Artist Darin McCloskey
Bands

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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