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Encyclopedia > The Rev
The Rev
Birth name James Owen Sullivan
Born February 10, 1981 (age 27) Huntington Beach, California
Genre(s) Metalcore, Hard rock, Heavy metal, Ska
Occupation(s) Musician
Instrument(s) Drums, Guitar, Piano, Vocals, Bass
Years active 1999 - present
Label(s) Warner Bros.
Associated acts Avenged Sevenfold
Pinkly Smooth
Suburban Legends
Website AvengedSevenfold.com

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Biography

At the age of 10, The Rev got his own drum set. The Rev attended a Catholic school with M. Shadows, and was expelled in the 2nd grade. The Rev was also expelled from Huntington Beach High School in 2000, and was then expelled from the reform school resulting in his dropping out. The Rev was in and out of homes as a teenager living in his car and at a laundromat where he worked. At one time he lived with Synyster Gates, where Papa Gates has said Jimmy is eccentric to a nearly dangerous level and is the most natural musician he has ever met. His first record was released with the band Suburban Legends at the age of 18. Catholic schools are education ministries of the Roman Catholic Church. ... ‹ The template below (Citations missing) is being considered for deletion. ... A reform school in the United States was a term used to define, often somewhat euphemistically, what was often essentially a penal institution for boys, generally teenagers. ...


He was also formerly the drummer for third-wave ska band Suburban Legends, and drummer/vocalist for Avenged Sevenfold side project Pinkly Smooth. The Rev took part in the band Ballistico as their guitarist and vocalist. On the Avenged Sevenfold DVD, All Excess, while discussing how each member got their stage names, it was stated that Sullivan attained his name via a shortened version of The Reverend Tholomew Plague. The decision was seemingly random, as there were no specific reasons stated as to the inspiration for the name. He had a tendency to wear eccentric outfits such as outrageously colored kimonos or bath robes, baggy shorts, and fluorescent socks. In the DVD, he was said to terrorize people on his campus while wearing the eccentric outfits , and rode around in a golf cart.[1] The third-wave of ska, commonly referred to as ska punk and skacore, is a genre of music that arose in the 1990s in the United States. ... Suburban Legends is a seven piece third wave ska band from Orange County, California. ... DVD (also known as Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc - see Etymology) is a popular optical disc storage media format. ... All Excess is Avenged Sevenfolds first DVD which was released on July 17, 2007. ... DVD (also known as Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc - see Etymology) is a popular optical disc storage media format. ...


Some of his favorite bands are Rancid, The Transplants, Slayer, and Organized Riot. Sullivan cites his influences as being Vinnie Paul of Pantera, Dave Lombardo and Paul Bostaph of Slayer, Mike Portnoy of Dream Theater, and Terry Bozzio. Rancid is a punk band, formed in 1991 in Albany, California, by Matt Freeman and Tim Armstrong. ... The Transplants may refer to: The Transplants, a punk rock band from Boston active in the 1970s The Transplants, a punk rock/rapcore supergroup led by Rancids Tim Armstrong and Blink-182s Travis Barker Category: ... For other uses, see Slayer (disambiguation). ... Vinnie Paul (Vincent Paul Abbott) (born on March 11, 1964), in Dallas, Texas, United States is a heavy metal drummer and producer most known for his work in Pantera and Damageplan. ... For other uses, see Pantera (disambiguation). ... Dave Lombardo (born February 16, 1965) is a heavy metal drummer born in Havana, Cuba. ... Paul Bostaph (born March 6, 1964 in San Francisco, California) is a heavy metal drummer, who has played for the bands Forbidden (originally known as Forbidden Evil), Slayer, Testament, and Systematic. ... For other uses, see Slayer (disambiguation). ... Michael Stephen Mike Portnoy (born April 20, 1967) is an American drummer primarily known for his work with the progressive metal band Dream Theater. ... Dream Theater is an American progressive metal band formed in 1985 under the name Majesty by John Myung, John Petrucci and Mike Portnoy while they attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, before they dropped out to support the band. ... Terry John Bozzio (born December 27, 1950, San Francisco, California) is an American drummer. ...


Sullivan uses and is sponsored by DW Drums, although he appears in advertisements for DW's budget company, PDP, his old tour set was a PDP. He is also sponsored by Sabian cymbals, Pro-Mark sticks and Evans drum heads. [2] Drum Workshop is an Oxnard, California-based drum and hardware manufacturing company. ... // A brief history Sabian is one of the worlds largest manufacturers of cymbals. ... It is also possible that you want to know about the Cymbalum instrument. ... Pro-Mark is an American drumstick, mallet, and percussion product manufacturer located in Houston, Texas. ... A drum stick is an item used to hit percussion instruments to produce sound. ... Evans is a common family name of English or Welsh origin, see Evans (surname). ...


Recognized for vocals in side project Pinkly Smooth, Sullivan is utilized as a back-up vocalist in Avenged Sevenfold. Besides screaming with M. Shadows in songs Chapter Four and Eternal Rest, the single from the band's eponymous album, Critical Acclaim features Sullivan at lead vocals during the chorus of the song, both singing and screaming. His vocals are also featured in other songs from the Avenged Sevenfold eponymous album. In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i. ... ‹ The template below (Citations missing) is being considered for deletion. ... Singles from Avenged Sevenfold Released: August 28, 2007 Released: September 18, 2007 Released: January 29, 2008 Avenged Sevenfold (also known as The Black & White Album, in reference to The White Album and The Black Album because of its black and white and otherwise featureless cover. ... Critical Acclaim is a song by Avenged Sevenfold. ...


The Rev is featured singing in the songs he wrote, "A Little Piece of Heaven", "Brompton Cocktail", "Afterlife", and "Almost Easy". He also sings in "Critical Acclaim","Scream" and "Lost", both from the eponymous album.


He is now currently married to Leana Silver.


Equipment

Avenged Sevenfold [2007]

Singles from Avenged Sevenfold Released: August 28, 2007 Released: September 18, 2007 Released: January 29, 2008 Avenged Sevenfold (also known as The Black & White Album, in reference to The White Album and The Black Album because of its black and white and otherwise featureless cover. ...

DW Drums

  • DW Collector Series with a Snakeskin Wrap and Black Hardware on drums
  • 22"x18" Bass (x3)
  • 8"x4", 8"x7", 10"x8", 12"x9", 13"x10", Mounted Toms
  • 16"x14", 18"x16" Mounted Floor Toms
  • 14"x3.5" Brass snare

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Hardware
  • DW 9000 series with all boom stands
  • DW 9000 single pedals
  • DW Combo Rack

Drum Workshop is an Oxnard, California-based drum and hardware manufacturing company. ...

Sabian Cymbals
 AAX-XCelerator Hi-Hat (14") 

AAX Metal Crash (18 & 19") AAX Metal Ride (22") HHX-XTreme Crash (19") Paragon Chinese (19") AA Metal-X Chinese (18") Max Spash (6 & 9")


Heads

  • Evans EQ4 Batter Clear
  • Evans EQ3 Resonant Black
  • Evans Genera G2 Clear
  • Evans Genera G1 Clear
  • Evans Power Center Reverse Dot
  • Evans Hazy 300 Snare Side

Sticks

  • Pro-Mark TX5BW Wood Tip Hickory

Pro-Mark is an American drumstick, mallet, and percussion product manufacturer located in Houston, Texas. ...

City of Evil [2005]

Singles from City of Evil Released: June 12, 2005 Released: September 26, 2005 Released: March 6, 2006 Released: July 7, 2006 City of Evil is Avenged Sevenfolds third full-length album. ...

DW Drums

2003 to 2005

  • 22x18 bass drum (DW 5000 double pedal)
  • 10x8 tom tom
  • 12x9 tom tom
  • 14x12 mounted floor tom
  • 16x14 mounted floor tom
  • 14x4 maple snare

2005 to 2007(He actually used pdp LXE Series, In Kurillian Birch finish from 05-07)

  • 22x18 x2 bass drum (dw 9000 singles)
  • 8x7 tom tom
  • 10x8 tom tom
  • 12x9 tom tom
  • 14x12 mounted floor tom
  • 16x14 mounted floor tom
  • 14x4 maple snare

Sabian Cymbals

  • 14" Sabian AAX-XCelerator Hi-Hats
  • 18" Sabian AA Metal-X Crash
  • 19" Sabian AA Metal-X Crash
  • 24" Sabian AA Metal-X Ride
  • 18" Sabian AA Metal-X China
  • 9" Sabian Mike Portnoy Signature Max Splash
  • 11" Sabian Mike Portnoy Signature Max Splash

DW Hardware

2006 to 2008 (DW 9000)


Pro-Mark Sticks

Pro-Mark Natural 5B nylon Tip


References

  1. ^ All Excess, Avenged Sevenfold DVD (2007) Jimmy is engaged to Leana Silver and as a tribute to her got her name tattooed on his ring finger. One of his favorite tattoos is the word 'FICTION' down his sternum.
  2. ^ Drum! Magazine November 2007 issue
For the self-titled album, see Avenged Sevenfold (album). ... ‹ The template below (Citations missing) is being considered for deletion. ... Synyster Gates born Brian Elwin Haner, Jr. ... Zacky Vengeance (born December 11, 1981), real name Zachary James Baker, is the rhythm guitarist and back up vocals for the band Avenged Sevenfold. ... Johnny Christ (born Jonathan Lewis Seward November 18, 1984) is the bassist for the metalcore/hard rock band Avenged Sevenfold, from Huntington Beach, California, in Orange County. ... Alternate cover Re-Release Cover Sounding the Seventh Trumpet is the first full length album from American metal band Avenged Sevenfold. ... It has been suggested that Radiant Eclipse be merged into this article or section. ... Singles from City of Evil Released: June 12, 2005 Released: September 26, 2005 Released: March 6, 2006 Released: July 7, 2006 City of Evil is Avenged Sevenfolds third full-length album. ... Singles from Avenged Sevenfold Released: August 28, 2007 Released: September 18, 2007 Released: January 29, 2008 Avenged Sevenfold (also known as The Black & White Album, in reference to The White Album and The Black Album because of its black and white and otherwise featureless cover. ... Warmness on the Soul is an EP from Avenged Sevenfold. ... All Excess is Avenged Sevenfolds first DVD which was released on July 17, 2007. ... Prior to the release of Avenged Sevenfolds debut album Sounding the Seventh Trumpet, in 2001, A7X made two demo recordings. ... Warmness on the Soul is an EP from Avenged Sevenfold. ... Unholy Confessions is a song written by Avenged Sevenfold. ... Burn It Down is the second song on the album City of Evil, by Avenged Sevenfold. ... Bat Country is a single by an American metalcore band Avenged Sevenfold from their 2005 album, City of Evil. ... Beast and the Harlot is a single by the American hard rock band Avenged Sevenfold, taken from their 2005 album City of Evil. ... Seize the Day is the third single from Avenged Sevenfolds album, City of Evil. ... Walk is one of heavy metal band Panteras most popular and influential songs from the 1992 album Vulgar Display of Power. ... Critical Acclaim is a song by Avenged Sevenfold. ... Almost Easy is a song by the American hard rock band Avenged Sevenfold. ... It has been suggested that Radiant Eclipse be merged into this article or section. ... Singles from City of Evil Released: June 12, 2005 Released: September 26, 2005 Released: March 6, 2006 Released: July 7, 2006 City of Evil is Avenged Sevenfolds third full-length album. ... Singles from City of Evil Released: June 12, 2005 Released: September 26, 2005 Released: March 6, 2006 Released: July 7, 2006 City of Evil is Avenged Sevenfolds third full-length album. ... Warner Bros. ... Hopeless Records is an independent record label located in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California. ... Good Life Recordings is a record label based in Belgium. ...

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