MoonGrowler8
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Dock Worker/Forklift Operator

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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    Jul 16, 1976 (Age: 45)
    Location:
    Illinois
    Occupation:
    Dock Worker/Forklift Operator
    Current Setup:
    I play a Michael Kelly Fire Fly acoustic/electric 5 string bass, and Sterling Ray35 QM 5 string (won on Ebay from bassist of Chelsea Grin)and a Yamaha RBX 375 with a Tone Monster preamp.
    Current set up is Genz Benz Contour 210 bass combo amp,also own a new Traynor 112 Small Block combo amp and getting ready to sell Hartke HD50 bass combo!
    Favorite Genres:
    I learn lot from many genres!But I write alot of heavy rock stuff! I would like to make a album or 2 some day!
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Played in a Punk-Heavy Rock-Ska-Rap- Alternative band back in the day. Miss playing in a band and jamming out friends and other creative musicians and talking about music!!
    Previously Owned Gear:
    DOD Meatbox, DOD Death Metal box, 4-string Yamaha 170 or 174 P bass(my first bass Growled a bit,bought it at MEL BAY Music in ST Louis Missouri), Samick Saturn 5,2003 Austin ECLIPSE Custom 5(my favorite and 3rd electric bass). Crate BX25,(first official amp) BX50,Ampeg 410 cabinet, Crate 410 cabinet.Gk 115 bass combo. WARWICK Double Buck GPS 5 string,MTD Saratoga 5,Schecter CV5,Peavey Grind 5,Warwick Robert Trujillo Korea GPS 5 string,Spector Alex Webster Euro 5,Spector Euro5, EBMM Stingray Special 5 HH Charcoal Sparkle (soon to be own again for good this time),Yamaha TRB 1005 and now currently play a Sterling Ray 35 QM bass(rosewood fingerboard and mahogany body). Now I am a Musicman bass player for Life!!
    G.A.S. List:
    Clover Xpression 15.5,Clover Argo 5,EBMM Stingray Special 5 HH (Charcoal Sparkle color),EBMM Stealth or Crimson 5 er or Sterling Stealth 5er!!!
    Bergantino HG310,GKMB500,Genz Benz Neo 3.5 Pak,Markbass LIL Mark II,GK RB 700 III.
    DOD-Meatbox,Amptweeker-Tight Metal,DG-Symmetry,DG-Vintage Ultra and Boss ME-50B multi-effects pedal,Genz Benz Uber 410 bass cab, BBC 1210 Bass cab
    Influences and Teachers:
    Kira Roessler (the first bass player who deeply inspired me to want to learn how to play bass),Michael Balzary,Cliff Burton,Page Hamilton,Vaden Todd Lewis,Richard Patrick, Tom Capone,Vernon Reid,Muzz Skillings,Paul D Amour,Tom Petty,Don Henley,Lou Gramm,Pat Benatar, Mike Patton,Bill Forness of ONE MORE ROUND and CLEAR GLASS RELIGION alot of musicians inspire me so ...more than I can name here!

    The bands: Pale Grey(metal band of Belleville, IL but no more ,Lifer, Rising Insane,12 Foot Ninja,Helmet,Black Flag,Circle Jerks,Pennywise,Puya, Handsome,Toadies,Vayden,Guess Who,Faith No More,Ra,Machine Head,Filter, Rollins Band,Rockabilly bands: old and new),Fugazi and Psychobilly bands, EL Conquistadors,Army Of Anyone,Eve To Adam,The Doors,VooDoo Glow Skulls,Classic Rock,Reggae more than what I can muster here! I am always looking for new tunage!
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Bass,Music,Art,Movies,Working Hard,Video Games, Spending time with daughter and family and old friends!! My dog. Writing and coming up with riffs and songs!! I also have a admiration for Reggae Bass and Mariachi stuff, in general.Food,camping and fishing.
    I have been playing bass for over 15 years but don't know the scales. I learned to play by ear on my own. Currently purchasing musical equipment and music software so I can begin composing my own songs and then record them. I also draw a little here and there and have made various song covers that I posted on a music making app that I use to for fun.
    I been using this website on and off for 5 years to learn more about basses and the various types of amps,boxes,pickups and general knowledge!

    Thanks!
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