Flying Afros

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registered July 24, 2007

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Gender : Male

Birthday : May 8, 1990

Location : New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

School : Loyola University (Louisiana, United States)

Education : College graduate

Smoker : Yes

Drinker : Yes

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Gear info
Flying Afros has 24 pieces of equipment:

Gibson: SG Special w/ Seymour Duncan Distortion in Bridge

Boss: GT-8 Processor

Fender: Standard Mexican Strat

Digitech: DF-7

Digitech: XSW Synth Wah Envelope Filter

Jackson: DKMG Dinky

Peavey: VK 212 Tube Amp

Electro-Harmonix: Metal Muff

Takamine: EG523SC

Dunlop: Crybaby Classic Fasel Inductor Wah

Electro-Harmonix: Small Clone

MXR: Carbon Copy Analog Delay

Jackson: USA SL-1 Soloist

Death By Audio: Fuzz War

MXR: Dyna Comp

B.C. Rich: Chuck Schuldiner Tribute Stealth

Tortuga Effects: Werewolf Overstortion

Xotic: BB Preamp

Electro-Harmonix: Cathedral Reverb

Dunlop: Volume Pedal

TC Electronics: Polytune Tuner

MXR: M108 EQ

Abominable Electronics: Hell Mouth (Tube Screamer Clone)

Black Arts Toneworks: Quantum Mysitc

Favorite bands :
Opeth, Death, Mogwai, Enslaved, Baroness, Kyuss, Pearl Jam, Down, Sleep, Wishbone Ash, Porcupine Tree, SABBATH, Immortal, Isis, Pelican, Gojira, Mastodon, Alcest, Amon Amarth, Weedeater, Moonsorrow, Kylesa, Yes, Falkenbach, High on Fire, Type O Negative, Devin Townsend Project, Insomnium, Saint Vitus, Alice in Chains, Neurosis, Queens of The Stone Age, Corrosion of Conformity, Fugazi, Russian Circles, I could just list every band I love but it would be too long. I like everything from folk, country in the likes of Townes Van Zant and bebop/hard bop jazz like Miles Davis to nearly every ridiculous sub-genre of metal.
Favorite guitarists :
Kim Thayil, Mikael Akerfeldt, Dan Swano, Jerry Cantrell, Devin Townsend, Tony Iommi, George Harrison, Matt Pike, Alex Skolnick, Pepper Keenan, James Hetfield, Scott "Wino" Weinrich, Marty fucking Friedman. I consider Chuck Schuldiner a deity who was a mortal for but a brief time on our little planet. Seriously, the guy could write awesome riffs as well as really introspective and heavy lyrics.
Favorite bassists :
Peter Steele (RIP, one of my favorite musicians), Flea, Cliff Burton, Jeff Caxide, Steve Harris, Steve DiGiorgio, Geezer Butler, "Dixie" Dave Collins from Weedeater, Al Cisneros, Chris Squire
Favorite books :
Casino Royale, Beowulf, The Odyssey, A Song of Ice and Fire series, all of H.P. Lovecraft's short stories
Favorite tv :
Metalocalypse, The Simpsons, House of Cards, Game of Thrones, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Frasier(fuck the haters), old History channel, PBS docs, etc
Favorite movies :
Gladiator, Lord of The Rings movies, Heavyweights, Good Burger, Black Sheep, Tommy Boy(Anything with Chris Farley), Into The Wild, Master and Commander, Star Wars (ALL of them)
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About Flying Afros
Directionless 20-something year old. I enjoy drinking good quality beer, brewing(amateur), going to shows, obviously playing guitar, wasting time on reddit, sailing, swimming, the green, camping, pretending I'm a viking going on a raid while blasting Amon Amarth, Falkenbach, Moonsorrow and the like in my Jeep. Traveling is cool too when I have the time and money.
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