Band Members

Jeroen Simons

Date of birth:
25-02-1978

Instrument(s):
Drums

Education:
MBO Communication

Musical background:
I have played in several bands such as Cassiopeia (with Ad), Bruno, X-Proof, Sonar and a BBT Bigband. I studied drums at the conservatory in Tilburg and Rotterdam for 2.5 years but I didnt feel comfortable so I am playing for myself now and I am learning from different books.

Favourite bands:
Death
Cynic
Meshuggah
Planet X
Karizma
Niacin
Chick Corea electric band
Miles Davis
Philip Catharine
Sting
Clannad
Jing Chi

Favourite musicians:
Thomas Haake
Sein Reinert
Gary Novak
Vinnie Colaiuot
Dennis Chambers
Tony Williams
Poogie Bell
Virgil Donati
Gary Chester

Favourite albums:
Meshuggah "Destroy, Erase and Improve"
Sting "Ten Summoners Tales"
Cynis "Focus"
Clannad "Lore"
Planet X "Moonbabies"

Favourite Movies:
Gladiator
Storm of the century
Dracula
American History X
Pearl Harbor
Scary Movie

Gear:
Sonor designer maple light
Meinl cymbals
Remo drumheads
Tama pedals
Sonor hardware

Jeroen plays Balbex sticks exclusively

Taken from Epica Online


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