Born in 1970 in Tacoma WA, began playing the drums at age 11. Traveled through many states and experienced many different music styles, although he found his way back to the Northwest. He played in a couple different bands throughout the Puget Sound area. His former projects include the band Mirella Ropella and Division IX. Drumming style includes various techniques, some electronics and tribal driven sounds. Rich is also available for other projects.
Rich's equipment includes:
6 PC. Tama Star Classic, Zildjan and Sabian cymbals. Gibraltar rack, with DW and Tama hardware. A DW 5000 double kick pedal, 3 Roland dual zone pads, 1 DX electronic pad 3 hart acoustic drum triggers, powered by Yamaha DTX drum module. Pro mark 808 stix, and Evans heads.
Rich can be e-mailed at Rhdrumz@hotmail.com