Robert Shin ( December19, 1989) ,as one third of hard rock/ pop band VARNA, has brought a powerhouse backbone to their latest release, This Time, It's Personal. Aside from the critically acclaimed DIY band appearing on VANS Warped Tour 2014 and recent sponsorship deal with Cold Cocky Whiskey, Rob has always had an intent to be a drummer, beginning with a trip to the principals office after taping out beats on his desk in elementary school.
Robert was raised in the Los Angeles suburbs of Simi
Valley and survuved a turbulent childhood through the
power of music. "I've learned to look at pain and welcome it
instead of avoiding it. As pain leaves your body, guess what
replaces it: SUCCESS. Lets get something out of it.I fell in
love with drumming and the sound of it. I was in love."
He continued his musical education in PIT program
Musician's Institute in Hollywood. Here he played in various
bands until answering an ad to join VARNA(formerly known
as Living Eulogy) in October 2012. Rob has carved out a
place for himself among rock's newest up and coming
Influences include: Harvey Mason and Joey Jordinson