Adilson Alexandre Jr.
Biography:

Adilson Alexander Jr., a native of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He began playing drums in 1985 still with seven years old at the music and dance school called Dó, Ré Mi in the suburb of Rio de Janeiro. In this period he devoted himself to the most varied musical styles. Encouraged by his teacher, in 1990, he formed his first band. Shortly thereafter, he was invited to join the band of Pop Rock VIDE BULA. With VIDE BULA he started the live performances and the first recordings (Demo Tape). In 1992, still with 15-year-old Alexandre Adilson Jr. joined the Progressive Metal band SCARS SOULS. Very active band and with great impact on the undergound scene in the decades of 90 and 00. In addition to the SCARS SOULS there were stakes in projects such as UBU! The King, Vortex among others. Finally in 2014 Adilson Alexander Jr. joins the ÆTHER.

DoB:

08/24/1977

Citizenship:

Brazilian

Influences:
(Alphabetical order)

Andy Ward, Art Blakey, Bill Bruford, Bill Ward, Billy Cobham, Carl Palmer, Charlie Benante, Dave Lombardo, Dave Weckl, Igor Cavalera, Lars Ulrich, Michel "Away" Langevin, Mikkey Dee, Neil Peart, Nick Menza, Nicko McBrain, Rod Morgenstein, Scott Travis, Simon Phillips, Steve Gadd, Steve Smith, Stewart Copeland, Terry Bozzio, Tommy Aldridge, Tommy Lee e William Calhoun

Favorite Bands:
(Alphabetical order)

Anthrax, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso, Black Sabbath, Bruford, Camel, Dio, Dixie Dregs, Ella Fitzgerald, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Frank Zappa, Genesis, Gentle Giant, Iced Earth, In Flames, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, King Crimson, King Diamond, Le Orme, Led Zeppelin, Megadeth, Metallica, Miles Davis, Motörhead, Opeth, Overkill, Ozzy Osbourne, The Police, Rush, Savatage, Sepultura, Shadow Gallery, Slayer, Testament, U.K., Voivod, Weather Report, Yes

Setup:

Cymbals:
A – Hi-hat 14” 
B - China 18” 
C - Crash 16” 
D – Splash 10” 
E-F – Crash 16” + Hi-hat 14” (Stack) 
G - Effects 8” 
H - Crash 17” 
I – China 18” 
J – Ride 20”

Drums:
1 – Snare 14”
2 - Tom tom 8”
3 – Tom tom 10”
4 – Tom tom 12”
5 – Tom tom 13”
6 – Floor tom 18”
7 – Bass drum 22”

Extra:
8 - Percussão Digital 
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