"Now this is one of my favourite drummers on the planet. I love the attention to detail and technical ingenuity. To me a big part of being a good drummer is all about the finishing, the execution of a great fill in the pocket ending it off with a clinical finish right on the one count. Gavin nails this with ease and it's so exciting to listen to him play. I love the sound of his drums with the added refreshing approach of his metal work.
"This was the first PT album I heard. My A&R guy at the time gave me this CD most likely to plant a seed and also give me a good idea of what direction pro rock was going at the time. I particularly love the minimal primal tom work, a perfect example of this would be 'Anesthitize'. It seems as though his arrangements are written and executed to perfection. This album and specifically Gavin's drumming truly inspired me to take a closer look from a different perspective at how you can use your cymbals as more of an ornamental instrument. In addition, I also love much of the heavier side of Rock drumming, so I dig some of the more aggressive grooves on the album. His meter is close to the tightest I've ever heard. Gavin has a wide spectrum of styles and I love his wide dynamic range of intensity. He can play with supreme authority but also with a delicate and intricate style that creates a contrast I just really enjoy hearing. A truly dynamic drummer."