ABOUT

My names Rob. I've been playing drums for just over 18 years now and can play any style of music. You can listen to some of my work and bands I've performed with and recorded with over the years in the music player above. Bands I've played in include the following:

- By All Means (pop-punk, power pop from 2001-2002)

- Stanley (pop-punk, power pop from 2002-2005)

- Slept Through the Screaming (metalcore from 2005-2008)

- Attack the Pallette (jam band, all instrumental from late 2009-2011)

- In/Waves (ambient/experimental/indie/atmospheric/post-hardcore from 2011 - 2015)

- Forty Grand (classic rock/modern rock cover band from 2012 - Present)

Screen name:
revraetsjr
Member since:
Jul 12 2013
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
15
Gigs played:
50 to 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Most Influential Albums (and highly recommend):

Armor for Sleep - Dream to Make Believe
The Bled - Found in the Flood
Blink-182 - Take Off Your Pants and Jacket
Bring Me the Horizon - Sempiternal
Bury Your Dead - Beauty and the Breakdown
Caravela - Caravela Forever
Circa Survive - Juturna
Circa Survive - On Letting Go
Circa Survive - Violent Waves
Counterparts - Tragedy Will Find Us
Deftones - White Pony
Deftones - Diamond Eyes
Deftones - Koi No Yokan
Emmure - Look at Yourself
From Indian Lakes - Absent Sounds
From Indian Lakes - Everything Feels Better Now
Glassjaw - Worship and Tribute
Green Day - Dookie
Hearts Like Lions - If I Never Speak Again
HRVRD - The Inevitable and I
HRVRD - From the Bird's Cage
Hundredth - RARE
JamisonParker - Sleepwalker
Korn - Issues
Logic - Everybody
Lower Definition - The Greatest of All Lost Arts
The Mars Volta - De-Loused in the Comatorium
Minus the Bear - Planet of Ice
Minus the Bear - Infinity Overhead
Misery Signals - Controller
Misery Signals - Absent Light
Mobb Deep - The Infamous
Moving Mountains - Pneuma
Moving Mountains - Foreword
Moving Mountains - Waves
Moving Mountains - Moving Mountains
Mudvayne - L.D. 50
NOFX - Punk in Drublic
Plini - Handmade Cities
Polyenso - One Big Particular Loop
Prepared Like a Bride - Overcomer
RX Bandits - ...And the Battle Begun
RX Bandits - Mandala
Saves the Day - Through Being Cool
Saves the Day - Stay What You Are
Scatter the Ashes - Devout/The Modern Hymn
Snarky Puppy - We Like it Here
Thrice - The Illusion of Safety
Thrice - The Artist in the Ambulance
Thursday - Full Collapse
Thursday - War All The Time
Tides of Man - Young & Courageous
Title Fight - Floral Green
Title Fight - Hyperview
Vasudeva - No Clearance

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Advanced
Vocalist:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

- 4-piece Gretsch Catalina Maple in Satin Walnut Glaze:
* 22x18 Bass Drum
* 12x8 RackTom
* 16x16 Floor Tom
* 13x7 Pork Pie Little Squealer Snare Drum - side snare
* 14x6 Snare Drum

- Avedis Zildjian Cymbals:
* 14" New Beat Hi-Hats
* 10" Splash
* 16" Medium Crash
* 17" Medium - Thin Crash
* 6" Zil-Bel
* 21" Sweet Ride
* 18" Oriental China Trash

- DW 3000 Double Pedal & Tama Hardware

- Shure PGDMK6 Drum Mics

- Pro-Mark 747 Rock Shira Kashi Oak Sticks with Nylon Tips

- Remo drum heads
* Coated Emperor heads on tops of all toms
* Ambassador bottoms on all toms
* Coated Ambassador on snare top and batter bottom.
* Remo Powerstroke 3 coated bass drum head

MUSIC

CALENDAR

Past Events

Forty Grand will be performing at the Gin Mill on June 3, 2016 from 9:00 pm - Midnight! Come out for great times and some great tunes!

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