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Old 10-16-2011, 08:53 AM
beat_bobbing beat_bobbing is offline
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Default Re: INTRODUCTIONS: Please Use This Thread To Introduce Yourself!

Hi everyone!

Real name?
My real name is hard to pronounce so a lot of people call me Frank.

Age?
Currently in my early 20s

How long have you been playing?
I've been playing drums since freshman year of high school on my younger brother's Royce Drumset, which sadly I still use today.

Origin of user name?
It's an old username I've been using for awhile. Don't recall how I made it up.

Your top 5 drummers?
Too many great drummers to list, I however have two that truly inspires me everyday: Jeff Porcaro and Bernard Purdie

Make of drumkit?
As I said, Royce Drumset with a 1960s Ludwig Pioneer Blue Duco or Gretsch Catalina Black Marine Pearl Snare

Make of cymbal?
Zildjian cymbals, 14" Quick Beats, 18" K Custom Dark Crash, 21" Armand Ride (love!), 12" 1970s Hi-hats, and 18" Z Custom Chinaboy

Where do you practice?
Either it's in the basement at home or in my apartment tapping on my drum pad

Are you in a band?
Currently play for the basketball band at my university.

Do you play covers or originals?
I play both cover and original, very often is cover

What style of music?
Mostly rock and pop, but I have an big interest in Latin and Jazz as well as Funk and Drum 'n Bass

Favourite take out food?
I'll get back at that soon.

What country do you live in?
USA

One really odd fact about yourself?
I can't sleep without hugging a pillow

How did you start drumming?
Funny you asked. Back when I was a freshman in high school I started playing different Japanese music games (Dance Dance Revolution, beatmania IIDX, etc) and one game spark my interest, drummania. Saw a similar video like this one and the rest was history.
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