Louisville Rock Closeup
By Eddy Metal
Ricky Humphrey

Name: Cory Eaves

Age: 25

Instrument: Drums

Band/Former Bands: Artifex Pereo

How long on instrument: Twelve years.

Equipment: SJC drums, TRX cymbals, Silverfox sticks, Remo heads, DW hardware.

Influences: Glassjaw, Thrice, The Dear Hunter, letlive, Envy On The Coast.

My first gig: A talent show in an IGA parking lot in Crestwood, Kentucky. We won. No big deal.

Hobbies: Family, sleeping, basketball, movies, junk food.

Favorite movies: No Country For Old Men, The Assassination of Jesse James, Inception, The Empire Strikes Back, The Departed, There Will Be Blood, Nolan's Batman trilogy.

Favorite food: Pizza, cereal, bread.

Favorite place: My parents' house, a movie theater, a swimming pool, my bed.

Bad habits: I worry too much, sleep too late and I eat too much candy.

What I'm listening to nowadays: Sam Cooke, The Ghost Inside, Hans Zimmer, Gregory Alan Isakov, Victory At Last, Circa Survive, Jalin Roze.

Coolest thing I've done: I've never done anything cool enough to justify answering this question. Eddy, if you would just write down the coolest thing you've ever done and give me credit for it, that'll be fine.

Most embarrassing moment: In order to inherit my father's hotel empire, I had to repeat grades one through twelve.

Who do you love: Arnold Palmer, Steve Brule, Hakeem Olajuwon, Adam Sandler from 1994 to 1998, Dominique Moceanu.

When/where did you first get some: My mom is going to read this, dude.