Ricky Garcia is the drummer for the Colorado-based band, Ipecac. He was born in Omaha, Nebraska and moved throughout many places during his lifetime before moving to Colorado. He started showing interest for playing around the age of 4, getting his first drum set for Christmas that year. He started getting drum lessons when he was 11 at School of Rock Broomfield. Garcia then met Ariadnee Ziady and Sydney Doane shortly after. Two years after starting lessons, he was offered to be the new drummer of Ipecac.
Garcia has had experience playing gigs at Wonderland Brewing Company, 30/70 Sports Bar and Grill, the Louisville Farmer’s Market, Red Rocks Amphitheater, and many others throughout the metro area.
Garcia has cited influences such as Avenged Sevenfold, System of a Down, Muse, Korn, Slipknot, Dream Theater, Pink Floyd, Queen, Van Halen, Prince, Michael Jackson, AFI, Iron Maiden, Disturbed, Boston, Kansas, Judas Priest, Depeche Mode, Erasure, Rush, Bjork, and Led Zeppelin.