Basic Background Info

Birth: March 17, 1968
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Band: Slash's Snakepit
Genres: Rock
Instruments: Drums
Occupation: Musician


Although born in Fort Lauderdale on St. Patrickís Day, Matt Laug grew up in Florence, South Carolina. Matt Laug got his first drum kit when he was seven years old and quickly taught himself to play by mimicking records. After graduating from high school, Matt Laug moved to Los Angeles to pursue music.

Before long, Matt Laug performed with Alice Cooper, Alanis Morissette, The Corrs, The New Radicals, Beth Hart, Christina Aguilera, Meredith Brooks, Cher, Eddie Money, and Billy Bob Thornton. Most recently, Matt joined Slash's Snakepit. With Slash, Matt Laug opened for AC/DC's Stiff Upper Lip Tour.

Matt Laug also frequently plays for film recordings including Knocked Up, Drillbit Taylor, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, South Park- Bigger, Longer, and Uncut, The Beach, and Never Been Kissed. Matt Laug also recorded for television shows like Friday Night Lights, The NFL on CBS, and The Insider.


Album Year Album Name Album Band
1995 Jagged Little Pill Alanis Morissette
1996 1996 Grammy Nominees Various Artists
1996 Baptist Hospital Boo Hewerdine
1996 Kissing Rain Roch Voisine
1996 Veiled Leah Andreone
1996 Well David Grow
1997 Born & Raised Venice
1997 Fistful of Alice Alice Cooper
1997 Legend's Diner Rick Monroe
1997 Shakin' with the Money Man Eddie Money
1997 Transister Transister
1997 Vanguard Collector's Edition Various Artists
1998 I Bificus Bif Naked
1998 Maybe You've Been Brainwashed Too New Radicals
1998 Visions of Love Jim Brickman
1999 Christina Aguilera [Japan Bonus Tracks] Christina Aguilera
1999 Christina Aguilera Christina Aguilera
1999 Deconstruction Meredith Brooks
1999 Jordan's Sister Kendall Payne
1999 Screamin' for My Supper Beth Hart
1999 Spinart Venice
1999 Talk on Corners The Corrs
2000 Ain't Life Grand Slash's Snakepit
2000 Christina Aguilera Christina Aguilera
2000 Falling Home Jude Cole
2000 Fistful of Alice Alice Cooper
2000 Mi Reflejo Christina Aguilera
2000 No Name Face Lifehouse
2000 Timebomb David Isaacs
2001 Christina Aguilera: Remix Plus Christina Aguilera
2001 Hanging by a Moment Lifehouse
2001 Ultimate High Carly Hennessy
2001 Unearthed E.S. Posthumus
2002 Before the Beginning Aja Daashuur
2002 Camino Palmero The Calling
2002 It's About Time Marc Ford
2002 Mi Reflejo Christina Aguilera
2003 American Dreams: Original Soundtrack 1963-1964 Original Soundtrack
2003 Edge of the World Billy Bob Thornton
2003 Go Pat Benatar
2003 Just Because I'm a Woman: The Songs of Dolly Parton Various Artists
2003 Peace Jim Brickman
2003 Smash Cindy Alexander
2003 Star Search Winner: Jake Simpson Jake Simpson
2003 Welcome to the Rest of Your Life Venice
2004 Anastacia Anastacia
2004 Lucky Melissa Etheridge
2004 My Own Best Enemy Richard Marx
2004 Scream Mark Joseph
2004 Shakin' With the Money Man Eddie Money
2004 Stairway to Rock (Not Just) A Led Zeppelin Tribute Various Artists
2004 Way It Really Is Lisa Loeb
2005 American Idol Season 4: The Showstoppers Various Artists
2005 Another 5 Songs and a Poem Bif Naked
2005 Calma Apparente Eros Ramazzotti
2005 Fragile Michele McCord
2005 Hazy Dreams: (Not Just) A Jimi Hendrix Tribute Various Artists
2005 Hobo Billy Bob Thornton
2005 Killer Queen: A Tribute to Queen Various Artists
2005 Live at Cabo Wabo 96 Alice Cooper
2005 Pieces of a Dream Anastacia
2005 Somewhere Between Starving & Stardom Samantha Murphy
2005 Tomorrow Always Comes Dog's Eye View
2006 Can You Rock? Sing and Play the Songs of Led Zeppelin Various Artists
2006 Day Has Come Cheyenne Kimball
2006 Downside Up Alison Ray
2006 Freedom Kristy Frank
2006 Good as Gone Debbie Hennessey
2006 I Trust You to Kill Me Rocco Deluca & the Burden
2006 Midnight Rendezvous Steve Madaio
2006 Mondo Magneto Brian Ray
2006 Oasis Motel Julia Othmer
2007 American Mother Jamie Carretta
2007 Arctic Tale Original Soundtrack
2007 Cold in California Ingram Hill
2007 Finding My Way Raquel Aurilia
2007 In This Life Stan Bush
2007 Live the Dream Kelly King
2007 Moondance Alexander Original Soundtrack
2007 Naked Brothers Band The Naked Brothers Band
2007 Piece of Magic Hannah Lindroth
2007 Top Dog Buck Mccoy
2007 Ready To Wake Up Shannon Hurley
2008 Gold Mikal Blue
2008 I Don't Want to Go to School The Naked Brothers Band
2008 Songs in the Key of Simlish: The Musical Tribute to the Sims Various Artists
2008 Rebel Road Edgar Winter
2008 Keeps Gettin' Better: A Decade of Hits Christina Aguilera
2008 I Need You Gabriel
2008 Home Grown Venice
2008 Echo Jet Echo Jet
2009 Rock On Michael Damian
2009 Remain Tyrone Wells
2009 Interrupting the Silence Max Morgan
2010 Makara E.S. Posthumus
2010 London Instant Live: 4/5/10 Vasco Rossi
2010 Get Him to the Greek (Movie Soundtrack) Infant Sorrow
2011 The Anthology Autograph
2011 One Day David Burnham
2012 Child of the Universe Delta Goodrem
2014 Begin Again: Music From and Inspired by the Original Motion Picture Various Artists


  • Matt performed for the South Park episode entitled "What Would Brian Boitano Do?"

Instruments of Choice



Drums: Drum Workshop
Hardware: Drum Workshop

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