Denie was born in Bountiful, Utah in 1949 and started playing drums at the early age of 12. Early on Denie played with the “Sinners” and “Surf Side Five” from Salt Lake City, Utah before joining The Grimm in 1967.
Denie attended both Viewmont (Freshman Class President) and Bountiful High Schools. He is now living in Denver, Colorado.
His absolute favorite part of the music industry is performing LIVE in front of thousands of fans. He says, “there is nothing like the energy you feel from the audience when they are really into the groove of the music.”