Hi everyone!! My name Stas, i'm 19 and i'm drummer from Belarus! I started play at age 9, first it was guitar from paper , i made it and sing song in front of mirror, than after couple mounth i began played pencils on books like drums, after some time i went to garage and continue play on boxes with really drumsticks, after this i met with my drum teacher and taked drum lessons at age 11 , than in these time i started play in first rock band
What was the first concert you ever went to?
i began play first concert at age 11, it was in local club, played with my first rock band, i memorable two things : first - i was very worried and second - all people lookEd on my playing with open mouths and can't belive what they saw :)
What gear do you use?
Now I am poor student haha and i use drum kit Sonor force 507 and cymbals set is Sabian B8 and Paiste 201 Bronze, and yea! i have one awesome cymbal!! it's Pearl CX-200 :D very good ride for Jazz music
Who was your biggest musical influence growing up?
i like so many styles of music !!! i live so much Jazz , Fusion , Prog Rock and most musical influenced me as like Buddy Rich's Big Band , Pink Floyd , Rush , Frank Zappa , Dream Theater , Black Sabbath, Beatles , Beardfish , Corey Taylor , Alice In Chains , Dave Matthews Band ,Depeche Mode , Diamond Head , Genesis , Enter Shikari , many bands of Fusion style, Duke Ellinghton , Faith No More , Earth Wind & Fire , Chicago , Blood, Sweat & Tears , Mezzoforte , Niacin , Mahavishnu Orchestra , George Benson , Billy Cobham , Frank Sinatra , Gospel music , Louis Armstrong , Stanley Clarke , Hancock ,Journey , King Crimson , King's X , Led Zeppelin , Michael Jackson , Omar Rodriguez-Lopez , Nine Inch Nails , The Mars Volta , P!nk , Pantera , Anthrax , Slayer , Metallica , S.O.D , Porcupine Tree , RHCP , Reggae music, Ringo Starr ,
Are you in a band? Have you been in bands?
I played in so many different bands, and now i play in bands with different styles, with many musicians in my town!!!
If you could jam with anyone, who would it be?
i would play with Dennis Chambers , The Mars Volta , Dave Elitch , Charlie Benante , Anthrax , Ringo Starr , Jay Z , Tony Royster Jr, Mary J. Blige , Mastodon , P!nk , Stevie Wonder , The Cult
What's the biggest audience you ever performed to? What's the smallest?
it's was charitable concert , about 600- 800 people been there , and smallest crowd was in one place in my coutry , it was only soundman and 3 other bands hahaha
You're stuck on a desert island and only get to bring one album with you. What do you pick?
If i would pick one album, it's be "Persistence of Time" of Anthrax , i heard this album first time when i was 16