- Member #
- Member since
- 4 Jul 2009
- Last activity record:
- Active over 1 month ago
- Instruments played:
- Piano, Keyboard, Other Percussion, Drums, Bass Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Vocalist - General
- Country, Blues, Heavy Metal
- Screen name:
- Simi Valley, California, 93063
- 22 years old
- Level of commitment:
- Very Committed
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Tend to practice:
- More than 3 times per week
- Available to gig:
- 6-7 nights a week
- Most available:
Band to Join, Bass Guitar, Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Vocalist - General.
Experience and Education:
Michael, started playing the drums in his early childhood including playing in junior high and high school marching band, jazz band and also attended Pasadena city college where I took two years of essential musical subjects.
Private lessons have also been apart of my drumming experiences, I have been privileged to have studied with some of the best such as Tracy Bores, Jimmy Volpe, who has played with Smile, Eddie Money, Warrior, David Lee Roth. Gonzo Sandoval, Armored Saint. Ray Hernandez, BB Chung King.
Vinnie Appice, Black Sabbath, and Dio. Joey Heredia Independent artist.
Michael, has played and toured with many different artist such as Revolution Child, Bad Seed, Affliction, Body Count, Chris Holmes, Jimmy Bain. Ray Bailey, Tiffany, Nancy Sinatra, Sabrina Price, StoneBreed, and Sea Of Black. Bands and styles vary from heavy metal, rock, blues, country, and even Latin salsa.
Michael is a well seasoned drummer, and is always rock-steady. He is constantly updating his repertoire with new music and always keeping abreast of the classics as well.
Michael is currently playing with his new band Same Vein
Michael currently plays on a Tama Star Classic drum kit, also a uses Zildjian cymbals.
Many different Influences in all styles of music rangeing from metal, to classic rock, funk, r&b, to blues, and country.
tama star classic, with ziljian cymbals.