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Old 10-15-2013, 11:28 AM
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Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
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Default Re: INTRODUCTIONS: Please Use This Thread To Introduce Yourself!

Real name? Matt

Age? 51

How long have you been playing? On & off (but mostly off) since 1978.

Origin of user name? It was my nickname at school. Comes from a film called "Dodes'ka Den" by Kurosawa.

Your top 5 drummers? Topper Headon & Terry Chimes (who played with The Clash at different times), Steve Grantley (Stiff Little Fingers, The Alarm, RT-Zed),
Matt Helders (Arctic Monkeys), Nigel Powell (Frank Turner)

Make of drumkit? 2 Mapex kits - a VXB & an M Birch.

Make of cymbal? Paiste, Alpha & RUDE.

Where do you practice? In my attic (spare bedroom).

Are you in a band? Yes. 2.

Do you play covers or originals? One plays covers (70's & 80's punk), one plays original material in the style of 70's punk.

What style of music? Erm...have a guess!!

Favourite take out food? Pizza.

What country do you live in? The Republic of Yorkshire,England.

One really odd fact about yourself? Drumming worked really well for me as physio after a heart bypass operation.

How did you start drumming? Originally started playing back in the late 70's when punk hit (anyone could be in a band back then - no musical ability necessary!), but due to work & family commitments I gave up playing in the early 80's. Got back into it in 2010 when the old band decided to have a 33 year (?!) reunion gig. Got the bug for it again & now play in 2 bands.

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