late 90's. Candlebox opened for Rush. Went with my brothers (also amazing musicians).
What gear do you use?
I have too many instruments to list here. My favorite pieces however would be any of my snare drums, my Gibson Les Paul Supreme, my Sonic Youth Fender Jazzmaster, all my amps. really I have a lot. A lot.
Who was your biggest musical influence growing up?
Rush. Listened to Subivisions when I was 5. Hooked.
Are you in a band? Have you been in bands?
Yes, I play guitar, sing, and write songs for Dead End Amelia. (Facebook.com/deadendamelia). I have known all the members in the band for years and they are my other family. We play many shows.