Arik

 

Just jokes

 

Wag

 

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Performing with Caste of Shadows @ the D.A. Electric Barn in Lethbridge. 2011

ARIK:

ROLE
Time keeper

EXPERIENCE
>15 years

MEMBER SINCE
2010

SPECIAL MOVES
Dual ride attack (left, right, a+b)
Nuclear blast beat (button mash)
Hexi-kicks (bludgeon player 2 with controller)

POWER LEVEL
Over 9000!

AGE
Unknown

INFLUENCES
Satan, the number green, and the color 3

SOCIAL LUBRICANTS
Jagermeister, Tequila, Rubbing alcohol

BANDS
Veridical 2003-2005 (drums)
Psycomantium 2006-2012 (guitar)
Caste of Shadows 2010-present

OTHER ACTIVITIES
Writing children’s books

 

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ARTILLERY:

DRUMS
Mapex M series custom, 6 piece birch kit, emerald-black fade, Tama S.L.P. big black steel snare

HEADS
Evans EC2 (top), Evans black resonant (bottom), Evans EC2 reverse dot (snare), Evans AF patches (Bass drum heads), Moongel damper pads (toms only) Remo ambassador batter (snare)

HARDWARE
Gibraltar 5600 series stands, Gibraltar liquid drive legless hi-hat stand, various clamps

KICK PEDALS
Crappy Gibraltar single-chain double-pedals, Crappy mapex single-chain single-pedals, awesome Tama iron cobra power-glide double-pedals.

CYMBALS
Zildjian A, Zildjian A custom, Zildjian oriental, Zil-bel, Meinl Generation X

DRUMSTICKS
Vater 5B

ELECTRONICS
Roland TM-2 drum module
Roland RT-10K kick trigger (x2)

 

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Performing with Psycomantium @ THE UNDERGROUND in Calgary. 2009