Al is endorsed by:
In Emerald since...
...2007. Third drummer's the charm ;-)
Drums: Mapex Saturn Series
Snare: Tama Charlie Benante Signature Snare
Sticks: Los Cabos
Cymbals: Soultone Extreme & Explosion Series
Other Bands / Projects
past: Distant Past, Deadflow, Tollmais
Favorite Emerald Songs
Evolution In Reverse, Freakshow, Son Of Sam, Only The Reaper Wins, Reckoning Day, Horns Up, Revenge, Tears Of A Warrior, Digital Slavery...
Amorphis, Tenacious D, (old) Blind Guardian, Annihilator, Savage Messiah, Iron Maiden, Dare, Eclipse, Armored Saint, Gary Moore, MSG, Anthrax, The Order Of Chaos, UFO, Nightwish, (old) Metallica, (old) Bon Jovi, Gotthard, Exodus, Testament, Striker, Bad Religion, No Fun At All, REO Speedwagon, W.A.S.P., Bruce Dickinson, (old) Bonfire, Victory, Heathen, Kreator, Chroming Rose, Heaven's Gate, Artillery, Scorpions, Entwine, Iced Earth, Body Count, Metal Church, Threshold, Fifth Angel, Europe, Sentenced, Judas Priest, Pretty Maids...
Jack Black, Kyle Gass, Bruce Dickinson, Charlie Benante, Mikkey Dee, Gary Moore, Tuomas Holopainen, Jeff Waters, Esa Holopainen & my bandmates: Mace, Julius, Mike, Vanius & Thömselbert...
District 9, What We Do In The Shadows, The Last House on the Left (Remake), Alien, The Thing, Shaun of the Dead, Elysium, An American Werewolf in London, Texas Chainsaw Massacre (Remake), 11:14, Donnie Darko, Daybreakers, Stand by me, Shawshank Redemption, Django Unchained, The Green Mile, Watchmen (Director's Cut), Star Wars Saga (except Episode 1-3), Rogue One, Logan, Deadpool 1 & 2, Pan's Labyrinth...
Favorite TV Shows
Ray Donovan, Breaking Bad, The Boys, Nurse Jackie, Shameless, The Walking Dead, Better Call Saul, Weeds, Sons Of Anarchy, Banshee, Game of Thrones, Vikings, The Knick, Silicon Valley, Californication, Dexter, Homeland, The Pacific, Band of Brothers, The Big Bang Theory, Scrubs, Entourage, True Blood, Oz, Southland, Episodes, My Name is Earl, Justified, American Horror Story, Narcos, The Night of, Daredevil, Orange Is The New Black, Barry, Sneaky Pete, The Newsroom, Hunters, Fargo, Reacher, Goliath...
Thrillers and horror novels from Dean Koontz and Stephen King, biographies such as The Dirt (Mötley Crüe), Ozzy, Slash, Death Punch'd (Jeremy Spencer), I'm the Man (Scott Ian), Mustaine, Living Like A Runaway (Lita Ford), Shut Up And Give Me The Mic (Dee Snider), My Appetite For Destruction (Steven Adler), Confess (Rob Halford)...
Shooting sick & twisted movies and music videos, photography, graphic design, writing lyrics, jammin', chillin', nature walks, travelling, concerts, playing with my cats...
Schnitzel & Pommes, pepper steak, Spaghetti Bolognese, Fondue Chinoise, bouillon soup, fruit... NO vegetables! ;-)
As Jùscht's, Lapin Kulta, Pepsi, Tea, Takamaka Rum, certain whiskys...
Thoughts on Emerald
A bunch of freaks who play cool music!
I'm honored to be a part of this band, proud of what we've achieved so far and thrilled for what will come next!