Bill Wood

Bill Wood

Are you in a band?

Yes, I play in several groups but my main projects would be Pocket Dread and Lift Tower.

What was your first instrument?

Piano, but quickly moved to guitar and trombone, however, as soon as I sat behind a drum kit, I’d made my mind up.

The most embarrassing guitar/bass you’ve owned?

Embarrassment is subjective! And an Epiphone Les Paul Special II Hot Rod flames….

Favourite cymbal?

Any cymbal by Istanbul Agop.

Your favourite gear that you constantly use?

My vintage Ludwig Acrolite snare drum.

What would be your absolute dream kit to own?

Full original set of Ludwig Super classics.

What was the first CD you ever bought?

Creed, Weathered.

Who are three people or bands who have highly influenced you in music?

Creed, Scott Stapp, the guy that sold me that Creed album in Virgin Megastores.

What’s the most played song on your iPod?

I don’t know, I couldn’t fit a compact disc in it.

What is the coolest gig you have ever played?

Any show with a stage fan.

Do you have any party tricks?

Not getting invited!

If you could live in any state in America, which would it be?

An inebriated state.