Started out on drums at age 16, and
picked up a guitar a year later and has been playing ever since.
Played drums in Outrage and former band Silver Dawn. Also writes
tunes for the band. Very much into progressive rock!
Birthdate : 21 October 1982
Birthplace: 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Instrument & Gear: Pearl EX-Radical Drumkit,
22x18 Bass, 10", 12", 13", 14" and 16"
toms, 14" Pearl 'Chad Smith' Signature Snaredrum, 6"+8"
tymphs, DR-7 Drumrack, Pearl hardware, Pearl Eliminator P-2002C
Twinpedal, Remo Pinstripe drumheads, Evans Dry drumhead for snare,
14" Zildjan ZXT Titanium hihats, 14" Paiste Alpha Crash,
16" Paiste Sound Formula Power Crash, 17" Zildjian Z Custom
Crash, 20" China, 22" Paiste Alpha Power Ride, 9"
Zildjan Sound Effects Trash Splash, Vic Firth 5AN Sticks.
Musical influences: Pink Floyd, Rush (Neil Peart),
Spock's Beard (Nick D'Virgilio, Neal & Alan Morse), Yes, Tool
(Danny Carey), Mike Portnoy, Riverside, Porcupine Tree.
In Everyday life I: work as an IT Consultant, hang
out with my friends, listen to great music.
Personal note: Trust yourself, question all authority.
Check out my kit here !!!