Material: Drum kit: Yamaha Stage Custom Full Birch natural 14″ snare, 12″ tom, 16″ floor, 22″ bass Cymbals: UFIP Class 14″ medium hihat Meinl Soundcaster 17″ medium crash Tosco 20″ ride (vintage, roto-casted in Italy) UFIP Class 18″ medium crash Meinl Generation X 17″ china crash
Hardware/other: Yamaha stands Tama twin pedal Balbex G5AL sticks
Favorite music: Pop, Rock, Metal, Jazz, Funk, Drum ‘n Bass, Electro, New Wave, Dance, Reggae, Classic..well, almost everything actually. I just need a lot of variation.
Favorite bands: Just some in random order.. Porcupine Tree, Opeth, Anathema, Riverside, Rush, Tool, Textures, Cynic, Atheist (Elements!), August Burns Red, Miles Davis, Wicked Jazz Sounds band, Living Colour, Necrophagist, Katie Melua, Incubus, Deftones, Interpol, Editors, Joy Division, The Chameleons, VNV Nation, Pendulum, Black Sun Empire..
Influences: Abe Cunningham (Deftones), Martin Lopez (ex-Opeth), Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree), Brann Dailor (Mastodon), Vinnie Colaiuta, Benny Greb, Stef Broks (Textures), Sean Reinert (Cynic), Chris Pennie (with DEP), Josh Freese, Dave Grohl, Jeff Porcaro, lots of jazz & funk drummers.. There are just so many drummers who have given some inspiration to me.