BAND

JOHN GALLAGHER Bass, Lead Vocals

GEAR

Basses:

Custom 4 string white flying V bass

Custom 4 string Red Explorer w. trem

Carlo Robelli Silver sparkle 8 string bass

Epiphone Silver Vintage Thunderbird bass

SIT string

 

AMPS/PEDALS:

Smoothhound wireless units

Boss ME-80 effects unit

Peavey Headline 700 W bass amp

Peavey 8x10 cabinets

 

PLACE OF BIRTH: Newcastle Upon Tyne UK

DATE OF BIRTH: 8th October

 

EARLY MUSIC INFLUENCE: Slade, Sweet, Status Quo, Deep Purple

FIRST RECORD BOUGHT: Album - Slade Alive; Single - Free - All right now

TOP FIVE ALBUMS OF ALL TIME: Slade - Alive, Deep Purple - Made in Japan, Tori Amos - Under the Pink, Yes – Relayer, ELP – Trilogy

FAVE FOOD: Indian / Italian / Chinese


FAVE DRINK: Tea!!


OTHER INTERESTS: Filling in retarded questionnaires...


FAVE RAVEN SONG: Mind Over Metal


MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSON: Gary Thain


BUCKET LIST: visit Australia & the rest of South America that I have not been to!


FAVE QUOTE: “Life is what happens to you while you are busy making other plans!” - John Lennon


FAVE MOVIES: Bladerunner, Usual Suspects, and Inception

MARK GALLAGHER Guitar

GEAR

GUITARS:

Oktober MG series custom Telecasters

Fender/Squire custom built Telecaster

ESP "Lifes a Bitch" strat

ESP "Mad" strat

Fender Telecaster (1971)

Dean acoustic

SIT strings

Omega guitar picks

 

 

AMPS/PEDALS:

Smoothhound wireless units

Line 6 M9 effects unit

ISP Theta preamp

Peavey 700w bass amp(as power amp)

Orange 4x12 cabinets

 

PLACE OF BIRTH: Newcastle Upon Tyne UK

DATE OF BIRTH: 9th February

 

EARLY MUSIC INFLUENCE: Slade, Status Quo, Judas Priest, Black Sabbath, Montrose

FIRST RECORD BOUGHT: Album - Electric Warrior, Marc Bolan; Single - The Rocker Thin Lizzy

TOP FIVE ALBUMS OF ALL TIME: Slade Alive, Montrose, Sabbath Vol 4; Priest Live in Japan.; Iggy Pop - Cold Metal

FAVE FOOD: Indian, Sushi, Turkey


FAVE DRINK: Drano zombie


OTHER INTERESTS: Skiing, Motorbikes, Working out


FAVE RAVEN SONG: Against the Grain


MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSON: Christ


BUCKET LIST: Travel South Pacific, Alaska, Asia; Ski South America


FAVE QUOTE: “ “Never eat at a sushi restaurant next to a bait shop”!


FAVE MOVIES: Blade Runner, Runaway Train, 12 Angry Men, Legend of Hell house

MIKE HELLER Drums

GEAR

Drums:

Tama Drums

Meinl Cymbals

Czarcie Kopyto Pedals

 

PLACE OF BIRTH: Brooklyn, NY, US

DATE OF BIRTH:  17th January

 

EARLY MUSIC INFLUENCE: Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax, Twisted Sister

FIRST RECORD BOUGHT:  Album - Metallica “...And Justice For All” Single - This has not really been a thing since I was old enough to buy stuff...

TOP FIVE ALBUMS OF ALL TIME: Metallica “Master Of Puppets”, Watchtower “Energetic Disassembly”, Confessor “Condemned”,  Karizma “Document”, Nevermore “Politics Of Ecstasy”.  Possibly the most difficult question I have ever had to answer! I’ve got like a top 50.

FAVE FOOD: BBQ, but since I’m a vegetarian now... anything my girlfriend makes.


FAVE DRINK: Water


OTHER INTERESTS: Besides drums? What is there?  Animals, watching wrestling, and hanging out with my girlfriend binge watching whatever we can find


FAVE RAVEN SONG: Mind Over Metal, or one of the new ones!


MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSON: Vinnie Colaiuta, or my dad


BUCKET LIST:  Write lots more music that I’m proud of, play on lots more albums with more incredible musicians, tour with Metallica, give Lars drum lessons :)


FAVE QUOTE:  “There’s only two ways out of my command, on your feet like a man, or in a ditty bag.  An itty-bitty ditty bag.” - Sgt. Slaughter

 

FAVE MOVIES:   “GI Joe: The Movie”, “Metallica: A Year And A Half In the Life Of” other than that, I usually watch a movie once and forget about it.

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