Biography

BORN IN:
Hobart, OK

LIVES IN:
Nashville, TN

DRUMMING SINCE:
1989

CURRENT BAND/PROJECT:
SAFETYSUIT

BIGGEST INFLUENCE(S):
The Sting drummers (Stewart, Vinnie, Manu), Taylor Hawkins.

FAVORITE ALBUM PLAYED ON:
"Life Left To Go" was our debut album (SAFETYSUIT) and I think it was my favorite because it was our first major label record. We worked hard to get there and to put songs to tape was very rewarding.

FAVORITE ALBUM DIDN'T PLAY ON:
"Ten Summoner's Tales", Sting

CAREER HIGHLIGHT(S):
Working with Howard Benson and Ryan Tedder, and making VH1 "Artist You Oughta Know" #1 Video on Top 20 Countdown.

FAVORITE SABIAN CYMBAL:
22" Vault Universal Ride

J.P. 'Thunderbolt' Patterson

The Dictators / Solo Artist

Adam Jarvis

Misery Index/ Pig Destroyer

Mike Dupke

W.a.s.p.

John Santos

The John Santos Quintet

Martin Drew

Oscar Peterson

 

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