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SNAKE CHARMERS

FRED FAVRE

BIO
 

 

Origin:  Bordeaux, Fr

 

Birth: 07/27/1976

 

Weapons:  Lead Vocals,  Guitar, Bass Guitar

 

Years Active:  1996 - Present

 

 

Short Bio
 

 

Fred started playing electric guitar at 14. He started singing in 2000, then, in 2009, he Learned Bass Guitar, and finally Drums in 2011.

 

He played guitar in several local bands called KARKARODON KAKARIAS, VEHEMENCE,  and SIDE WINDER.
In 2000, He Changes to Lead Vocals in SIDE WINDER. In a mean time, he starded a 5 years collaboration with OBJECTION. He also played with 7TH SONS (Iron Maiden Cover Band).

 

Fred Took the Bass Guitar for the band in 2013, then Guitars in 2020,

 

For now, Fred Wrote most of the songs that has been written since 2000 and all the Lyrics. Most its writtings began with a Guitar Riff, and a melodic Chorus, then the band contibutes to build a full complete harmonized song !

 

He's also passionated with history of civilazations, you may find some clear or hidden references in a lot of Lyrics of the band.

 

Gears :

   - Jackson Flyng V Guitar (SD Nazgul)

   - Ibanez Prestige serie Guitar (Dimarzio Crunch Lab/Liquid fire)

   - Ibanez RG series Guitar (Dimarzio True Velvet)

   - Ibanez Prestige SDGR Bass Guitar

   - Ibanez BTB Bass Guitar

   - Irish bouzouki

   - Marshall JCM 900 + ORANGE pedal Baby 100 Head

   - TC-Helicon VoiceLive 3 Extreme

   - WARWICK 300W Head + HARTKE 500W

   - Build-In Heavy Metal Voice

   - SUPERLUX WH5 Microphone

   - Personnalised Micro-Stand with a build in Bier Botlles Catcher

What about METAL ?
 

 

Favorite Bands:  
Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Gamma Ray, Helloween, Manowar, DIO, Accept, Angra & Andre Matos, Metallica, Hammerfall, Finntroll, Iron Savior, NightWish, Symphony X, Annihiliator, Rammstein, W.A.S.P.S., Saxon ...

 

Top 6 Lives :  

 1- Iron Maiden (Bercy, 07/02/2008)

 2- Iron Maiden (Bercy, 07/06/2018)

 3- Iron Maiden (Bercy, 09/09/1999)

 4- Judas Priest (San Sebastian, 05/20/2012)

 5- Manowar (Marcel Cerdant, 18/11/2002)

 6- Helloween/Gamma Ray, (Olympia 08/04/2013)

 

Top 5 Festivals

 1- Melaway 2005

 2- Rock Fest BCN 2015

 3- Kobeta Sonik 2008

 4- HellFest 2009

 5- Artefacts 2000

 

Top 5  Singers:                       

 1- Bruce Dickinson             

 2- Rob Halford               

 3- Ronnie James Dio             

 4- Eric Adams                      

 5- Floor Jansen

 

Top 5 Guitarists :

 1-  Adrian Smith / Dave Murray

 2- K.K. Downing / Glenn Tipton

 3- Kai Hansen

 4- Jeff Watters

 5-  Garry Moore

Top 5 Bass Players:

 1- Steve Harris

 2- Joe Demaio

 3- Markus Grosskopf

 4- Nibbs Carter

 5- Luis Maruitti

GuiLLAUME VIALARD

BIO
 

 

Origin:  St Jean de Luz, Fr

 

Birth: 03/12/1977

 

Weapons:  Lead Guitar

 

Years Active:  2006 - Present

 

 

Short Bio
 
 

Guillaume started playing guitar when he was 14. His first influence that lead him to guitar was Brian May and Queen. At the same time, bands like Metallica, Manowar and helloween influenced him and showed his the way to Heavy Metal.

 

Guillaume Joined Side Winder in 2005.

 

One important notice is that he's the only Male snake shamers with long hairs

 

He also has been influencing a lot of new songs of the band till 2005.

 

Gear :

   - Ibanez Jem555

   - ESP SV1

   - Tagima Kiko Loureiro K1

   - ENGL E650 amp head

   - Rivera 4x12

   - ... And some other classic guitars...

 

Guillaume is also passionated by video games like COD, minecraft and Game of War, photography, nature.

What about METAL ?
 

 

Favorite Bands:  
Iron Maiden, At Vance, Angra, Edguy, Stratovarius, Helloween, Manowar, HammerFall, Kansas, Dire Straits, Queen, SKA-P (yes i'm a big fan !!!!!!), Dragonforce, GammaRay, Mickael Kiske, Oliver Hartman, Metallica, And so more...

 

Top 5 Lives:  

 1 - Iron Maiden, Live at Donington

 2 - Dire Straits, Alchemy live

 3 - Brian May band, Live at the Brixton academy

 4 - Kansas, Live at the Whiskey

 5 - Phil Collins, The finaly farwell...

 

Top 5 Festivals

 1 - Hellfest

 2 - Hellfest

 3 - Hellfest

 4 - Hellfest

 5 - Hellfest

 

Top 5  Guitarits                       

 1 - Kiko Loureiro

 2 - Brian May         

 3 - Yani Liimatainen           

 4 - Mathias Kupiainen

 5 - Guthrie Govan

 

 

CHRIS DAGNET

BIO
 

 

Origin : Dourdan

Birth : 10/29/1973

Weapons : Drums / backing vocals

Years active : 2018 - present

 

Short Bio
 

At the age of 17, Chris First started as a singer in a band called MILICIA (then SKELETON CREW)

Quickly, while trying drums with MILICIA drummer, he became addicted, stop singing and leave MILICIA to form in 1991 a new band called HYPNOSIS, the story lasted 2 years. He jumped next to another 3 years project called LAZY SKUNK.

After 20 blanked years, he started a new adventure with forming a new band called BLACKSTORM.

Finally, in Mach 2018, he joined Side Winder, first for a 2 shows tempory remplacement.

It only takes 3 months for him to be definitely enslaved by the snaked, and in June 2018, he became our officially our brand new drummer!

Gear :

 - PEARL SESSION Drum set

 - Double pedal Pearl Eliminator

 - Zildjian série K et Avedis Cymbals

 - Paiste Hit Hat

 - Roland TD 11KV Electronic Drum set

 - Roland Trigg

 - Shure PGA 48 Microphone

What about METAL ?
 

 

Favorite bands :
Metallica, Iron Maiden, Heavenly, Manigance, ADX, Panthera, Megadeth, The Doors, Slayer, Led Zep, Mötley Crüe, Helloween, Sepultura ....

Top 5 Lives

 - METALLICA  BERCY 21 Mai 1990

 - IRON MAIDEN Halle de la vilette Paris 5 Septembre 1992

 - SEPULTURA  ZENITH 22 Mars 1992

 - PANTERA  ZENITH 13 Octobre 1994

 - MEGADETH ZENITH 21 Avril 1995

TOP 5 Festivals

 - Vouziers 1993

 - Hellfest 2015

 - Hellfest 2016

 - Hellfest 2017

 - Hellfest 2018

Top 5 Drummers:     

 - Nick Menza

 - Nico Mc Brain

 - Vinnie Paul

 - John Bonham

 - Aquiles Priester

 

 

 

 

 

Eddy BIERCE

BIO
 

 

Origin:  St Magne, Fr

 

Birth: 07/25/1996

 

Weapons:  Bass Guitar

 

Years Active:  2020 - Present

 

 

Short Bio
 

Eddy started to play Bass at 19 Yo. He quickly founded a band with some friends and finaly joined a band called Blackstorm, with a strange drummer called “Chris Dagnet”. When Blackstorm splitted, he joined another Hard Rock Band “Dolloster”. It’s in the end of 2019 that he was bewitched by the snake …

Gears

   - Sandberg California TM 4

   - Markbass Amp

   - Fender précision bass reissu 62

   - bass pedals (aguilar, tech 21, EBS..)

 

 

What about METAL ?
 

 

Favorite Bands:  
Megadeth, Metallica, slayer, Suicidal tendencies, The vintage Caravan, pogo car crash control, Rage against the machine, Kadavar, Lost society, Havok, Black Sabbath, Les Zeppelin, the Doors, ACDC...

 

Top 5 Lives:  

 1 - Metallica Paris 2016

 2 - The vintage Caravan Black bass festival 2019

 3 - Marcus Miller rocher de Palmer 2018

 4 - Iron maiden Hellfest 2018

 5 - Suicidal tendencies Krakatoa 2018

 

Top 5 Festivals

 1 - Hellfest 2016

 2 - Motocultor 2019

 3 - Black-bass festival 2019

 4 - Hellfest 2017

 5 - Hellfest 2018

 

Top 5  Bassist

 1- Robert Trujillo

 2-Marcus Miller

 3- David Ellefson

 4- Tim Commerford

 5- Kinga Głyk

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