Travis began playing at the age of two and quickly developed a massive obsession for all things drums. By age 7 he was taking every opportunity to perform for an audience and play with other musicians. More recently, Travis has spent the past few years building a presence on social media, as well as drumming for his main project œCarcosa. Travis musical influence range from Musical Theatre to modern Hip Hop, but his biggest influence is deeply rooted in Heavy Metal.
Most memorable Next-Level PerformanceWhen I was about 13 I spent months trying to figure how to play the main groove in “Bleed” by Meshuggah. The feeling that came over me after the very first time that it clicked is one I will never ever forgot and something I still chase to this day!
What Drives Your Creativity?My creativity is driven by pure obsession for finding new sounds and using them to express myself. There is absolutely nothing like sitting behind your kit and just getting fully lost in your own world of infinite sounds and grooves.
Why do you choose Vic Firth?Vic Firth’s immensely wide variety of models combined with their extreme quality control is something you cannot find anywhere else. Confidence in your gear is extremely important as a drummer and inconsistent sticks can be absolutely detrimental to any performance, but Vic’s superior consistency allows me to put 100% of my focus into actually playing my drums.