Sunday, November 10, 2019
THEBATTERY SERIES: Jimmy Berdine / Kickin Valentina
1.What is your name and what band do you play for?
Jimmy Berdine Kickin Valentina
2.Who made you want to play drums and why?
Bobby Blotzer/Tommy Lee/Tico Torres/Robert Sweet
3.When did you get your first kit? Tell us about it…
Started beating on pans and bar stools in my parents house watching MTV...FIRST kit...an old Silver Tama Swingstar
4.Where your parents supportive of you and your loud / expensive new habit?
Yes 100%...my parents support me in everything I do....they rock!
5.What drum performance on an album is perfection to you?
Scott Rockenfield(Queensryche-Operation Mindcrime)
Mikkey Dee (Them-King Diamond)
*both concept records and both in my top 10 Wes J
6.Tell us about your current kit and set up in DETAIL.
Tama Rockstar Kit
ALL SABIAN CYMBALS
14" hi hats AAX
20" Metal Ride AAX
19" Explosion AAX
18" Explosion AAX
18" Dark AAX
18" Rock AA
....Evans Skins(EC2 TOMS/EMAD Kicks)
7.If you could have a dream kit tell us about it in DETAIL
...cymbals, skins, pedals all the same as current set up
9. Do you prefer Live or Studio?
Live all day long.....the bigger the gig, the better....I love playing live, feeding off the energy of the show, and meeting fans!
Come on, of course we do...drummers rule. As far as the guitar player....put him in front of a mirror so he can talk about how awesome he is to someone who cares...lol...kidding of course...but really!!
A huge thank you to my guys in the band...our fans world wide, promoters, venues, radio, internet, magazines, blogs who show support to KV. It is very appreciated! Thank you!