Martin Skaroupka


Name: Martin 'Marthus' Skaroupka

Birthday: 20/01/1981

Place of residence: Brno, Moravia, Czech Republic

Hobbies: Drums, Music, Books, History

Musical background:

Equipment: Pearl Drums, Sabian Cymbals, VicFirth Drumsticks, Remo Drumheads

Idols in Music: King Diamond, Neil Peart, Simon Phillips, Mikkey Dee and my Dad

Best CoF show so far:
Novesta Zlin 2006 (Czech Republic),
Astoria London 2006 (England),
Electric Factory Philadelphia 2007 (USA)

Fave CoF song to perform: Dusk and Her Embrace, Principle Of Evil Made Flesh, Twisted Nails Of Faith, Under Huntress Moon, Honey and Sulphur...

How do you kill time on tour: Internet

Strangest experience on tour: Being drunk two days in Las Vegas

Place you would like to visit: Iceland

My top 20 albums:
King Diamond - all albums (especially first five albums: Fatal Portrait, Abigail, Them, Conspiracy, The Eye)
Cradle Of Filth - Dusk And Her Embrace
Dream Theater - Images And Words
Emperor - Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk
Rush - Exit...Stage Left
Iron Maiden - Live After Death
Yearning - Plaintive Scenes
Paradise Lost - Icon
The Gathering - Mandylion
Anathema - The Silent Enigma
My Dying Bride - The Angel And The Dark River
EverEve - Stormbirds
Death - Symbolic
Sepultura - Chaos A.D.
Strapping Young Lad - City
Queensryche - Operation Mindcrime
Dio - Holy Diver
Faith No More - Angel Dust
Deep Purple - Made In Japan
Ram-Zet - Escape

Fave film:
S certy nejsou zerty
Tajemstvi hradu v Karpatech
The Omen
Pulp Fiction

Fave book: Stephen King - Salem´s Lot, Terry Pratchett's Discworld

Fave food/drink: Pig, Duck, Water & Beer (oh, vegetables and tomato ketchup!!!)

Message to the fans: Be yourself! And keep drummin´... :)

Top 5 albums I'm currently listening to:
1. Yearning - Merging Into Landscapes
2. King Diamond - Abigail
3. Star Of Ash - The Thread
4. Anathema - The Silent Enigma
5. Iron Maiden - Live After Death