With MEINL since:
April 04, 1973
Place of birth:
Currently living in:
Favorite MEINL cymbal:
10 years old
Car that you currently drive:
Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:
Spend time with my wife and family
Anything vegetarian, Thai, Mexican
Espresso and Margaritas
Heart, soul and John Bonham
Highlight of your career so far:
Playing with Pantera and Slayer at Yokohama Arena (Japan), touring with Seemless - spreading the rock n roll soul gospel, and being able to play in bands I TRULY love
Groove, timing, tuning, power and FEEL!
Drumming means to me:
As aggressive as I play, it's the most meditative state I achieve.....
Advice for up and coming drummers:
Play along to slower tempos (between 50 and 70) and hip-hop records. Always keep an open mind, challenge yourself, let songs BREATHE, and FEEL what you play!
How would you describe yourself:
Optimistic, positive,having too much energy, friendly, passionate, dedicated
When I look back on my life one day, I would like to be able to say:
I stayed true to myself, never compromised my vision or my relationships, and I NEVER did anything just for money.