I started to play at age 12 , Im the biggest music fan , I Love it , Ive lost only a handful of music trivia games ! Oh , Im also ranked # 8 in the world in Croque . ; )
What was the first concert you ever went to?
Man Ive probably been to over 250 concerts . I dont remember my first one , so it couldnt have been that great . My favorite concert was U2 in 1988 ,the Joshua Tree . I was late and I told my friends to go ahead without me , I ended up taking my motorcycle and beating everyone there . They KILLED , and it was also Larry Mullen Jr`s birthday . Epic .
What gear do you use?
I have a couple of kits for now ,( my house is small ) Currently I play my 6 piece Mapex Horizon with Paiste cymbals . They sound great . I also have my Drum Workshop Collector Series 6 piece . These are my babies . I dont play them much , but I do pray to them .
Who was your biggest musical influence growing up?
Led Zep , Genesis , Rush , the usual 80`s bands . I had some friends around the neighborhood who were older and played music , so I learned alot from them .
Are you in a band? Have you been in bands?
Ive played in a number of bands , from grade school up . My first show was in 1986 at The Thirsty Whale . I cut my teeth at countless drunkin garage stage parties . Hey , who hasnt played the Whale ?
If you could jam with anyone, who would it be?
RHCP ! My style`s alot like Chad Smith . Theres not enough ink in my keyboard to name the rest .
What's the biggest audience you ever performed to? What's the smallest?
Reiley`s Rock House in Aurora ( its gone now ) 96` show , about 40-50 people , not alot , but about 85 % were female . I learned early that girls like bad boys who play Rock N` Roll . ; ) My smallest was in my parents basement .
You're stuck on a desert island and only get to bring one album with you. What do you pick?