IconX was formed in the early parts of 2007 and was based on just the basic yearning and love to create original music. IconX is Metal melodic electronic rhythmic structuring harmony and many deep emotional attachments:
The members of IconX are…
Trevor is the latest member in ICONX.
Trevor is the Drummer, Percussion player, key's and time piece of Icon X.
He’s self-taught for the most part, but takes lessons on songwriting, groove and technique and Music theroy
He picked up the drums around 15 after playing with his friends at frequent church events.
He later started covering songs on Youtube and researching online about drumming regularly.
He often plays on Fridays at a local open mic as house drummer.
Trevor has always been surrounded by music as each member of his family can play an instrument of their own.
He mostly is aiming to be a groove based modern drummer and break into the world drumming community.
His influences are: Chad Smith,Chad Szeliga ,Matt Gartka,Cobus Potgieter,Matt Halpern,Benny Greb
Gavin Harrison,Travis Orbin,Ryan Loerke,Luke Holland,Jay Postones,Jojo Mayer
Bands of choice mostly consist of: Paramore,The Reign Of Kindo,Panic At The Disco,Mesuggah
The Agonist,My Chemical Romance,Animals As Leaders,TesseracT,Hey Ocean! ,Monster Cat
The Pillows,Way Out West,Deadmau5,Silversun Pickups,Veil Of Maya,Hopsin
His equipment :
CB Drums 5 piece kit.
Evans Power Center Snare Head.
Evans G2 Clear Tom Head.
2 Remo Ebony Tom Heads.
Evans EMAD 2 Bass Beater Head.
Zildjan Avedis 5 piece set.
Sabian B8 14” and 18” Chinas.
CAD Pro 7 Mic kit.
Rick is the Lead singer and songwriter in the group. He also writes all backing tracks harmonies structures and all pre production work. He closely works with the bands outside producers to help guide the bands direction.
Rick has been singing since he was 17. And has also played drums and percussion in many past bands. His main influence is Trent Reznor from Nine Inch Nails for the electronic vocal and structal parts of the Jams. Other influences are Jonathan Davis from Korn as well as old skool Black Sabbath….and to many to mention
He was inspired to help form the band because of his love to create original music.
Rick has been with IconX since the beginning. Education: Rick has had 3 years of professional music schooling under the direction of Neil Tuliston. Plus many many years of Live on stage action as well as studio session work. Rick is no amateur on Stage! He has been in many bands over the years including to name a few: Tour de Force, Badlove (With Local Guitar Legend and Producer – Shawn Grove), Flukers Revenge (with the Great Randy Fluker), Ground Zero, Black Matinee Death by Accordion and kwite white. His all time favorites were: playing for Speakeazy and Black Matinee, as a drummer in the 80s and 90…
Chris is our Lead Guitar Player and back ground vocalist. Chris started playing when he was 12 years old. He comes from a large family of Musicians. His Father and Grandfather before him played the Guitar. His Great Grandfather passed the talent down to his children through teaching as well as being a Master Crafter in Building Pianos, Guitars as well as other Musical Instruments. Chris loves the harder edge to Rock Music, all the way to the Metal Side. Influences: Satriani, Vai, Malmsteen, Petrucci, Paul Gilbert, Andy James. His Band Influence but not limited to… Ac/Dc & Led Zeppelin Metallica Megadeth Machine Head Children of Bodom Trivium as well as a host of others. Previous Bands: Boxer Rebellion (an original Metal Band), Petting Hendrix and the Former Rock Gods. He has also performed in some studio writing sessions and has a solo project in the works.
Equipment: A line 6 spider valve mk2 2/12, An Ibanez rg 7 string, A Schecter Hell Raiser C-7 boss recorder, Audio Technica headphones, Korg Tuners, Pig Hog stage cables, Ernie Ball strings.