Darren, born in Canada, began making his living playing Country music in his late teens. Looking to develop as a performer, Darren returned to university to study music. It was here he was exposed to Jazz & Orchestral music, Choral Singing, Arranging and Composition He is a very experienced stage performer. He has been touring over the world. In 2005, while performing in Macau, Darren met Fortes and the other founding members of Blademark. It was years later in 2013, that he had the honor of being asked to join the band as the new drummer. His great rhythm makes the band more dramatic and shocking on stage.