Nikolai-Lai-Hei
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ABOUT

Presently inactive.

Have not played at all in ~5 years. Have been living in apartments / haven't had a jam space since. Need practice.

Previous band experience

-Bolero (now called Vesperia) : Blackened Folk Metal (2008-2009)
http://bolerometal.bandcamp.com/
https://www.facebook.com/BoleroMetal
http://www.metal-archives.com/bands/Bolero/3540309105

-Stalingrad : Metal (2010-2011)
http://www.myspace.com/stalingradmetal
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Stalingrad/9173976246
http://www.purevolume.com/stalingradmetal
http://www.metal-archives.com/bands/Stalingrad/3540270151


-Full Frontal : Alt Rock (2008-2009)
http://www.myspace.com/fullfrontalcan

-Haema Terra : Black Metal (2008-2009)
http://www.myspace.com/haematerra

-Maduro, Symphonic Metal Ensemble (2008-2009)

-Murder Ride : Grunge Punk (2008)
http://www.myspace.com/murderrideband

-Torn Black : Progressive Melodic Metal (march 2006-2008)
http://www.myspace.com/tornblack
http://www.metal-archives.com/bands/Torn_Black/37320

-Raised From the Grave : Thrash Metal (2004-2007)
http://www.myspace.com/raisedfromthegrave


Demos available upon request.

I have played in venues in Oshawa, Whitby, Sudbury, Ottawa, Newcastle, Hamilton, London, Port Hope, and Toronto, in venues such as the Opera House, Maverick's, The Annex Wreck Room (now CODA), the Casbah, the New Bayou (now House of Targ), the Dungeon (RIP), with many acts including Moonsorrow, Quo Vadis, Utlagr, Blackguard (formerly Profugus Mortis), Woods of Ypres, Borealis, Panzerfaust, Aggressor, Reanimator, Sylvus, Gates of Winter, The Agonist, Will of the Ancients, Wolven Ancestry, and many others.

Screen name:
Nikolai-Lai-Hei
Member since:
Nov 13 2008
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Just for Fun
Years playing music:
8
Most available:
Nights

Influences

I have many varying influences as I enjoy many different styles of music ranging from Folk and Acoustic, to Punk/Ska to Alternative Rock / Grunge, to Many Different Styles of Heavy Metal.

The Drummers that influence my playing also vary depending on the style of music I'm playing.

Some of my favorites are Dave Grohl, Danny Carey, Paul Bostaph, Oliver Fokin, Keith Moon, Kai Hahto, Stewart Copeland and Josh Freese.

EQUIPMENT

I use a Mapex M Birch 7 Piece Drum Set

8", 10", and 12" rack toms,
16" and 18" floor toms,
22" bass drum,
11" Black Panther Picalo Snare,
With Mapex Hardware

I also have a PDP Pacific 5 piece kit
with 10" , 12" , and 16" toms and a 22" bass drum.

-Cymbals
13" Powerbeat Hi-hats
14" Sabian AAX Stage Hi-hats
15" Sabian AAX Studio Crash Cymbal
16" Sabian AAXplosion Crash Cymbal
16" Sabian B8 Medium Crash Cymbal
17" Zildjian Custom Crash
18" Sabian AAXplosion Crash Cymbal
20" Sabian B8 Ride Cymbal
21" Wu-Han China Cymbal

I use Pearl P102TW and DW Double Kick Drum Pedals.

I use Gibraltar, Mapex, and PDP Boom Cymbal Stands, Gibraltar Cymbal "Arms", and a Mapex Straight Cymbal stand.

My ass rests upon a Gibraltar 9608 Round Vinyl Drum Throne

MUSIC