How Long Have You Played For: About 29 years

Joined Hush: January 2005

Previous Bands:

  • The Mungfish Trilogy: 1996 - 2000ish: Original rock thing. We should have gone far...
  • Pepperhead: March - August 2003: One off gig at Cirencester Beer Festival for the punk/pop 4-piece.
  • Bruce's Spider: September 2003 - July 2004: Oxford-based prog rock outfit.
  • Favourite Bands: Rush, Iron Maiden, Dio, Deep Purple, Jethro Tull, Uriah Heep amongst many, many eclectic others.

    Favourite Album: Rush - Clockwork Angels (although it's a tough choice!)

    Musical Influences: Geddy Lee (Rush), Steve Harris (Iron Maiden), Duff McKagen (Guns 'N' Roses), Trevor Bolder (Uriah Heep), John Entwhistle (The Who), Billy Sheehan (Talas, Mr Big, Steve Vai, Niacin, solo)

    Super Band:

  • Vocals: Ronnie James Dio (Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath/Heaven & Hell, Dio)
  • Guitar: Stevie Ray Vaughan
  • Bass: Geddy Lee (Rush)
  • Keyboard: Jon Lord (Deep Purple, Paice Ashton Lord, Whitesnake, solo)
  • Drums: Neil Peart (Rush)
  • Equipment:

  • 2004 Fender US Jazz with Wizard 84 and Fender 101TB pickups
  • Epiphone Thunderbird
  • 1992 Fender Mexican Jazz with DiMarzio Model J pickups
  • Tech21 VTB500
  • Peavey Headliner 410
  • Eden Nemesis NSP115
  • Boss TU-2 Tuner
  • EBS Octabass
  • Fuzzdog Big Fluffy Pie
  • Fuzzdog Runoffgroove Ginger
  • Fuzzdog EA Tremolo
  • DigiTech XBC Bass Multi Chorus
  • Bassic speaker cables
  • Rotosound RS66, D'Addario XL strings, Ernie Ball Slinkys