Name: Steve Riley
Birthday: 28 September
Musical background: I first started playing drums as a child in the local Scouts then moved onto the full kit and quickly got myself into a band. The early bands I was in were very experimental and tended to fuse genres.
After meeting Tom when he moved to England, we formed a band and later met Anneka. From here we formed Exoterik.
Equipment: 6 piece Premier Signia (Maple Shell) with Evans skins, Zildjian cymbals on a Gibraltar Rack with Pearl Hardware.
Favourite alcoholic beverage: Black Russian.
Favourite Movies: Anything scifi: Blade-runner, Aliens and Vampires!
Favourite Books: Wilbur Smith's "Elephant Song" and anything by Michael Crichton.
Top 5 bands: Too many to mention but these are a few: "Gang of Four", "XTC", "Smashing Pumpkins", "PJ Harvey" and "Aerosmith"
Best Tour Experience: Supporting "Lacuna Coil" at Leeds Cockpit.
Worst Tour Experience: Sleeping in the van with the rest of the band.