Growing up listening to country, blues and rock and roll. Directly influenced by The Beatles, CSNY, Stones he soon picked up the guitar himself. He is inspired by guitar heroes such as Mick Taylor, George Harrison, Santana and Brian Robertson. Besides playing the 6-string he is also quite proficient with the soldering iron. He maintains all the bands gear without getting paid for it off course. He mostly plays his self made Zenora Stratocaster or his Zenora P90 Custom and adds some black magic to Van Rooster.