Matt Flynn (born May 23, 1970), is currently the drummer of the band Maroon 5 . Originally the substitute drummer for the band, he took over after the departure of Ryan Dusick, who left the band due to wrist and shoulder injuries. Matt was previously a Yamaha Drum Artist, but now endorses Ludwig drums, Zildjian cymbals and Vater drumsticks. On 5 June 2007, Flynn’s wife gave birth to their second child, named Michael Ford Flynn. He recently recorded a new album with Maroon 5.