Derek Lee Smith, more known as Derek Lee Rock or Derek Rock, is the drummer of alternative pop/rock band Mêlée and ska band Suburban Legends. Derek’s drumming styles include rock, pop and hip hop. Popularly known for his characteristic spinning of the drumsticks while playing, Derek grew up in Orange County and began playing both guitar and drums at age 13. Derek joined Suburban Legends in August, 2000; the band has played thousands of sets at Disneyland, including nightly shows at Downtown Disney. Between 2003-2008 Suburban Legends toured the United States, UK, Europe numerous times, appearing with such acts as Reel Big Fish, Fall Out Boy, Less Than Jake, The Aquabats; the band has recorded 10 albums, including “Let’s Be Friends”, nominated for Best Album of 2009 at the Orange County Music Awards. Derek and Suburban Legends's latest album, released in 2012, is "Day Job". Derek began working with Mêlée in August 2009 on the eve of their headlining gig Javarockinland Festival in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Derek joined Mêlée during the writing and recording of "The Masquerade", released on iTunes October 5, 2010 on Warner Bros. Records. Derek Rock is working on several projects within the music industry: film making, production/songwriting, session drumming, teaching. Derek plays Drum Workshop drums
Diego Alberto Colorado is a male long-distance runner from Colombia. He represented his country in the marathon at the 2001 World Championships in Athletics, taking 32nd place, he has won medals on the track over 10,000 metres, taking bronze at the 2005 South American Championships in Athletics and silver at the 2008 CAC Championships. In October 2011, he won the silver medal in the men's marathon event at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, clocking a total time of 2:17:13, behind Brazil's Solonei Silva and before the bronze winner, fellow Colombian Juan Carlos Cardona, he won the bronze medal in the men's marathon event at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, clocking a total time of 2:21.48, behind Brazil's Vanderlei de Lima and Canada's Bruce Deacon. He was the first South American home at the 2011 Bogota Half Marathon, taking fourth place behind East African opposition. 5000 m: 14:23.84 – Santander de Quilichao, 17 November 2012 10,000 m: 29:10.75 – Santiago, 13 March 2014 Half marathon: 1:03:09 – Medellín, 4 Oct 1997 Marathon: 2:16:48 – Nashville, Tennessee, 29 April 2000 Profile Diego Colorado at World Athletics