Welcome to My Official Website

Welcome to the official website of professional drummer and musician, Ernie Longoria. This is the home base to all things pertaining to my music endeavors. I will periodically update it with shows, recording sessions, and any music projects that I’m involved with. I hope you enjoy my site and thanks for visiting.


During Ernie’s career as a professional drummer & musician, he has had multiple album releases, both on major and indie labels. He has recorded and toured with numerous projects, including Sprung Monkey, The Accident Experiment (with guitarist Marcos Curiel from P.O.D.), platinum recording artists The Kottonmouth Kings, Mondo Generator (with Nick Oliveri formerly of Queens of the Stone Age) Nigel’s 11 (with Chris Kirkatrick of *NSYNC), and many others. Ernie has recorded with artists ranging from Hard Rock, Pop, Punk Rock, Metal, Progressive Rock, R&B, Hip Hop, Dance, and Folk Rock as well.

Ernie has an expansive touring career spanning 20 years in over 25 countries. With his long time bands Sprung Monkey and The Accident Experiment, he has done tours along with The Offspring, Slightly Stupid, Kottonmouth Kings, Sevendust, Silver Chair, Unwritten Law, Bink 182, and Pennywise to name a few. He has also played on major tours such as Warped Tour, Ozzfest, Surf Skate Slam in Australia, and has also played the NHL All-Star Game half-time show with Sprung Monkey.

His long time band, Sprung Monkey, has had music included in major motion pictures and soundtracks including Ten Things I Hate About You, Not Another Teen Movie, Dude Where’s My Car, Varsity Bues, National Lampoon’s Van Wilder, and many more. He has also had music included in numerous telivision shows including Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Dawson’s Creek, MTV’s The Real World, So You Think You Can Dance, King of the Hill, and the list goes on.

His personal television appearances include Buffy the Vampire Slayer and The Conan O’Brien Show, and some of his music videos have appeared on MTV (Get’em Outta Here) with Sprung Monkey. It’s worth noting that Get’em Outta Here made it to number 13 on Billboard’s Modern Rock chart, and a single Super Breakdown charted at 25 on their Active Rock chart.

Ernie has sold over 400,000 albums and counting throughout his career and is currently endorsed by Supernatural Cymbals, Vater Sticks, Brady Drums, and SRH Clothing.



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