First Musical Memory:
Hearing “Kashmir” for the first time in my dads red Ford F-150 when i was 2.5 years old. I was hooked to Rock music forever from then on out.
First band you were in and style:
Fulgore was my first REAL band that played out. We were a a Vermont based metal band that I played with through high school before I moved west for college.
How many bands total?
In the past i have played with Orange Television, Llama Lasagna, Blue Star Burns Red, and The Black Rebels.
Most Mega Musical moment on stage:
Playing Rocks Off boat cruise that toured NYC in 2010 or Playing Life is Good Festival in 2012.
Where are you heading this Summer?
In addition to a bunch of east coast bar/club circuits we plan to attend many festivals some of which include Bonnaroo, Strange Creek, Belleterra, Wormtown and many others we hope to announce soon!
Advice for festival attendees:
Have fun but remember to sleep, hydrate, and be safe.
Favorite concert attended:
Tool 10 Thousand Days tour 2006, Radiohead King of Limbs Tour 2012, and/or Band of Horses, John Legend, Black Keys, Foo Fighters, and Neil Young and Crazy Horse for Free in central park NYC 2013.
Red Rocks in Colorado or Madison Square Garden
Cant do just one… John Bonham, Danny Carey, and Dave Grohl.
Secret musical preference:
I get down to House music
Top 5 favorite musical acts of the top of your head:
Led Zeppelin, Tool, Nirvana, James Brown, Michael Jackson
If you could magically be awesome at any other instrment or role in a band what would it be?
Piano because its the perfect blend of melody and rhythm.
Something we don‘t know about you:
I’m rather frightened of Horses.
When did you start playing drums?
My mom bought me my first drum set when i was 13 and I have been playing ever since!
Advice to parents and kids in regards to music:
Let the children play. Music is the one and only universally understood language and means of communicating and relating with anyone from anywhere in the world.