Jacob Collins
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ABOUT

I have been drumming for 10 years and have been playing in bands since I was 18 years old. I am extremely dedicated to drumming and have lots of experience gigging and recording drums. My styles of drumming are metal, death metal, punk rock and rock. But I would say that my main skills lie in death metal drumming. I am extremely passionate about music and I always put 100% in every project I am doing. Whether it be a recording session, a show or music I am writing. Music is my life and always has been. I am always looking to improve as a musician, broaden my musical knowledge and most of all, meet new cool and fun people who I can have a true connection with through music.

I am currently in 3 bands. 2 death metal bands and one Beatle cover band (just one example of my wide range of musical taste and skills. They are as followed :

-Harvested (Death metal band from Ottawa) I have recorded two full length albums, two professional music videos and 3 drum playthroughs.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jN21Du9WEY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvx9fCF3rss

-Thalassaphobia (Progressive death metal band from Ottawa) I have recorded one full length album with this band.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JPgLcMeaKA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYndCcloozM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mECIKVAuMEY

-Beatle nation (A Beatle cover band from Gatineau) Originally formed in 2015, we have performed for thousands at conventions, casinos, festivals, hotels and more.
In 2019, we were honored to be selected as the entertainment act for an international convention and for a former Prime minister's private party.

https://beatlenationband.wixsite.com/tribute

Screen name:
Jacob Collins
Member since:
Apr 01 2024
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
10
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:
Mornings

Influences

My main influences when it comes to metal are mostly old school metal as well as old school death metal. Such as Death, Black Sabbath, Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, Bolt Thrower, Morbid Angel, Cannibal Corpse etc. But, I love several more modern Death metal bands such as Blood Incantation, Zenith Passage, Dying fetus, etc. My favorite band when it comes to metal and death metal is Death.

Although, my main influences lie in Punk and in Rock. My favorite bands that have formed me to be who I am as a musician and a person are The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Green day, Blink-182, Lagwagon, Rush, The Who, etc.

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Expert
Acoustic Guitar:
Moderate
Bass Guitar:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

My drum kit is a Mapex pro M series. One 22inch kick drum, 2 toms (8inch and 10 inch) and one floor tom (16inch).
For my kick drum, when it comes to metal and death metal, I use a trigger.
My snare is the 13inch signature Joey Jordison snare.
My cymbals are all dark classic custom meinl cymbals. Two 14 hi hats, two crashes (16inch and 17inch), one 20inch ride, 2 18inch chinas and one 8inch splash.
I also have Trick Drums Pro 1-V Double-Bass Drum Pedal

When it comes to rock and punk, I use my 3 piece Pearl EXR export series drums. This is the kit I use for my Beatle shows. The tom is 13 inch and my floor tom is 14inch. The kick drum is 22inch. I use the same Joey Jordison snare because it is an amazing snare. I use the same kind of cymbals as well, but only one hi hat, one ride, one china and i use the two crashes.