Artist Darin McCloskey
Bands
  • Falcon
  • Darin is the drummer for Falcon. In Falcon’s early days, he as only the studiodrummer, while Andrew Sample was live drummer, because of the distance.

    MySpace @ Darin McCloskey

    Gear:

    • Ludwig “Golden Anniversary” kit—24″ kick, 13″ high tom, 14″ low tom, 16″ floor tom.
    • Slingerland 9″ x 14″ maple snare. Ludwig 1965 “club” kit: 22″ kick, 12″ high tom, 13″ low tom, 16″ floor tom.
    • Zildjian cymbals (“K” 24″ ride, “A” 18″ crash/ride, “Avedis” 16″ crash, “Avedis” 14″ high hat)

    Other Bands: Pale Divine, Beelzefuzz, Falcon, ex-Origin Konrad, ex-Crowned in Earth, ex-Sinister Realm, ex-Righteous Bloom.

    With FALCON:

    • FALCON (2004)
    • DIE WONTCHA (2008)

    Influences, Fave Drummers: Ian Paice, Lee Kerslake, Bobby Caldwell, Clive Bunker, Bill Ward

    Fave albums of the 1970s:
    1.  Black Sabbath – SABBATH BLOODY SABBATH
    2.  Deep Purple – MACHINE HEAD
    3.  Captain Beyond – S/T
    4.  Atomic Rooster – IN HEARING OF…
    5.  Cactus – RESTRICTIONS
    6.  Budgie – IN FOR THE KILL
    7. Uriah Heep – SALISBURY
    8. Jethro Tull – BENEFIT
    9. Rush – 2112
    10. Judas Priest – SAD WINGS OF DESTINY
    11. Bang – S/T
    12. Alice Cooper – LOVE IT TO DEATH
    13. Trapeze – MEDUSA
    14. Wild Turkey – BATTLE HYMNS
    15. Led Zeppelin – II
    16. King Crimson – STARLESS & BIBLE BLACK
    17. Rare Bird – EPIC FOREST
    18. Thin Lizzy – JOHNNY THE FOX
    19. Quartz – S/T
    20. UFO – FORCE IT
    21. Mountain – FLOWERS OF EVIL
    22. Dust – HARD ATTACK
    23. Bloodrock – USA
    24. Rainbow – BLACKMORE’S RAINBOW
    25. Blue Oyster Cult – SECRET TREATIES

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