Daniel Firth
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Name: Daniel Firth

 

Birthday: 23/05/86

 

Place of residence: Glasgow, Scotland

 

Hobbies: Apart from all things musical, I also enjoy reading, writing, playing football, home brewing and hill walking.

 

Musical background: I had been playing electric guitar for about ten years before I picked up the bass and found it was well-suited to my style. I began playing in a local Misfits tribute band, devoting a good chunk of my free time to the instrument, before being offered to play for Scottish extreme metal band Man Must Die. After a recording session with MMD at Scott Atkins’ Grindstone Studios I became known to Cradle and got involved with them on ‘The Manticore and Other Horrors’.

 

Equipment: Schecter Hellraiser Extreme-5, Schecter Hellraiser-5, Overwater Custom J-Bass, Sansamp Bass Driver, Wharfedale Pro S-1500 power amp, Marshall 8x10

 

Idols in Music: Steve Harris, Adrian Smith, Dave Murray, Bruce Dickinson, Chuck Schuldiner, Jeff Buckley, Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, Neil Peart, Devin Townsend, Freddie Mercury, Tony Iommi, Toby Driver, Trey Azagthoth, Paul Masvidal

Best CoF show so far: Hellfest 2013 was an incredible show for me. The whole setup was fantastic and the fans were out in force, giving it their all. Being right near the end of the touring cycle, it felt like a grand finale to my first full year in the band.

 

Fave CoF songs to perform: Born in a Burial Gown, Summer Dying Fast, Funeral in Carpathia

 

How do you kill time on tour: I read a lot, do some writing and often explore the local surroundings, especially if there’s a nice hill or forest nearby.

 

Strangest experience on tour: Probably passing out during a border crossing, hung-over, whilst trying to get through with no passport, then being revived with toast. There have already been a lot of strange experiences during my short time on tour so far though!

 

Place you would like to visit, but haven't: Japan, The Faroe Islands, New Zealand

Your fave bands: Iron Maiden, Death, Rush, Cynic, Lykathea Aflame, Devin Townsend, Sodom, Kreator, Slayer, Black Sabbath, Dream Theater, Jeff Buckley, Judas Priest, Manilla Road, Morbid Angel, Suffocation, Idlewild, Immolation, Napalm Death, Carcass, Queen, Running Wild, Sepultura, Savatage, Boards of Canada, Nick Drake, Rage, Maudlin of the Well

 

Fave food/drink: Cheese, steak, mince and clapshot, tea, ale, whisky

 

Favourite authors: Iain (M.) Banks, Wilbur Smith, Isaac Asimov, Clive Barker, H.P. Lovecraft, Arthur C. Clarke

 

Eleven favourite albums:

Iron Maiden – Seventh Son of a Seventh Son

Jeff Buckley – Grace

Cynic – Focus

Lykathea Aflame – Elvenefris

Slayer – Reign in Blood

Idlewild – 100 Broken Windows

Death – Human

Strapping Young Lad - City

Suffocation - Human Waste

Dream Theater – Images and Words

Judas Priest - Painkiller

 

Message to the fans: Thanks for welcoming me into the fold, I hope to do you all proud. See you on tour!

Daniel Firth uses Schecter guitars and Rotosound strings

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At 4:41 on September 11, 2014, joshua said…
Thanks for adding me hope to message more thanks again
At 0:52 on July 30, 2014, Margarita Murnau said…

Hi Daniel! thank you for accepting my friend request ^_~

At 15:01 on July 27, 2014, Olesya Dotsenko said…

Hi Daniel. Thank you that accepted my request in friends.

At 15:53 on May 14, 2014, Temptress Ruby said…

Hi Daniel...Thanks so much for accepting my  friend request...((=

At 21:33 on March 1, 2014, sonja van der linden said…
hell hello daniel you was great in amsterdam aveeee many cradle greetzzz \666/
At 6:19 on February 6, 2014, Christine said…

Mr Firth, I hope travelling goes well and that your start to the tour will be a great one... ;)

At 17:56 on February 2, 2014, Sabine said…

Oh, thank you for accepting my friend request, Daniel.

At 19:49 on January 30, 2014, Nickolaus A. Pacione said…

Holy crap man you're 2 years younger than my friend Acid of Fashion Bomb and about the age of my breakout from Tabloid Purposes, Casey Gordon. 

At 10:12am on January 01, 2014, bernice lubberts gave Daniel Firth a gift
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Hi Daniel. wish you a great 2014 xxx Bernice
At 10:16 on December 31, 2013, manu banga said…

wishing you and your family a happy new year 2014

 
 
 

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