|Darrin Pfeiffer Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Year of Birth||1969|
|Hair Color||Salt and Pepper|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Darrin Pfeiffer is an American musician, singer, band manager, record producer, radio personality, and TV personality. Darrin is best known for playing drums in punk rock bands such as The Salads starting in 1993, Goldfinger between 1994 and 2016, and as a fill-in for Sum 41. He also co-hosted a radio show, The Dangerous Darrin Show on Idobi Radio Network starting in 2015.
Darrin Michael Pfeiffer
Buffalo, New York, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
He attended Akron Central High School in Akron, New York, United States as the class of 1988. After graduating, he enrolled in Erie Community College in Buffalo, New York, United States, to study communications as the class of 1990, but dropped out.
He also attended Musicians Institute in New York City, New York, United States between 1992 and 1994 but also dropped out.
Singer, Musician, Band Manager, Record Producer, Radio Personality, TV Personality
- Mother – Marsha Pfeiffer
Skate Punk, Pop Punk, Reggae, Punk Rock, Ska Punk, Reggae Fusion, Thrash Metal
Vocals, Drums, Guitar
- Kindling Music/Warner Music Canada (Former)
- Mojo Records (Former)
- Jive/Zomba (Former)
- Maverick Records (Former)
- SideOneDummy (Former)
- Warner Bros. Inc (Former)
- Maui Wowie Records
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
85 kg or 187.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Darrin Pfeiffer has dated –
- Vicky Anderson (1998-2011) – Darrin married Goldfinger‘s Canadian publicist in 1998. He moved from Los Angeles, California to Vicky’s hometown of Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 2002, and later became a Canadian citizen. The couple divorced in 2011.
Note: In 2019, Darrin revealed he was married to a woman but kept her name private.
Race / Ethnicity
Salt and Pepper
- Towering height
- Multiple tattoos
- Receding hairline
Darrin Pfeiffer Favorite Things
- Sport – Ice Hockey
- NHL Teams – The Los Angeles Kings, Buffalo Sabres
- NHL Players – Wayne Gretzky, Dustin Brown, Jonathan Quick
- Singers/Musicians – John Lennon, Gord Downie, Ric Ocasek
- Foods – Pizza, Ahi Salad
- Sports Commentator – Foster Hewitt
- Basketball Players – LeBron James, Kobe Bryant
- Actress – Zoe Saldana
- Chef/TV Personality – Anthony Bourdain
- Bands – The Smiths, The Clash
- Physicist – Stephen Hawking
Darrin Pfeiffer Facts
- He started his music career in the mid-1980s.
- As a teenager, he was part of a thrash/death metal band Beyond Death. Alex Webster and Jack Owen, his bandmates, went on to establish a well-known death metal band Cannibal Corpse in 1988, which lead to Beyond Death‘s disbandment.
- Darrin and his ex-wife Vicky founded a record label, High 4 Records, in late 2005. They signed bands such as Crush Luther and Cauterize.
- Darrin stated that Wayne Gretzky would be the only man he would ever sleep with after he witnessed Wayne’s team, The Los Angeles Kings, win the 2014 Stanley Cup. He also released a punk song titled The Only Man I’d Have S*x With (Wayne Gretzky Song).
- Darrin brought a life-sized cardboard cutout of Wayne and performed an acoustic love song to it during one of Goldfinger sets.
- Darrin launched his 2nd record label, Chart Attack Records, in early 2016.
- He left Goldfinger in May 2016 and cited personality conflicts with John Feldmann, the band’s lead vocalist, guitarist, and rhythm guitarist.
- He can cook an amazing chicken cordon bleu.
- His name is easily confused with a fellow drummer, Daren Pfeifer from the rap-rock band Hollywood Undead.
- Darrin uses a Pearl Export drum set.
- He has 2 dogs, Min-Pin named Stanley and a Yorkie named Daisy.
- Darrin suffers from Occipital Neuralgia and has to get acupuncture to release the pain.
- His mom was diagnosed with cancer in the past but was declared cancer-free in March 2019.
- Darrin agrees that singer Cher doesn’t seem to age at all.
- He opposes Donald Trump and the Republicans’ politics.
Featured Image by Darrin Pfeiffer / Instagram