Hi Steve, loved the interview in rolling stone japan magazine,even with a dodgy google translate ! Good live pics of Exit North too. My question is why as a long term Tama endorser and being in their backyard so to speak you ended up playing a Yamaha kit ? Thanks Ross (Drum nerd)

The quick answer is that Billboard have a huge store of instruments at their live venues and it was a simple case of using what they had as opposed to going through the process of organising a separate process with TAMA. I don’t officially endorse TAMA but they are my drums of choice. Billboard had Yamaha only.