Metal Blade Records On May 17, As I Lay Dying vocalist Tim Lambesis appeared in…
- Posted on Mar 12th 2009 2:00PM by Adam Horne
When the time comes for a gig, the eager drummer is miraculously devoid of pre-show jitters. "The only things I do before every show are stretch and not eat. I can't stand waiting around, so anything to kill time and get onstage works for me."
When he's not performing for massive audiences on the road, Rubin flexes his musical chops under a solo moniker, the New Regime. On a recent release entitled 'Coup,' he performed all instruments and vocal parts himself, and cites classical music as a primary influence. "As far as '90s music, the only artists I listen to are Jeff Buckley and Radiohead."
It looks as though the budding rockstar has a long musical career ahead of him, but he still has a little while to go before he can enjoy the full benefits of life on tour. "The only times I run into age problems with venues is when I play TNR shows in smaller, 21 and up clubs. Doesn't matter if I play for NIN, I'll have to wait outside on the sidewalk for another few months."