How do you pronounce your last name?
“Dup”, as in up, cup, or duck, not “doop”. Followed by “key”. DUPP’-kee. Dupke.
How long have you been playing drums?
At the time of this website’s last update, 27 years.
What are some of your favorite bands?
Aside from being a long-time KISS fan, I also adore Strapping Young Lad, Devin Townsend, Foo Fighters, HIM, Zeppelin, King’s X, Slipknot, Tool, Anthrax, Queen, and plenty of others.
Who are some of your favorite drummers?
I’d say my biggest influences are Kenny Aronoff, Anton Fig, Gene Hoglan, Eric Carr, Ryan Van Poederooyen, Dave Grohl, and of course John Bonham.
If I had to pick one, it’d be Shawshank Redemption. Others I will never get sick of include Jaws, Pulp Fiction, Army of Darkness, The Big Lebowski, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, and the original Star Wars Trilogy.
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