Name: Dave Forster

Instrument: Drums

With Wildfires since: 2019

Gear used: Pearl Drums, Sabian Cymbals, Vater Drumsticks

Other current musical projects: The Jokers, Project X, sessions

Previous bands: The Brink, Aidan Pryor Band, The Black Hearts, No Way Out

Key musical influences: Styx (Todd Sucherman), Nickelback (Daniel Addair), Bon Jovi (Tico Torres), Led Zeppelin (John Bonham), The Rolling Stones (Charlie Watts)

First major gig attended: Incubus, Crow Left Of The Murder tour, Wembley Arena

All time gig(s)/concerts: The Script

All time albums: Led Zeppelin II

Single that shook my world: Man On The Wire

Football team?: Newcastle United

Favourite food: Lasagne

I cook a mean: Cheese stuffed meatballs and pasta

Favourite invention: Internet

Top films/series: Chicago Med, PD, and Fire

Book(s): Hairy Bikers Cook Book

Comedy: Only Fools and Horses

Favourite period of history: right now

Favourite place to chill: anywhere with the sea/ocean

One day I would love to visit: Australia

Missing most over pandemic: family