| Matthew Spencer Drake|
2000 – present
| Matt Drake|
| 6 May 1981 (age 34)
Huddersfield, UK (1981-05-06) |
Matt Drake Wikipedia
Matthew Drake Drake was born on 6 May 1981. He received classical guitar lessons.
In 2000, Drake and Ben Carter got together to form a covers band. After acquiring Mike Alexander (bass) through an ad in a local guitar store, plus asking Matt's brother Ol Drake to join as lead guitarist, they played shows together over the next few years.
In 2004, they formed Evile. They recorded an EP All Hallows Eve in 2004 and a demo Hell Demo in 2006. Soon after, the band signed to Earache Records, and released their Flemming Rasmussen produced debut, Enter the Grave worldwide.
Drake plays and endorses Jackson Guitars, Randall Amplifiers, Ernie Ball Strings and Seymour Duncan pickups.
Drake's biography cites his favourite vocal artists as James Hetfield, Tom Araya, Warrel Dane and Freddie Mercury. He also states his favourite guitarists to be James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Slash, Brian May and Alex Skolnick.All Hallows Eve EP (Self Released) 2004
Hell Demo (Self Released) 2006
Enter the Grave (Earache Records) 2007
Infected Nations (Earache Records) 2009
Five Serpent's Teeth (Earache Records) 2011
Skull (Earache Records) 2013
Jackson Custom Shop 'Double Rhoads'
BC Rich NJ Jr. V
Peavey 6505+ Amplifier