Experienced musician with a good day job that loves to play, write, perform and record music.
I am looking for a drummer to complete a rock or prog trio.
* 1974 - started playing guitar
* Early 80's - played in many bands - mainly heavy metal and punk. Recorded demos for metal bands: Without Warrning, Warlord, Mortal Sin in San Diego, CA.
* 1985 - recorded demo with former Mortal Sin (San Diego) drummer in Boise, ID. Moved to Boston, MA to attend the Berklee College of Music
* 1988 Graduated from Berklee Magna Cum Laude. Recorded album Violent New Age. Moved to Boise, ID
* 1989-1990 - Played guitar and keyboards in R&B band "The Club."
* 1990 - Formed alternative band Big Richard in Boise, ID.
* 1991 - recorded first Big Richard album - played all instruments and vocals
* 1995 - recorded second Big Richard album "Plan."
* 1998 - recorded third Big Richard album "Surreal Headache."
* 1999 - Released "Perfecting the Image" volumes 1 & 2 containing unreleased tracks.
*2000 - Formed "The Sludge Guppies" alternative band in Richland, WA. Played some gigs.
* 2000's - played lots of jazz and acoustic/vocal gigs in the Richland area
* 2001 - Released "Cows" EP
* 2001 - Release "Bored" guitar improve album
* 2009 - Formed progressive rock trio "The Bastard Sons of Mr. Clean"
* 2011-2014 - Played acoustic guitar, bass and vocals in Seattle Celtic band "The Fire Inside." Played tons of gigs including a couple festivals.
* 2014 - Release CD "Strike the Match" with The Fire Inside
* 2014 - Released solo progressive rock CD "Rob's Drums"
* 2014 - Released CD "The Sludge Guppies"
* 2014 - Formed progressive rock band "Thoughts Per Measure"
* 2015 - 2017 - Worked on the Thoughts Per Measure album
- Screen name:
- Member since:
- Mar 01 2012
- Active within 24 hours
- Level of commitment:
- Very Committed
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Tend to practice:
- More than 3 times per week
- Available to gig:
- 1 night a week
- Most available:
King Crimson, Magma, Gentle Giant, Faraquet, A Minor Forest, Jimi Hendrix, Wes Montgomery, Akira Takasaki, Shinichiro Ishihara, Kyoji Yamamoto, Buckethead, Uli Roth, Allan Holdsworth, Steve Tibbetts, Gustavo Cerati, Anthony Jackson, Percy Jones, Decapitated, Martyr, Gojira
- Rhythm Guitar:
- Lead Guitar:
- Acoustic Guitar:
- Bass Guitar:
- Vocalist - Baritone:
- Other Percussion:
Warmoth strat, Fender Flame, hand built 50W Marshall plexi, hand built Trainwreck Express.