Monday, January 20, 2020

BATTERY DRUMMER INTERVIEW : Nick Goodwin / Devour Once Dead

1.What is your name and what band do you play for?

Nick Goodwin, I play for Devour Once Dead

2.Who made you want to play drums and why?

My dad use to play in a Black Sabbath cover band in the 70's. He would show me different techniques and skills.

3.When did you get your first kit? Tell us about it…

I was 12 years old and it was a piece of shit from Sam's Club.

4.Were your parents supportive of you and your loud / expensive new habit?

Dad was! Mom was not, she would always say, " you don’t need to buy that its to expensive, your never going to play it."

5.What drum performance on an album is perfection to you?
All is War by Sevendust/Gojira

6.Tell us about your current kit and set up in DETAIL.

Tama Star Classic in Bubinga Birch. I use Iron Cobra P900 Double Kick My Symbols are Sabian AAX, Ziljian Oriental Custom China, Z Belts

7.If you could have a dream kit tell us about it in DETAIL

I already own my dream kit. The only other thing that I want is another kick drum.

8.Name your top 5 drummers excluding Neil Peart and Mike Portnoy

Morgan Rose
Dirk Verbeuren
Mario Duplamtkier
John Rutsey
Jurica Jakus

9.Do you prefer Live or Studio?


10.Do drummers really get all the chicks and if so how do we convince the guitarist?

Bass players are gay, the guitarists already think they get all the chicks but the chicks tend to all flock to the drummer and vocalist.

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