Joey – Drums

Q: What’s your favorite Bible verse?
A:  “I, the Lord your God, hold you by your right hand. It is I who say to you, fear not, I am the one who helps you.” -Isaiah 41.13

Q: What’s your signature stage move?
A: Sweating

Q: What are your early influences?
A: P.O.D., Boston, Journey, Blink 182

Q: What are your current influences?
A: P.O.D., Saosin, Underoath, Avenged Sevenfold, Def Leppard, just to name a few.

Q: What equipment do you use?
A: Risen Custom Drums, ProMark 5B Natural Sticks, Meinl Byzance, Mb20 & Mb10 Cymbals, DW9000 Hardware.

Q: Resume:
A: Drummer for After Edmund (2011-2013) Drummer for Disciple (2014-present)

Q: What’s your favorite album?
A: “The Fundamental Elements of Southtown” – P.O.D.

Q: What’s your favorite song?
A: “Black or White” – Michael Jackson

Q: What’s your favorite book besides the Bible?
A: I am not much of a reader. But I guess out of the few books I’ve actually read in my life, I would have to say “The Kite Runner”.

Q: What’s your favorite movie?
A: It’s hard to pick just one, but I would have to say out of the movies I’ve seen recently, “Lone Survivor”

Q: What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given?
A: Listen more. Talk less.

Q: What’s the most frequently asked question you get?
A: Do your arms ever get tired?

Q: What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever autographed?
A:  A Ziploc bag with a strand of my hair in it.

Q: What is your favorite Disciple song?
A: Scars Remain

Q: How did you join disciple?
A: My previous band opened for them on a short 2 week tour, ended up building a good relationship with the guys, the drumming position opened up a few weeks later, auditioned, and here I am.

Q: How long have you been in Disciple?
A: Since January of 2014

Q: How long have you been playing your instrument?
A: Since 1996

Q: Who is your favorite musical artist?
A: Michael Jackson

Q: What musical training have you had?
A: Took drum lessons from Paul Riddle (original drummer of Marshall Tucker Band) when I was a kid to learn the basics. I also was in my Middle School band then went on the march Drum Line in High School.

Q: Where are you from?
A: Hilton Head Island, SC