Bernie was born in downtown Toronto in 1964. He took drum lessons at 6 years of age and since then guitar, keyboard and vocals. Bernie grew up listening to the hard rock bands of the seventies, eighties and since 1984 he has performed with a number of bands in the Toronto area. You can catch Bernie performing at various night clubs in Toronto with his band: "The Dawgs" - check out his website at: Thedawgsband.com for his itinerary. On TomCattt's debut album Hiiyaaaaaaaaaaa, Bernie is the contributing drummer on It's the Only Time, Lady Love and Yes Love.