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Rickie Mazzotta



With MEINL since:



January 08, 1981

Place of birth:


Currently living in:


Favorite MEINL cymbal:

Byzance Traditional Medium Ride 21"

Drumming since:


Car that you currently drive:

1991 Oldsmobile Cutless Sierra, the whip, the cut

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

Play yahtzee with my girlfriend and smoke tons of hookah

Favorite Food:

Wawa Tuna Hoagies with salt and vinegar chips at 4 in the morning

Favorite Drink:

Troeggs Mad Elf Christmas Ale



Highlight of your career so far:

Playing the Electric Factory in Philadelphia

Drumming strengths:

Cymbal bashing and time keeping

Drumming means to me:

Body and soul, rhythm and blues, animal style

Advice for up and coming drummers:

Stick to it. Eventually it will come to you. Even when you think it won't happen and your hands and feet can't do it, eventually they will if you stick to it, you'd be surprised how many times you will amaze yourself, music is magic

How would you describe yourself:

Generally a good dude. Sometimes happy, somtimes sad. The highs are the high, the lows are the low.

When I look back on my life one day, I would like to be able to say:

People liked what I had going on. When I die, hopefully people will smile at the thought of me.