*BIO | STATS*

[*NOTE: Updated on 4/13/07]

PERSONAL STATS:

NAME: Jeff Loomis
D.O.B: September 14
SIGN: Virgo
YEAR: Boar

FAVE COLOR: Black of course, and Red
FAVE FOOD: Any kind of Italian
FAVE T.V. SHOW: "Nip/Tuck"
FAVE NFL TEAM: Green Bay Packers
INSTRUMENT(S): Guitar, Bass and Drums

MUSICAL GEAR:

GUITARS:
Schecter Jeff Loomis Signature Guitar (blood red),
2 007 Schecter Elites (dark grey, red),
ESP H307 (green),
3 Custom Axtra Stylus',
1 Gibson V 67 Reissue (maroon),
1 Ovation Acoustic (black),
1 Yamaha Classical (natural)

[Note: Click on 'color text' to view guitar.]

PICKUPS:
EMG-707 in both bridge and neck

AMPS/CABS:
Engl Amps (More details coming soon!)
Line 6 Pod Pro,
various Carvin cabs from years back

STRINGS:
Ernie Ball
70 gauge on bottom
and 10-52 for the rest

PICKS:
Dunlop .88mm

EFFECTS:
Digitech X-Series Delay
Reverb, Chorus, Whammy
and Brian May pedals,
Krank Distortus Maximus Distortion pedal

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RECORDING GEAR:


Digidesign 002 Rack Protools unit
Drums From Hell Superior
Korg Padkontrol
Apple Macbook Pro
M Audio speakers for monitors (BX8's?)
Line 6 Pod Pro XT
Roland Fantom X-6 keyboard

BIOGRAPHY/BAND HISTORY:

Played in various Death Metal bands in Wisconsin growing up. The main band was called Experiment Fear. Also played in a few cover bands. The very first band I was in was called Fear-Tech. We won a Battle Of The Bands and got free studio time out of the deal.

[*Webmaster Note: Jeff auditioned for Megadeth after Jeff Young was let go from the band.]

MAIN BANDS: Nevermore, Sanctuary (for a few months prior to Nevermore)
SIDE PROJECTS: None at the moment

INFLUENCES:

GUITARISTS: Jason Becker, Marty Friedman, Yngwie Malmsteen, Tony MacAlpine, Jeff Beck, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eddie Van Halen, Brian May, Frank Zappa and more...

BANDS: I listen to just about anything. I try not to limit myself to what I listen to. At the moment it's bands like Meshuggah and Soilwork that I'm really into.