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EMERSON DRIVE
THE HOT NEW GROUP FROM CANADA.

 

 

mIKE MELANCON

 

MIKE MELANCON
Drums

The Basics


Birthday: August 13, 1978
Born: Mt. Laurier, Québec, Canada
Hometown: Mt. Laurier, Québec, Canada
Reside: Montréal, Québec, Canada
Eyes: Dark Brown
Hair: Dark Brown
Height: 5’ 10”
Martial Status: single
Children: none
Siblings: 1 sister (Any)
Movie: “Analyze This”
Pets: 1 cat, Fafoin
Musical Influences: Black Sabbath, Deep Purple
Instruments: drums, guitar
Hobbies: work out, play drums and snowboard
Pet Peeve: someone who smokes while I am eating
Boxers or briefs: boxers
I sleep in… boxer shorts
I never leave home without… money
Favorites

Color: blue or black
Food: Italian
Drink: water or Corona
Snack: chocolate chip protein bar
Ice Cream: pistachio
Dessert: cheesecake
Restaurant: Morton’s Steak House
Place: my bed
Book: yoga book
TV Show: Jay Leno
Cartoon: South Park
Sports Team: don’t have one
Song: “Rolling” (Limp Bizkit)
Actor: Robert De Niro
Actress: Julia Roberts
Musical Artist: Cris Cornell
Album of all time: Tower of Power-Live 1999
Amusement Park Ride: roller coasters
Car: Jaguar


Interesting Tidbits


I first realized I wanted to be an artist… when I was about 10, I built myself a guitar out of a piece of wood (no strings)
I want to be a singer/songwriter because… I’m not!
The most exciting part of my career so far… touring with Toby Keith, playing arenas
Strangest gift I’ve received: I have no idea
Most unusual job: fish packer
First paying gig: a party in a maple sugar house
Job I would rather starve than do: fish packer
My hero is… Vinnie Colaiuta, the best drummer in the world
Posters on my wall as a kid: Metallica, Slayer
First childhood crush on a star: Lita Ford
Worst date: I don’t remember
Ideal date: meet, eat, drink, dance and fall asleep
If I could tour with anyone it would be… Tim McGraw
If I could meet anyone, dead or alive, and ask him/her one question, it would be… Buddy Rich, “How the hell could you play so fast?” font>

The Band’s Sound

“It’s country music with attitude and lots of energy.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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