"He’s also got really good technique - he’s not a ‘basher’ - and his foot technique is unbelievable. He doesn’t pit heads, he’s got a great ‘snap up’ and his dynamic - the way he mixes himself - is incredible. And he hits all his drums with the same velocity that he hits his snare and bass drum. With most guys there is a drop."
"I have 200 pounds of sandbags on that kit to stop it crawling! If I could chain things down I would, but Dave actually likes the way the sandbags look…"
“During a show I have got to be on it the whole time, watching Dave’s body language. The gear is my deal and I do not want Dave’s attention to deviate from the drumming and the music. Live is the moment and there is no turning back.”