SEEKING

Drums.

ABOUT

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.

Short Bio:
* 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:
kgwrocks
Member since:
Mar 01 2012
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
40
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

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

Instrument experience:

Rhythm Guitar:
Expert
Lead Guitar:
Expert
Acoustic Guitar:
Expert
Bass Guitar:
Advanced
Vocalist - Baritone:
Moderate
Other Percussion:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

Warmoth strat, Fender Flame, hand built 50W Marshall plexi, hand built Trainwreck Express.

MUSIC