Brian Van
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist - Soprano, Lead Guitar, Bass Guitar.

ABOUT

Brian began drumming at the age of nine, and continued while in marching band, concert band, orchestra and inspired by some of the older drummers, including Todd Sucherman (Styx) at Niles West High School. Brian continued drumming at Illinois State University and has received instruction from Sucherman, Mike Coers, and several others. Brian has been the drummer for the Chicago area original/cover band Triple Threat since 2002. If interested, please shoot a message to me, brianvanm at .

Screen name:
Brian Van
Member since:
Nov 23 2017
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
30
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Brian lists his influences as Neil Peart of Rush, Steve Smith of Journey, and Todd Sucherman of Styx.

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Expert

EQUIPMENT

Brian's show kit consists of four rack toms: 8", 10" , 12", and 13", two floor toms: 14" and 16", a 5 x 14" snare, a 16 x 22" bass drum played with DW double pedals . He plays Pearl Drums, Zildjian Cymbals, DW Pedals, and uses Vic Firth Sticks.

MUSIC