Session & Touring Drummer, Drum Lessons + More.


Eli Green is an Adelaide Drum Teacher, Touring & Session Drummer, Music Director & Drum Tech available for drum lessons, live gigs and tours, recording sessions, drum teching and clinics.

“…Green drums with a kind of heightened mechanical intensity…” –

Keeping the beat for many of Australia’s premiere artists (The Mark of Cain, Life Pilot, Rachael Leahcar + more). Eli has over 23 years of drumming and music industry experience, a Diploma of Music a host of endorsements from top Drum & Cymbal companies along with an enviable list of achievements.

“…Green amazed everyone in attendance with his intense drumming…” – ToneDeaf

First picking up the sticks at age 7, Eli’s passion for the drums was ignited. A passion that followed from his formative years to this very day. Leaving high-school early to complete a Diploma of Music in 2011, Eli has since developed a reputation in the local & national music scene as a hard-working drummer and educator.

“…the military precision of current drummer Eli Green never falters…” – Sydney Morning Herald

You will most often find Eli working with local Adelaide artists. His work with local South Australian artists has been praised by major media outlets (Triple J, Blunt Magazine, Channel Ten, Channel V) and has seen him performing to crowds at many of Australia’s largest venues & festivals (WOMADelaide, Soundwave Festival, The Sydney Opera House, BIGSOUND Festival + more)

“…Eli Green was impeccable on drums…” –

Perhaps most-well known for his work with seminal post-punk band, The Mark of Cain, Eli has been their touring drummer since their 2013 ‘Songs of Third & Fifth’ tour filling in for US rock-drumming legend – John Stanier, to the delight of fans & media alike. Eli continues to work and tour with the act to this day.

“…filled in by the very impressive pummelling of Eli Green…” – Time Off Mag

Regarded for his attention to sound and texture in his playing, Eli was invited to join the Artist roster of international companies, C&C Drums & Dream Cymbals. Two companies renown for their high quality, handmade instruments and high standard of endorsed Artists. Eli has also featured in multiple issues of Drumscene Magazine and has performed as a Demonstrator and Clinician at both Ultimate Drummer’s Weekend and the Barossa Drum Festival.

“…Green offered far more than the usual heard from many drummers…” –

You will find Eli performing with various artists all around Australia and offering private drum lessons at his drum school, The Backbeat Academy in Stepney, South Australia.

“…Drummer Eli Green is above human with his rhythm abilities…” –