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Lori Peters-George (formerly Lori Peters), born November 29, 1973, is the former drummer for Skillet. In December of 2007, she felt like it was time to begin a new chapter of her life and so she trained Jen Ledger, Skillet's current drummer, to take her place.

Name: Lori Peters-George (Maiden Last Name: Peters)

Position in Band: Drummer

Birthday: November 29, 1973

Hometown: Kenosha, WI Birthplace: Waukegan, IL

Current Band: Emerald Escape (With her husband, Chris George)

Family: Lisa Peters-Lupo (Sister)

Previous Jobs Before Skillet: Worked for a benefits consulting firm, in band Alkeme with Korey

Education: 3 years at Columbia College, Chicago

Sports/Activities in High School: Basketball, Softball, Jazz Band, Symphonic Band


Hobbies: Sports, Jet Skiing, playing Galaga

Favorite Things to do on Days Off: Spend time with family and friends

Guilty Pleasure: Abba

Favorite Food: Pizza, Mom's homemade pie

Influencers: Lars Ulrich, Tommy Lee, Chad Gracey, Neil Pert

Why Did You Give Your Life to Jesus?: My relationship with Jesus means the most to me. I love Him with all my heart, and praise God for what He's done in my life. I can't imagine my life without Jesus. Well, I can...and it would be horrible! He has given me love, forgiveness, compassion, and hope. It's amazing that Jesus died for all the things I've done wrong in my life! There is no other option for me but to serve the one true God, Jesus Christ.

Something God Has Taught You Recently:

God has taught me over the past 6 months to never forget His promises. Joining Skillet is something I've always wanted to do. It's been the desire of my heart to serve God through music, and He's given me that chance. He's taught me to look to Him for everything and to find strength through Jesus.

Who's Had The Biggest Influence on Your Life: Early on in my Christian walk my best friend Shelly Synder was a huge influence in my life and she continues to be. My elders also have helped shape who I am today.

What is Your Favorite Thing About Doing What You Do?: Knowing that I'm exactly where God wants me to be - doing something I enjoy for His glorification. Playing drums is so fun - I love it!


Slingerland and DW Drums

Zildjian Cymbals

Vic Firth Sticks

Roland Octapad

LP Spike

Roland Drum Triggers


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