Gavin accidentally learned to drum when he was very young because his oldest brother played. He got his drums out of the loft and started playing for real in early 1984.. He continued to learn by playing along with Iron Maiden, Whitesnake, Bon Jovi and Heart albums. In 2001 Gavin joined Nick Rossi’s Little Egypt, while still working with Hardware. Gavin got Little Egypt busy gigging as soon as he could and they were playing as far away as Germany and France within the year.
Gavin also drummed for Grunties, Danno and Laura Butterworth in 2001 and played live several times with Shady Deal. In 2002 and 2003 Little Egypt went out on tour with Status Quo, playing
Gavin drummed on, co-wrote and co-produced Little Egypt’s recordings in 2003 and 2004. In 2007 Gavin got together with Guy Barnes at GnT studios in Storrington and has done a few recordings sessions with him as well as a one off gig and a video.