American Rock Drummer, currently living in Orange County, CA.
Born December 29th, 1974 (Harrisburg, PA)
During the adolescent ages, when video games & cartoons are king, dreams of playing in a rock band seem far from reality...Not so for Corey Lane, who picked up his first set of drumsticks at age two. Ever since entering the 9th grade, Corey has been hard at work forming bands, writing songs and touring relentlessly in search of the dream. In 2000, along with other Orlando natives, Corey helped form a band called Big Mother Thruster. The band took form & would gain momentum pounding the Florida circuit in multiple SUV’s & a trailer. The band’s music caught the attention of the World Wrestling Federation, DreamWorks Records & MTV resulting in four songs being aired on MTV’s Tough Enough television show & one song being featured on the DreamWorks Records release of the Tough Enough soundtrack, which has sold over hundreds of thousands of copies worldwide. Pro-wrestler & Big Mother Thruster fan Maven, used one of the bands songs entitled, Tattoo, as his introduction to the ring throughout his career in the WWE.
In 2001, the band caught the attention of a Maverick Records rep. leading to a recording contract under Maverick/Warner Bros. Records.
Along with a few member changes, Maverick Records by their side and a new record in the making, the band also took on the new name...”Mercy Drive”. While on the road supporting such acts as Disturbed, Drowning Pool, Adema, American Hi-Fi, Seven Mary Three, Staind & Jane’s Addiction, In 2004, Mercy Drive again teamed up with the WWE to write the theme music entitled “Burn In My Light” for Heavyweight Champion, Randy Orton. The song was included on the WWE soundtrack entitled "Wreckless Intent" released in 2006 on Columbia Records which sold over 250,000 copies and quickly became a widely sought after song by WWE fans around the world.
Corey was also brought on board as the drummer for the Tallahassee based, Wind-Up recording artist “Big Dismal”. Fresh off of three #1 singles in the Christian Rock market from their debut record “Believe” and with Corey now on drums, Big Dismal was invited to write two new songs for the movie soundtrack “The Passion Of The Christ - Songs Inspired By”. The band’s first single off of the soundtrack “Rainy Day” quickly climbed the charts to the #2 spot and stayed there for over a year.
Currently residing in Orange County, CA…writing music, session work, engineering and producing for others has become the main focus at this point in Corey’s musical journey.
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