Gabriel started to play the guitar at age 13, after finding himself to be a horrible vocalist. His biggest influence is Metallica.
After that he fell in love with thrash metal and the aggressiveness from the Bay Area.
His biggest references as guitarists are Dimebag Darrell, Gary Holt, Chuck Schuldinner, Eric Clapton, Jerry Cantrell, Mark Morton and David Gilmour.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
He’s into a lot of different genres and his influences are Alice in Chains, Pantera, Metallica, Slayer, Exodus, Death, Lamb of god, Dire Straits, Thy Art is Murder, Pink Floyd, Bob Marley, The Offspring, Rammstein, Zz Top, Men at Work and Sepultura.