Real name? Nicholas Age? 45 How long have you been playing? Very intermittently since 1989 Origin of user name? It's just my name Your top 5 drummers? Lombardo, Appice, Bruford, Rudd, Smith Make of drum kit? Roland electric kit right now Make of cymbal? - Where do you practice? At home Are you in a band? No. Plans are afoot though Do you play covers or originals? It'll be covers What style of music? Thrash Favorite take out food? Indian What country do you live in? Ireland One odd fact about yourself? I'm Irish but I don't drink How did you start drumming? I started playing as a kid, but never really learned properly. Played again when I was in college in terrible, terrible bands. Back to it again now after years and years of neglect and making a concerted effort to learn the instrument and play actual music! I hope I can contribute on here, but I'm really here to ask lots and lots of questions.
Real name? Richie Paradise-Williams
How long have you been playing? 22 years
Origin of user name? I used to be a Captain....of a cricket team
Your top 5 drummers? Joe Morello, Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich, John Convertino (Calexico), Jon Wright (No Means No)
Make of drumkit? Rogers 72 Fullerton for my swing big band, 60s Slingerland for jazz/blues, Premier Artist Heritage for 1920s/30s
Make of cymbal? Mainly K Zildjians & A. Zildjian and Cies, and Istanbul Mel Lewis
Where do you practice? At home, thick of walls and good neighbours
Are you in a band? Several. My own 16 piece big swing band (Big R Big Band), a few smaller swing bands, a 1920s band, a Jive band, and a Tiki/Exotica band (Narco Lounge Combo).
Do you play covers or originals? All old charts apart from Narco Lounge Combo who are 99% original.
What style of music? I'm bet known for playing Swing.
Favourite take out food? Indian/Sri Lankan
What country do you live in? England
One really odd fact about yourself? I only grew my pencil thin moustache for a party and it's stayed with me for over a decade.
How did you start drumming? Saw a school band playing & thought I wanna do that, someone lent me a drum kit and it stuck. I really only wanted to sing
Looking forward to discovering some great stuff form this site.
Real name? John
How long have you been playing? This is a tough one... I played as a kid through high school, joined the service for quite a long while (not many opportunities to play) and recently retired. So I'm gonna go with about two years.
Origin of user name? "Range walk" is something instructors yell at recruits when they need to move faster on the firing range.
Your top 5 drummers? In no particular order; Danny Carey, Neil Peart, Phil Collins, Gavin Harrison, Steve Gadd.
Make of drumkit? DW Performance Series.
Make of cymbal? Currently Meinl Byzance.
Where do you practice? Home practice space.
Are you in a band? Nope
Do you play covers or originals? I play to whatever I happen to find interesting on iTunes or you tube.
What style of music? Prog rock to listen to and gain inspiration.
Favourite take out food? Thai or Sushi.
What country do you live in? USA
One really odd fact about yourself? The music that I enjoy listening to the most isn't necessarily the music that I enjoy playing.
How did you start drumming? My parents made me play the clarinet as a kid, I hated every minute of it and didn't apply myself. Weren't they surprised when I showed up at home with a shiny new Ludwig snare drum and an invoice from the school band teacher.
Hi everyone! Decided to join a good ol' discussion forum again because of nostalgia and too much time to kill during my boring office job
Real name? Martin Age? 27 How long have you been playing? 10 years Origin of user name? How some friends call me, my name + pi is a suffix often added at the end to make a nickname in Japanese Your top 5 drummers? Make of drum kit? 99% of drummers in Japan don't have their own kit and so do I, due to lack of space and small apartment problems. I own a Mapex Black Panther Sledgehammer snare and Speed Cobra pedals though! Make of cymbal? Paiste 2002 novo china only Where do you practice? At practice studios that you can find near every major train station Are you in a band? Yes Do you play covers or originals? originals What style of music? Pop Punk, Melodic Punk Favorite take out food? Kebab What country do you live in? Raised in Belgium, Japan for the last 5 years One odd fact about yourself? no idea... I live in Japan but don't like anime? Is that odd?lol How did you start drumming? Used to play the trumpet from 8 to 17 years old then picked up the drums to be able to make a band with a guitarist friend of mine!