Miles Taylor

Miles Taylor

Are you in a band?
God Hates Astronauts.

What are the top 3 gigs you’ve ever been to?
Ooh so many… Animals as Leaders at UK Tech Fest, Twelve Foot Ninja at the Underworld, and Karnivool at The Roundhouse.

Favourite cymbal?
I love my Meinl Matt Garstka Stack and Tama Speed Cobras.

Your favourite gear that you constantly use?
I’ve recently changed over to Meinl cymbals which I’ve been wanting to do for years. Took the plunge and I’m not looking back!

Favourite quote from which movie?
“Come on, stop trying to hit me and hit me!” Morpheus - The Matrix.

Last track played?
Violent Design by Danish Metallers ‘Cold Night for Alligators’.

Musical weapon of choice?
My Mapex Sledgehammer obviously - what a punch!

Who are three people or bands who have highly influenced you in music?
Ringo got me into drums very early on. Marco Minneman because of his virtuosic versatility and my Dad for getting my first drum kit - probably because I was ruining all of our pots and pans.

If you could jam with any of your music heroes (dead or alive), who would it be?
I’d travel back in time and invent the blast beat and make Metallica a Deathcore band

What would be your absolute dream kit to own?
Joey Jordison’s kit from the All Hope is Gone era - all the drums!