Name: Chris Lewis A.K.A:  C*Lew

D.O.B: September 21st

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Currently residing in: Mississauga, Canada

Gear:  

PEARL drums & hardware, TAMA drums & hardware

Zildjian cymbals; Sabian cymbals 

DW kick-drum pedal; Vater drumsticks; Remo drumheads; Evans drumheads


Musical Influences:  KISS, Starz, Angel, Triumph, Rush, Journey, Van Halen, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Saxon, Riot, Y&T 

Favorite Bands: KING’S X, Winery Dogs, MR. BIG, Devin Townsend, KISS, Enuff Z’ Nuff, Galactic Cowboys, Extreme, TNT, MSG, Iron Maiden, Thin Lizzy, Loudness, UFO, Journey


Favorite album: ‘Gretchen Goes To Nebraska’ – KINGS’X


Favorite musicians: Richie Kotzen, Doug Pinnick, Paul Stanley, Phil Lynott, Pat Torpey, Steve Smith, Michael Schenker, Steve Harris, Billy Sheehan,  Geddy Lee, Ty Tabor, Nuno Bettencourt, Dennis Chambers  


Favorite PHEAR songs:  ‘Fallen’, ‘Until You Die’, ‘Delusions’, ‘Motives Unknown’


Favorite PHEAR songs to play:  ‘Dirty Work’, ‘Until You Die’, ‘Sea Of Lies’


Favorite member of PHEAR, and why: Chris Lewis, because he’s fun! 

Most memorable musical experience(s):  I feel privileged that I have been able to play with so many talented musicians over the years in the various bands that I have been a part of. They’ve all had an influence and an impact on me.


Most memorable concert(s):  KING’S X (1994), KISS (1976), Iron Maiden (1981), MR. BIG (2011), Rush (1977), KING’S X (1996), Loudness (1985), Winery Dogs (2014), MSG (1988), Triumph (1978)


Why I love what I do:  I get to hit stuff….and not get in trouble for doing so!


Favorite movies:  anything with Kate Beckinsale in it


Favorite TV shows:  Seinfeld, NFL Network, Survivor, Rookie Blue, Lost Girl, The Last Man On Earth, The Big Bang Theory, New Girl  


Hobbies: reading, biking, concerts, sporting events


Interests:  drums, music, animals, Philadelphia Eagles (football), Chicago Blackhawks (hockey)