Bernd Weichinger was born in Salzburg, Austria. His first experiences as a drummer he made in local bands. 1991 he moved to Vienna to study at the American Institute of Music, where he became teacher himself.
Two years after he decided to go to the Netherlands to study Jazz-drumming at the University of Amsterdam and started his professional career as a drummer and teacher. After living and working there for fifteen years he left the city and went to Germany for family reasons.
Besides numerous studio-, television-, radio and live-work in e.g. Asia, America, South America and Europe he is teaching at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover since 2015.