Marco Pitruzzella was born in November of 1985 in Concord, Massachussetts. His family relocated to the Bay Area (California) when he was 8 years old. He started taking drum lessons from Brady Fishler when he was 9. Marco was taught to read sheet music, play jazz, rock and all the drum rudiments. He took drum lessons until he was 13 years old, it wasn't until then Marco's passion for metal was born. After hearing his first blast beat, he was hooked. On his 14th birthday he got his first double bass pedal. Marco practiced for several hours everyday after school playing to his favorite death metal drummers. He was also active in his schools drum line and orchestra all throughout his schooling career.
After graduating high school in 2004 Marco joined Vornagar, playing drums on debut album "The Bleeding Holocaust". Then in 2005 he joined Vital Remains for a big European tour. In 2006 he and guitar player Dylan created Brain Drill, releasing two albums "The Parasites EP"(2006) and "Apocalyptic Feastings"(2008) on Metal Blade Records. Also in 2006 he met Jeff Hughell and they both played live for the band Vile together. In 2007 he joined The Faceless for a few U.S tours. Marco also released his 'home made' instructional dvd entitled "LORD OF THE BLAST" later that year. In 2009 Jeff Hughell and Marco released a drum and bass death metal "I came to hate" ep.
In 2010 Marco officially joined Anomalous and recorded drums for their debut "OHMnivalent". In 2012 Marco recorded drums for a Slam Coke song which will be released on vinyl later this year. Also in 2012 Marco recorded drums for ABUSE full length and played at the LAS VEGAS DEATHFEST with them. Also Marco recorded drums for Neurogenic (from Russia) a 2 song demo. And also agreed to record drums for 1 song for the band Raped By Pigs (from Peru). In 2013 he recorded drums for international project Slam Coke as well as joining SIX FEET UNDER full time. Marco proudly endorses Paiste, Vic Firth, and DDRUM. Aside from drumming Marco has three kids, which he spends most of his time with and has been married since 2006. Marco has exclusively been playing metal for 12+ years.