Name: Patrick Alan Rogers
D.O.B: November 6, 1987
Birthplace: Toronto, ON
Currently residing in: Mississauga, ON
Gear: EVH 5150 iii 50 watt head, Schecter C7 Hellraiser, Washburn PXM10, Jackson Chris Broderick Soloist (someday). Dimarzio pickups. MXR, Airis Effects, Morley and TC Electronic pedals. Elixir strings.
Musical Influences: Whenever the mood strikes it could range from metal to old school rock and roll to blues and jazz and so forth.
Bands: Would have to be Pantera, Death, Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, Steve Vai, The Allman Brothers Band, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Jimi Hendrix, Guthrie Govan, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Nevermore, Green Day, The Offspring, Alice in Chains, Soundgarden and the list goes on and on....
Phear Song: Delusions, such a fun one to open with.
Member Of Phear: Frank Zappa because of his musical weirdness and unlimited knowledge and wisdom.
Books: Three Times Carlin: An Orgy Of George - George Carlin, Love All The People - Bill Hicks, 1984 - George Orwell, Brave New World - Aldous Huxley, The Real Frank Zappa Book - Frank Zappa
Movies: Anything by Mel Brooks, Rock Star, The Avengers, Gangs of New York, The Departed, Jurassic Park...just to name a few
Shows: The Simpsons (always), South Park, Family Guy, It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia, Game Of Thrones, Ray Donovan, Seinfeld, Modern Family, Trailer Park Boys, Rick and Morty, The Boondocks
Other Hobbies: Exercising, Cycling, Kayaking, Hiking, Basketball
Most Memorable Music Experiences: Playing at Wacken Open Air
Most Memorable Concerts: Eric Clapton's Crossroads Festival in 2013, Wacken 2016, Steve Vai at Massey Hall, seeing Iron Maiden and Judas Priest for the first time
Why I Love What I Do: Whether performing, practicing or writing, playing guitar just brings me sheer joy!!
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