Musical savant and acclaimed instrumentalist Ilan Rubin is the youngest person to ever be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Ilan has been the drummer in Nine Inch Nails since 2009. He’s also a member of Angels and Airwaves (AVA), the successful alternative band started by blink-182’s Tom DeLonge. In AVA, he plays drums live but records multiple instruments and co-writes everything. Additionally, Ilan writes and produces every song for his own band The New Regime, as well as his self-titled solo project, which he’s preparing to debut in 2021. As a session musician, he’s collaborated with a wide variety of acts including Paramore, Beck, Phantogram, and M83. Ilan has performed on a handful of major film scores — 2013’s Oblivion, 2015’s The Divergent Series: Insurgent, and 2018’s Robin Hood — as well as highly anticipated video game Cyberpunk 2077. He’s well-versed in baroque and romantic-era classical orchestration, big-band jazz drumming, bass-driven funk, blues guitar, and synth-heavy alternative rock music. For the past 12 years, Ilan has been consistently touring. Covid-19 provided an unforeseen break that has given him time to dive deeper into his long-held passion for composing. Ilan is based in Los Angeles and works out of his home studio.
Rubin’s most recent score work can be heard Tom Delonge’s directorial debut Monsters of California, Bobcat Moretti starring Vivica A. Fox and Taryn Manning, and the upcoming drama feature In Fidelity.