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Matt_Boyd
CONTACT

ABOUT

As a drummer:

- Drummer for over 10 years
- Various casual originals & cover bands
- 2 Years Experience with a nationwide professional Wedding/Party Band started from scratch.
- Experience in multiple genres: Rock, Funk, Pop, Reggae, Metal, Acoustic etc
- Good improvisational skills
- Experienced in playing pubs, clubs, army bases, wedding venues and hotels
- Grey suited and booted for weddings/Flexible on attire
- Some backing vocals
- Electric Drumkit option (needs PA support)
- Full acoustic drum kit
- Percussion options for small scale gigs/acoustic styles


As a band member:

- Basic Photoshop and Website design knowledge (examples on request)
- Some knowledge of social networking for musicians
- Basic Experience setting up and operating PA Systems for vocals
- Experience liaising with agencies and clients to keep everyone satisfied
- Beginner level Banjo skills, Beginner level Guitar (you never know!)

Screen name:
Matt_Boyd
Member since:
Mar 07 2013
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
15
Gigs played:
50 to 100

Influences

After the years in a function band playing as wide a cross-section of music as possible I'd say my influences were pretty broad these days!

However here are a few of my personal ones:

Led Zeppelin, Alter Bridge, The Rolling Stones, Dave Matthews Band, Mumford & Sons, Linkin Park, Skindred, The Who, Stevie Wonder, Easyworld, David Ford, Nickelback, Slipknot, Periphery, Dream Theater, The Mars Volta... etc etc

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Advanced
Background Singer:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

Cymbals:
13" Zildjian A Custom Mastersound Hi-Hats
17" Zildjian A Custom Standard Crash
17" Zildjian A Custom Projection Crash
21" Zildjian K Custom Hybrid Ride
20" Sabian AA Metal-X China

Drums:
8" DW Performance Series Tom
10" DW Performance Series Tom
16" DW Performance Series Tom
20" DW Performance Series Bass Drum
13" Pearl Joey Jordison Signature Snare

Electronic Drums:
Roland TD9-KX Kit

Extras:
RhythmTech DST Mounted Tambourine
RhythmTech Studio Cowbell
CP Bongos
1x Shure SM57
1x Shure SM58

MUSIC