guitars, bass, composer
Ilya is guitarist, bassist, riffs, musical ideas and song structure composer of Hammerforce.
My priority is always Hammerforce. My way is to compose, play and record music that I like and promote interesting and important ideas through it.
Interview for HeavyMusic.ru (December, 2013)
Date of birth: 12.03.1979
Equipment: Jackson Stars KV – TN01 (till November, 2013), now Ibanez RGD 420Z-BKF (I am very happy with it), BOSS guitar effects, M-Audio Firewire 410 sound card, Acer Extensa 5630 laptop, Pro Tools, Nuendo
Musical education: private music school, rock-guitars
Former bands: Legioner (guitars, composer)
Side projects: Some bands without names (rock and blues styles), just for jamming.
Job apart of the band: DJ, live sound engineer, concert and event organization, industrial and household equipment specialist
Non-musical education: higher education, specialization: manager (never needed that stuff so far)
Non-musical hobby: none
Favorite song by HAMMERFORCE: Vtoraya Zemlya
Favorite albums: Hammerforce — Access Denied/Доступ закрыт (2013), Dice (2009), In Flames — Come Clarity (2006), A Sense of Purpose, Sounds of Playground, Sexy Kill Device — Electric Dandies (2013), Periphery – Periphery (2010), Arch Enemy – Wages of Sin (2001), Bullet for my Valentine – Scream Aim Fire (2006), Fever (2010), Temper Temper (2013), Dimmu Borgir — Enthrone Darkness Triumphant, Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia, Abrahadabra
Favorite bands: Hammerforce, In Flames, Dimmu Borgir, Kamelot, Arch Enemy, Children Of Bodom, Lost Horizon, Labyrinth, Dream Theater
Favorite season: late warm spring
Favorite holiday: any successful event in my life (purchase of new musical instrument or car, birth of a child, new album release etc.)
Favorite alcohol drink: gave it up since 2013, alcohol is no good
Favorite drink: water, tea
Do you smoke: never
Computer game: not a big fan of them, sometimes I play shooters with blood (more blood!) and tank battles online
Favorite color: Yellow
Favorite sports: table tennis, swimming
Favorite animal: cat
Message to the fans: Do what you like! Thanks for listening, appreciating, criticizing! Stay with us and with Metal!