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Gender : Male

Birthday : February 1, 1994

Occupation : Student

Location : Dettenhausen, Baden Wrttemburg, Germany


Education : High school

Smoker : No

Drinker : Yes


Forum posts: 1,922 (0.84 per day)

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Gear info
VanTheKraut has 6 pieces of equipment:

Alvarez Guitars: MC 90

Jackson: RR3

Epiphone: MIK Sheraton II

B52: AT- 112

MXR: 10 Band EQ

Ovation: CC 240 12 String

Interests
Favorite bands :
British Heavy Metal, Early Thrash, Classic Rock, Old Country, and Blues: Judas Priest, Metallica, Mtorhead, Mtley Cre, Rammstein, Bruce Dickinson, AC/DC, Ozzy Osbourne, Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Danzig, Saxon, Skid Row, Quiet Riot, Disturbed, Godsmack, Rob Zombie, Blitzkrieg, Numbers From The Beast, E Nomine, Diamond Head, Queen, George Thorogood, ZZ Top, Steppenwolf, Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson, Merle Haggard, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings,
Favorite guitarists :
RZK (Richard Z. Kruspe), Tony Iommi, Kirk Hammet, KK Downing, Glenn Tipton, Angus Young, Paul Landers, James Hetfield, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Randy Rhoads, Malcolm Young, Slash,
Favorite bassists :
Lemmy Kilmister, Oliver "Ollie" Riedel, Nikki Sixx, not many bassists catch my attention.
Favorite books :
Communist Manifesto, In Defense of Marxism,
Favorite tv :
Simpsons, Family Guy, Comedy Central, King of The Hill, Colbert Report, The News, MADTV, Daily Show, That Metal Show, VH1's Top 100..., anything remotely comedy related...
Favorite movies :
Comedy, Football, and Action Movies: Zombieland, Waterboy, Sex Drive, Pineapple Express, Role Models, The Hangover, The Bourne Series, Expendables, Arnold Schwarzenegger movies, Rambo, Rocky, Remember the Titans, Invincible
UG Groups
Own groups: Right handed Righties who play right handedly, UG's Fitness Club
Member of: German UG users, The German Rockaz!, I Hate Americans, Official Rammstein fan club, Guitarists For Barack Obama, Guitar Building & Customizing!, Please Don't Chew the Newbies, This group is for people who likes and or loves or even hates those groups with rediculously long names that take up a lot of space on your groups list so it makes it look like you have more groups then you do have. this group is for those kind of people , The Anti-Ibanez Militia, ultimate-guitar young guitarist, Drum Forum Rebellion, Music Is My Soul, I Stay Up All Night Practicing My Guitar, European guitarists united [EGU], Jackson/Charvel Owners, Save the Mudkipz!, Young and old guitar players that LOVE ROCK OR METAL!!!, Kraftwerkers: The society for the Appreciation of Kraftwerk, The People Who Hate Fall Out Boy, The School of Rock, UG RED MILITIA FACTION, Teh GG&A Kitteh, Save Gibson, Led Zeppelin, The UGer's against White Nationalism, Christian Guitarists, The Official Yuji Fan Club, The Krusty Towers, Ultimate Mafia, UG League of Legends Team
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VanTheKraut's blogs
VanTheKraut has posted 7 blogs total :
My Notes 10:45pm : Jul 3rd, 2012
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Should Man Up or St 5:14pm : Feb 15th, 2011
Fail, Just Fail 12:25pm : Feb 8th, 2009
Much sadness in Germany today... 10:12am : Jun 29th, 2008
Germany is closer to taking Euro 08 10:04am : Jun 25th, 2008
About VanTheKraut
I'm Van...
I started as a strictly metal player but eventually branched out to play a few kinds of music. Presently, I love playing
Vintage Heavy Metal (70's and 80's)
Classic Rock (Think George Thorogood, not George Harrison)
Blues/ Blues Rock (Robert Johnson to ZZ Top)
and finally OLD Country (strictly old country, new Country is about the worst thing to happen to the genre ever.)

There is one "hobby" that I place above guitar and that is football. It's something that I was taught that if you care about it you dedicate your life to it until you can't do it anymore. It means going to the gym at 6 AM before work/school, practicing snapping during my lunch break, and swimming/running at 6 PM after work/school. All to get one step closer to my dream.

Likes-
Football (American/Amerikanisch)
Tinkering with cars.
Guitar (Duh!)
UFC/MMA fights
G.A.S.

Dislikes-
"Dat-New-Shit"
Preps




I work 60 hours a week at two jobs. Spring/Summer: Second Nature Outdoor Solutions (Landscape laborer), Ace Hardware (Retail). Fall/Winter: St. Louis Bread. UPS (Warehouse)

My goals in life are to-
Graduate High School (Check!)
Earn a football scholarship to a University. (Walking on, so half a check)
Earn a degree in Neuropsych with an emphasis on Brain Trauma in Sports.
Buy and completely rebuild a 1984 Chevy Camaro.
Get signed to play in the Arena Football League.
Make heavy bank for a decade or so.
Once I'm too old for that I'll either go into Neuropsych.


Ask to be friends, I'm less of a Jerk when you get to know me...
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