HOME GAMES Milchem and his Swallows fly into the Dakota (249 Ossington), Friday (July 13). $tba. 416-850-4579.
NICKNAME None he wants to share with the public, except for Glenny. ("I like that one, strangely.")
POSITION Vocals, drums, guitar, bass. Will try his hand at just about anything else.
TEAM MEMBERS John Borra (bass); Jonny James (guitar); Andrew Innanen (drums).
ROOKIE YEAR At age 8, started playing drums with sticks made from a Billy Blastoff spaceship on sets he made out of paint sets, pots and pans. Made his performing debut at 10 playing bongos in the school band.
LEAGUE "Like listening to your neighbours fighting and then having makeup sex."
STATS Swallows releases: Awkward Situation (2006); The Beauty Of Our Surroundings (2002); Turning Blue (2000). Milchem's drum-smacking skills can be heard on a ton of releases from his other band, Blue Rodeo, who've won more Junos and other awards than we can fit here.
SPECIAL TALENTS Circular breathing. Can play drums and do crosswords at the same time. Has the ability to forget a person's name seconds after he or she has been introduced.