Oren Barek

Starsign: Capricorn – unless they change something again…
Instrument(s) Played: Vocals & guitars
Favourite Instrument ever owned: My PRS custom 22 and Les Paul Classic
Favourite band(s): Chevelle, Breaking Ben, Red, anything from Jim, Jimi and Janis or Chris Cornell
5 favourite albums/CD's

1) Chevelle -This Type of Thinking

2) Breaking Ben - Phobia

3) Red – End of Silence
4) Jim/Doors - An American Prayer
5) Jimi Hendrix - Electric Ladyland
Current "Hot" CD playing on your system: Red – Until we have faces
Favourite Quote: “Failing to prepare is preparing to fail”
Favourite celeb you'd like to share a beer with: Del Paxton
Favourite food: Warm
Favourite Drink: Alcoholic
Favourite sport: Handicapping the music industry

Favourite Place: Anywhere but here

Favourite Festival: SXSW

Favourite Venue Played & Why: Any venue where the soundman is working the board and not off having a beer

Favourite TV Show: Prison Break, currently running, Treme or Weeds
Favourite Movie / Film: Awaiting refusal or denial of Suckerpunch
Favourite Book(s): Who reads books when you have this interwebby thingy
Favourite Website(s) : PLUG!
Favourite Vehicle Owned: Havent owned it yet
Best Job Ever Had: Director of digital services, Stretch The Skies
Worst / Most Embarrassing Job Ever Had: Present
Hobbies: Building houses of cards by myself and blowing them down while I'm not looking
Dislikes: W hen the van breaks down and McDonalds swears they’ve never served milkshakes…
Sum up yourself in no more than 250 words: A person who’s reign of internal musical tyranny is in full swing while slugging tigerblood from a caffeine free Pepsi bottle.

Steve Licata

Starsign: Cancer
Instrument(s) Played: Lead Guitar & Backing Vocals
Favourite Instrument ever owned: Though my Custom Carvin has been a workhorse for years, my Gibson's are wonderful guitars. I own an ES-135 and recently acquired a Les Paul Gold Top Standard.
Favourite band(s): Tool, Metallica, Dream Theater, STP, Soundgarden, Pantera, Jimi Hendrix, Steve Vai, I'm stopping now or this list won't end...
5 favourite albums/CD's

1) Metallica - Master of Puppets

2) Tool - Latetalus

3) Porcupine Tree - In Absentia
4) R.E.M. - Automatic for the People
5) Pantera - Official Live: 101 Proof
Current "Hot" CD playing on your system: Korn III
Favourite Quote: "Improvisation is the genesis of composition" - Yngwie J. Malmsteen
Favourite celeb you'd like to share a beer with: Miles Davis
Five words that describe your personality: Quiet But Plays Guitar Loud
Favourite food: Bacon
Favourite Drink: Mountain Lightning
Favourite sport: Football & Baseball

Favourite Place: Italy

Favourite Festival: SxSW & Amsterjam

Favourite Venue Played & Why: Knitting Factory in NYC. I played a benefit for Hurricane Katrina victims years ago. It was a memorable show.

Favourite TV Show: Conan
Favourite Movie / Film: The Shawshank Redemption
Favourite Book(s): No Exit
Favourite Website(s) :
Favourite Vehicle Owned: I cashed in my clunker for a Dodge Caliber.
Best Job Ever Had: Guitar Instructor
Worst / Most Embarrassing Job Ever Had: Retail
Hobbies: TV / movies, minutia, taking over the world with music.

Likes: Motivation and Determination

Dislikes: Anyone or anything that wastes my time. It's all we have.
Sum up yourself in no more than 250 words: I'm not very good at talking about myself, in fact, I've been told many times that I come across as very modest. I'm very minimal, though some things are good in excess. I believe that if stealing is illegal, people should have to pay for music. I'll play any size stage, but the bigger the better. Go Yankees.

Doug Tammany

Starsign: Conditional
Instrument(s) Played: Bass Guitar, Voice, Guitar, Piano
Favourite Instrument ever owned: Schecter Damien 5 (current bass)
Favourite band(s): U2, Bauhaus, The Sisters of Mercy, Muse
5 favourite albums/CD's

1) U2 – The Unforgettable Fire

2) Muse - Absolution

3) VNV Nation - Praise the Fallen
4) The Sisters of Mercy - Floodland
5) VAST - Visual Audio Sensory Theater (I can’t answer this question properly - like 50 more albums as well)
Current "Hot" CD playing on your system: The Damned – The Light at the End of the Tunnel - and it’s a tape, not a CD ;)
Favourite Quote: ‘I’ve come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass, and I’m all out of bubblegum’
Favourite celeb you'd like to share a beer with: I don’t share my beer with anyone
Five words that describe your personality: Axis, One, Bi-polar, Two, Disorder
Favourite food: Sushi
Favourite Drink: Coffee
Favourite sport: None

Favourite Place: Ireland

Favourite Festival: SxSW

Favourite Venue Played & Why: The Hideout in Binghamton, NY. Opened for Tantric to about a thousand people. Two girls fought over the guitar pick that I use in 30 seconds of 1 song and I signed about 10 boobs after the show. I thought to myself that this kind of treatment suits me very well and I should be treated like this every day :D

Favourite TV Show: Firefly, The Venture Bros, Star Trek: DS9/TNG/VGR, The Big Bang Theory
Favourite Movie / Film: Donnie Darko, Star Wars, Serenity, Kick Ass
Favourite Book(s): The Harry Potter series
Favourite Website(s) : wwww.clownpenis.fart (idk www. there ya go)
Favourite Vehicle Owned: '85 Dodge RAM
Best Job Ever Had: Bassist of Finespun
Worst / Most Embarrassing Job Ever Had: Bassist of Finespun
Hobbies: Watching stand-up comedy, dancing, RPG’s, baking, running, martial arts

Likes: My cat

Dislikes: Your Mom
Sum up yourself in no more than 250 words: A necessary liability.

Ed Grazi

Starsign: Scorpio
Instrument(s) Played: Drums
Favourite Instrument ever owned: My current DW drum kit
Favourite band(s): Led Zep, Tool, Dave Matthews Band, Pearl Jam
5 favourite albums/CD's

1) Aenmia – Tool

2) Song Remains The Same – Led Zeppelin

3) Absolution – Muse
4) A Beautiful Lie – 30 Seconds To Mars
5) Ten- Pearl Jam
Current "Hot" CD playing on your system: Alter Bridge – AB III
Favourite Quote: "Beer, the cause of and solution to all of life’s problems”
Favourite celeb you'd like to share a beer with: Ozzy Osbourne – cause I’m sure he has a bunch of funny stories to tell
Favourite food: Chicken Parm & linguini
Favourite Drink: Beer
Favourite sport: Football

Favourite Place: Austin, Texas

Favourite Festival: SXSW in Texas

Favourite Venue Played & Why: CBGB’s in NYC because it no longer exists & lots of great artists have played there. It should have been considered a New York landmark & not been torn down & made into a cell phone store.

Favourite TV Show: Right now I’m hooked on the show Coal on Spike TV
Favourite Movie / Film: Glengarry Glen Ross – great all star cast movie by David Mamet
Favourite Book(s): Stephen King The Shining – a book about a book writer having writer’s block because Stephen King had writer’s block at the time he was trying to write a new book….brilliant!!
Favourite Website(s) :
Favourite Vehicle Owned: “Tiny Elvis” our current 1993 Ford band van
Best Job Ever Had: Unemployment ha ha!!!
Worst / Most Embarrassing Job Ever Had: My current day job ha ha!!
Hobbies: Watching sports


Dislikes: The rising price of gas
Sum up yourself in no more than 250 words: Easy going & fun

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