Dirk Verbeuren

DOB: 1975
Birthplace: Belgium
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 148lbs.
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Blonde
Status: Married
Siblings: None, but my cousin Sam is like my brother.
First Band: Scarve
Other Bands: Soilwork, Bent Sea

Favorites

Band/Album:
Napalm Death -Scum,Fredrik Thorendal's Special Defects -Sol Niger Within,Godflesh

Movie:
Inception, Interstellar, Alien, Prometheus, Monty Python’s Holy Grail

Meal/Food:
Anything vegetarian or vegan

Book:
Clive Barker’s Books of Blood

Historical Figure:
Jacques Cousteau, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Rob Stewart

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    Holiday:
    Christmas

    Megadeth solo:
     Conquer or Die!

    Venue:
    I like playing everywhere and anywhere

    TV shows:
    Breaking Bad, Monty Python’s Flying Circus, American Ninja Warrior

    Hobbies:
     Relaxing with my wife and pets,Dark Souls, and drumming, of course.

    Cliché:
    "A man's gotta do what he's gotta do"

    Sport:
    Skateboarding, track and field, fitness

    Piece of technology:
    Skype

    Vacation Spot
    Iceland

    Websites:
    seashepherd.org, oceana.org, Youtube

    Christmas/holiday song
    Jimmy Butler " Trim Your Tree"

    Song from Dystopia:
    The Threat Is Real

Notables

Most memorable concert:
Graspop 2016 with my family watching from side stage.

What do you like to do to relax while touring:
Listening to music, sightseeing, finding good records and strong coffee.

Occupation if not a musician:
Husband and animal dad.

Musical Influences:
Prince, Dave Lombardo, Chad Smith, Napalm Death, Godflesh, Beastie Boys, Björk and many, many more…

First concert ever seen:
Public Enemy, Paris, 1991

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    Fondest memory:
    Marrying Hannah Verbeuren.

    Advice to other bands/musicians:
    Practice, Patience and Perseverance!

    Most memorable tour story/experience:
    Ozzfest 2005

    Most important life lesson:
    Listen, keep an open mind, and enjoy every day to the fullest.

    Morning person or night owl?
    Depends on the timezone I happen to be in.

    Where/when would you go in a time machine?
    To a time when humanity has abandoned cruelty and learned to treat Earth and its inhabitants with respect and kindness.

    What 3 items would you want with you on a desert island other than food and water?
    Pillow, boombox and a ticket home.

    What is the last book you read?
    Neil Gaiman American Gods

    What is your must-have travel item when you’re on tour?
    iPod

    What is your favorite part of the process when you’re recording or preparing to record an album?
    Coming up with a sick beat/riff/lyric and fine-tuning a song structure to perfection.