanks for the info. I’ll check Jen out and see if I can get an interview with her or something. :)>-

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