Navene Koperweis
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Navene Koperweis
Navene Koperweis
Navene Koperweis playing at the Boston House of Blues on November 24, 2010
Navene Koperweis playing at the Boston House of Blues on November 24, 2010
Background information
Navene Koperweis
Navene K, Navene-k
Born (1985-05-31) May 31, 1985 (age 34)
San Jose, California, US
OriginSan Francisco, California, US
GenresProgressive metal, djent, deathcore, technical death metal, dubstep, electronica
InstrumentsDrums, Guitar, Keyboard, Bass
Animals as Leaders, Animosity, The Faceless, Fleshwrought, Hoods, Evan Brewer, Entheos

Navene Koperweis (born May 31, 1985) is an American drummer, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and producer, best known as the former drummer of Animosity and Animals as Leaders.[1] He currently plays for Entheos.

Koperweis started drumming when he was eleven years old. He has played for The Faceless, and runs his technical death metal project, Fleshwrought, where he plays all instruments.[2][3] He is also a dubstep/electronica producer,[4] and is currently working on his debut electronic album.[5]

His influences include Tim Alexander, Joey Jordison, Kevin Talley, John Longstreth, Terry Bozzio, Skrillex, Noisia, and Deadmau5.[5][6]



  • Prey for Death (2003)
  • Hoods/Freya (2004)


The Faceless


Animals as Leaders

Navene K

  • Human Design (EP; 2012)
  • "Tear It Up" (Single; 2013)
  • "Night Movement" (Single; 2014)
  • "Warrior / Secret Police" (Single; 2014)
  • Mind (EP; 2014)

Evan Brewer


An Endless Sporadic

The Minerva Conduct

  • "The Minerva Conduct" (2017)



  1. ^ Pasbani, Robert (March 26, 2012). "ANIMALS AS LEADERS Drummer Is Over It". Metal Injection. Retrieved 2014.
  2. ^ Mustein, Dave (March 15, 2012). "#12: NAVENE KOPERWEIS (ANIMALS AS LEADERS, ANIMOSITY, FLESHWROUGHT)". MetalSucks. Retrieved 2014.
  3. ^ "Interview with Fleshwrought". Metal Covenant. August 13, 2010. Retrieved 2014.
  4. ^ Neilstein, Vince (May 8, 2012). "NAVENE KOPERWEIS MAKES ELECTRONIC MUSIC DEBUT WITH "POCKY"". MetalSucks. Retrieved 2014.
  5. ^ a b Micallef, Ken (January 1, 2012). "Animals as Leaders' drummer is at the forefront of a movement where playing and programming mesh in remarkably bold and complex ways". Modern Drummer Publications. Retrieved 2012.
  6. ^ "Navene Koperweis". Archived from the original on 2012-08-03. Retrieved .

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