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James Smith - Drums & Percussion

Birthdate:  7th June 1982

Middle Name:  David

Musical Background:  Drumming 9 years, the projects I am currently involved with include, Season's End [Drums], Eternal Scapegoat [Vocals], Azreal [Everything], The Metal Band [Drums] and Fallen Equilibrium [Drums]. I also worked with The Defiled [Drums] for some time...

Other Interests:  Writing, Reading, Horses, Swords and Nature

Gear:  Mapex Pro M drums, Sabian AAX and HHX Cymbals, Tama Iron Cobra Pedals - Belt drive, Vater Power 5a Sticks, Ahead Gloves, Extreme Isolation Cans

Likes:  Sleep, Coffee and Scotch Eggs

Dislikes:  Work, Headaches and Driving.

Favourite Books:  Tao of Pooh and the Te of Piglet, Honoured Enemy - Legends of the Riftwar, Motorcycle Diaries, Beowulf, Terry Jones: Medieval Lives

Favourite Musicians:  Jason Rullo, Michael Romeo, ICS Vortex (Simen Hestnaes), Howard Shore, Dead Can Dance, Devin Townsend

Favourite Songs:  Wicked, Paradise lost, Man In A Box

Favourite Films:  Commando, LotR Trilogy, My Neighbour Totoro, Zoolander, Predator

Favourite Drinks:  Mead, Relentless, Merlot and Chartreuse

Last updated 10 February 2008

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Debut Album
‘The Failing Light’

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Live DVD 'Ascension'

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