Andrew John Hurley (born May 31, 1980) is an American musician and drummer. He is best known as the drummer of the Chicago-based rock band Fall Out Boy. Prior to Fall Out Boy, Hurley played in several hardcore punk bands. He joined Fall Out Boy as the full-time drummer in 2003 and was in the band's lineup until its hiatus in 2009. Following that, he formed the heavy metal supergroup The Damned Things with Fall Out Boy guitarist Joe Trohman; the group went on hiatus after its debut album, Ironiclast (2010), due to band members focusing on their original bands' new album cycles. Hurley moved on to hardcore punk band Enabler, and has been touring since June 2012 and is working on a debut album.
Hurley has been straight edge (XVX) and vegan for over 13 years. Bands such as Metallica, Slayer and The Like inspired him to play the drums. Hurley is endorsed by C&C Custom drums, Sabian cymbals and Vic Firth drumsticks.
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