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Gender : Male

Birthday : September 14, 1991

Occupation : Penniless Musician/Dreamer/Philosopher/Fish General of the Non-Human UGers Alliance

Location : Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

School : Tynecastle High School (Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom)

Education : High school

Smoker : No

Drinker : Yes

Forum posts: 1,758 (0.41 per day)

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Gear info
Dopey_Trout has 6 pieces of equipment:

Schecter: Tempest Extreme Diamond Series

Washburn: D10SCEB


Roland: VGA-5

Yamaha: CG151S

Yamaha: SA503TVL

Favorite bands :
I'll give most things a chance at least once, if I don't like it then you'll know, but I've become a lot more openminded of late. My bread and butter is progressive rock and metal, and my 15 (in no order) influential albums should offer some insight. Fear of a Blank Planet - Porcupine Tree, Blackwater Park - Opeth, And Justice for All - Metallica, Colors - Between the Buried and Me, Ashes Against the Grain - Agalloch, Mezzanine - Massive Attack, Octavarium - Dream Theater, Going for the One - Yes, The Blackening - Machine Head, Lateralus - Tool, A Fragile Hope - Devil Sold His Soul, The Adversary/angL/After - Ihsahn, In the Court of the Crimson King - King Crimson, From Fathoms - Gifts from Enola, Dopethrone - Electric Wizard
Favorite guitarists :
Pretty much the guitarists from the albums and bands I've listed above, as well as a fair few others who I can't be bothered to list. Tosin Abasi is shit hot however. I tend not to be too into technical ability over songwriting, I much prefer melody and tastefulness. Steve Morse is a good balance for me, mainly because he throws in lots of stylish fills and stuff like that, for true shredders Jason Becker is the man
Favorite bassists :
Flea, Cliff Burton, John Myung, Steve DiGiorgio, Les Claypool, Martin Mendez, Johan DeFarfalla, Chris Squire, Greg Lake, Lars Norberg, Jeroen Paul Thesseling, Chris Wolstenholme, Justin Chancellor, Dan Briggs, Steve Bailey, Martin Motnik, Colin Edwin and many others.
Favorite books :
I don't read as much as I should, but I'm a big fan of Clive Barker, Steven Erikson, Anne Rice, Philip Pullman, JRR Tolkien, Trudi Canavan, Stephen King, Friedrich Nietzsche, Dostoevsky, Edgar Allan Poe, HP Lovecraft and lots of others.
Favorite tv :
I barely watch TV
Favorite movies :
Too many to list or remember. My favourite movie of late is Requiem for a Dream
UG Groups
Member of: Progressive Rock/Metal, Dream Theater, Dimbag Darrell Army, Trivium Fans, Dr. Cox is my Mentor, Metal, Gojira, QI Fans!, Pit Whores, Dimebag Fans , Long Haired Dudes Unite!!, The holy crusade towards Sassem, People For the Destruction of Trendy Clothes, I Stay Up All Night Practicing My Guitar, music fans!!!!!!!, The Futurama Group, Metal is my Life!, UG's Bill Bailey Fan Group, Awesum ppl that r awesum, Doom Crew Inc.- The UG Chapter, Schecter Guitars Army, arrogant f***ing pricks (p.w.a.j.b.f.s.), people that hate high school musical, Whatever, This ain't a fan site, it's a gosh darn hate fest!, Sanctity Fans, GHS Boomers Strings, Philosopher's Guild, The League Of Guitarists, Worshipers of Chuck Schuldiner, SCOTLAND, Metalheads, Non Human UGer Alliance, Metal the Religion, Ayreon, Long Hair Society, UG's whisk(e)y lovers, The UG Anti-Madagascar Battalion, PRS Players Rock!, Jazz III, Opeth Fans, DOWNTRODDEN HESSIANS, The High Temple of Holistic Tone, Procrastinators Unite!, The Mighty Boosh Appreciation Society !, The Day that Music Died, Top Gear Lovers, Xbox Live Group, Bareknuckle Pickup fans, SikTh Rules All, The group with a really long name that's meaningless that I just made when i was bored to see if anyone would join but they probably won't cause this group sucks, Coheed and Cambria Fan Club, Guitarists with Skillz, Thou Literate UGers, Save Gibson, Rolled up towel appreciation society, Prog Heads, DEVIN TOWNSEND FANS, Interrobang LOVERS, United Provinces of The Pit
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I'm Dechlan, lived in Edinburgh all my life, love my guitars first and foremost, I don't know what I'd do without them. My friends and brothers (and sisters) from other mothers come a close second of course. I'm not on this to much any more but feel free to drop me a line or whatever :)
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