Andrew John" Andy" Hurleyis an American musician and drummer. He is best known as the drummer of the Chicago-based rock band Fall Out Boy. Prior to Fall Out Boy. He joined Fall Out Boy as the full-time drummer in 2003 and was in the band's lineup until its hiatus in 2009.
Born in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, Hurley was brought up by his mother, his father died when he was five. After high school, he attended University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. During the band's hiatus from 2009-2013, Hurley drummed with heavy metal band The Damned Things, which featured members of Anthrax, Fall Out Boy and Every Time I Dieand released debut album Ironiclast.
Hurleyis straight edge and has been vegan since he was 16. Bands such as Metallica and Slayer inspired him to play the drums.