Drummer Spotlights Archive

Drummer Spotlight Interview with John Longstreth (Origin/Gorguts) @ORIGINBAND @GORGUTSOFFICIAL

How do you tell if the stage is level?
 The drummer is drooling from both sides of his mouth. Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T EXIST.  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and ultimately […]

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Drive-By Drummer Spotlight with Paul Quattrone from !!! @ChkChkChk at @red_7 #ATX

Why did the drummer stare at the frozen juice can? Because it said, “Concentrate”. Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T EXIST.  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and ultimately determine whether or not the band […]

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Drummer Spotlight with Chris Vest from Framing Hanley; Playing K-Rockathon 8/2 @framinghanley @KROCKCNY

How do you tell if the stage is level?
 The drummer is drooling from both sides of his mouth. Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T EXIST. Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and ultimately […]

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Drummer Spotlight with Michael Miley from Rival Sons @rivalsons @paistenation

What do you do if you accidentally run over a drummer? Back up. Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T EXIST.  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and ultimately determine whether or not the band […]

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Drummer Spotlight with Celine Derval from SCYTHIA @pearldrum corp #drums #drummers

What does a drummer use for contraception? 
His personality. But what’s with all the sexist talk? Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T EXIST.  Drummers rule (especially female ones!) We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and ultimately […]

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Drummer Spotlight with Dave Witte @municipalwaste @trickpercussion @paistenation @witte_dw

What do you call a beautiful woman on a drummer’s arm? 
 A tattoo. Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T EXIST. Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and ultimately determine whether or not the band […]

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Drummer Spotlight with Craig Anderson @eggnite from STRIFE & IGNITE @Strife_LA @IGNITE2 #drummers

How is a drum solo like a sneeze?
 You know it’s coming, but there’s nothing you can do about it. Well, maybe not in Hardcore. Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T EXIST.  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, […]

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Drummer Spotlight with Dug “The Mouth” from Murphy’s Law; Album Reissues on the way! #nyhc

What do you say to a drummer in a three-piece suit?
 “Will the defendant please rise?” Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T EXIST.  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and ultimately determine whether or […]

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Drummer Spotlight with Claire Percival from DEAD LABEL (IRELAND) @deadlabelirel; @Zildjiancompany

Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T EXIST.  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and ultimately determine whether or not the band is going to perform well. You CANNOT have a solid band without a […]

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Drummer Spotlight with Adam Jarvis (Pig Destroyer/Misery Index) @PIGDESTROYER @MISERYINDEX @ddrumusa

Hey, did you hear about the drummer who finished high school?
 Me neither. Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T EXIST.  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and ultimately determine whether or not the band […]

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Drummer Spotlight with Gil Sharone (Stolen Babies/+44/Dillinger Escape Plan) @dwdrums @zildjiancompany @vaterdrumsticks

What’s the first thing a drummer says when he moves to LA?
 “Would you like fries with that, sir? Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T FUCKING EXIST!  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and […]

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Drummer Spotlight with Tim Tintari from @HBSurroundSound & @thebluedevils #drummers #drumline

What is the difference between a drummer and a savings bond? 
 One will mature and make money. Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T EXIST.  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and ultimately determine […]

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Drummer Spotlight with Gene Hoglan @genehoglan @pearldrumcorp @evansdrumheads @sabianvault

What did the drummer say to the band leader?
 “Do you want me to play too fast or too slow?” Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T EXIST.  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and […]

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Drummer Spotlight with ROBB RIVERA from @NONPOINT @RobbRiveraNP @razorandtie @pearldrumcorp @sabianvault

What’s the biggest lie told to a drummer? 
 Hang on a minute and I’ll help you with your gear. Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T EXIST.  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and […]

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Drummer Spotlight with Ryland Steen from @ReelBigFish @dwdrums @sabianvault #drummers

What’s the difference between a drummer and a savings bond? One will mature and make money. Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T EXIST.  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and ultimately determine whether or […]

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Drummer Spotlight w/ DANNY SCHULER from BIOHAZARD @biohazarddfl @Pearldrumcorp @sabian_vault @vaterdrumsticks

How can you tell when a drummer’s at the door? He doesn’t know when to come in Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T EXIST.  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and ultimately determine whether […]

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Drummer Spotlight with Jim Margle from Counterpunch/W.A.T.U. #punk #ska #drummers

What is the difference between a drummer and a savings bond? 
 One will mature and make money. Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T EXIST.  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and ultimately determine […]

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Drummer Spotlight with Derek Davis from Big D and The Kids Table; On @VansWarpedTour NOW!

Why do guitarists put drumsticks on the dash of their car?
 So they can park in the handicapped spot. Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY FUCKING DON’T EXIST.  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and […]

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Drummer Spotlight with Dan Dinsmore (OWL); Playing Santa Barbara and Los Angeles 6/21-22!

Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T EXIST.  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and ultimately determine whether or not the band is going to perform well. You CANNOT have a solid band without a […]

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Drummer Spotlight with Dan Trapp from @SensesFail; Playing @dwdrums @vicfirth @zildjiancompany

  What do Ginger Baker and black coffee have in common?
 They both suck without Cream. Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY FUCKING DON’T EXIST.  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and ultimately determine whether or […]

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“We’re outta gas. LET’S PLAY DRUMS!”

Newsworthy? Arguable, but definitely a cool move! Always look for those opportunities to bash away for a while, folks! If anyone knows or can find out who this guy is, I’d love to speak with him and buy him a beer or 3. http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/baltimore-county/randallstown/bs-md-co-drums-stop-20130521,0,4361855.story

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Drummer Spotlight with James Blanck (Pilfers); Playing #APPLESTOMP 5/31 @asbestosrecords @irvingplaza

What do you call a beautiful woman on a drummer’s arm? 
 A tattoo. Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T EXIST.  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and ultimately determine whether or not the band […]

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Drummer Spotlight with Adrian Tramontano from @kungfutunes #raq @blpfam @catskillchill

How do you tell if the stage is level?
 The drummer is drooling from both sides of his mouth. Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T FUCKING EXIST.  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and […]

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Drummer Spotlight with Will Calhoun @willcalhoundrum @livingcolour; Life In This World out 5/14!

Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T EXIST.  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and ultimately determine whether or not the band is going to perform well. You CANNOT have a solid band without a […]

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Drummer Spotlight with Siggi Baldursson (The Sugarcubes) @icelandairwaves

What does a drummer use for contraception? 
 His personality. Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and ultimately determine whether or not the band is going to perform well. You CANNOT have a solid band without a solid drummer, so all you 6-string wankers out there with your tapping and flooded solos […]

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Drummer Spotlight with Jason Hamacher (Regents/Frodus/Battery)

What’s the best way to confuse a drummer? 
 Put a sheet of music in front of him. Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T FUCKING EXIST. Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and ultimately determine […]

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Drummer Spotlight with Mike Costa from Bomb The Music Industry and Arrogant Sons of Bitches

What is the difference between a drummer and a savings bond? One will mature and make money. Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T FUCKING EXIST (with exception for The Beatles.)  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ […]

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Drummer Spotlight with Sammy Siegler; Talks #NYHC, Rival Schools, and JUDGE! @rivalschoolsnyc

How is a drum solo like a sneeze?
 You know it’s coming, but there’s nothing you can do about it. Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a bad drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T FUCKING EXIST (with exception for Ringo.) Drummers rule! We hit stuff, […]

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Drummer Spotlight with Matt Covey @shaihulud @mattcoveydrums @thesuicidedolls @thehempsteadys

Why do drummers have lots of kids? 
They’re not too good at the Rhythm Method. Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T FUCKING EXIST. Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and ultimately determine whether or […]

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Drummer Spotlight with Nick Jett from TERROR @terrorhardcore @victoryrecords @nickgodie

What do you call a drummer that breaks up with his girlfriend?
 Homeless. Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T FUCKING EXIST (with exception for The Beatles.)  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and ultimately […]

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Drummer Spotlight with MATT BYRNE from HATEBREED @tama_usa @hatebreed @paistenation @evansdrumheads

What do you call a drummer with half a brain? 
 Gifted. Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T FUCKING EXIST (except for The Beatles. And don’t mistake it… We love Ringo, too!)  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, […]

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Drummer Spotlight Interview with JASON BITTNER from SHADOWS FALL @jbittnerdrums @TAMA_USA @[email protected] @anthrax

Why did the drummer stare at the frozen juice can? Because it said, “Concentrate”. Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T FUCKING EXIST.  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and ultimately determine whether or not […]

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Drummer Spotlight with STEVE PORT from POLAR BEAR CLUB @polarbearclub @sabian_vault @sjcdrums @remopercussion @vaterdrumsticks

What’s the biggest lie told to a drummer? 
 Hang on a minute and I’ll help you with your gear. Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T FUCKING EXIST.  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, […]

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Drummer Spotlight Interview with George Schmitz from STICK TO YOUR GUNS! @georgeschmitz @stygoc @tamaofficial @zildjiancompany @vicfirth

How do you tell if the stage is level?
 The drummer is drooling from both sides of his mouth. Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T FUCKING EXIST (with exception for The Beatles.)  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, […]

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Drummer Spotlight Interview with KIEL FEHER; @kielfeher @frankandderol @hotel_cinema @wearesatellite

How do you tell if the stage is level?
 The drummer is drooling from both sides of his mouth. Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T FUCKING EXIST (with exception for The Beatles.)  Drummers rule. We hit stuff, […]

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Drummer Spotlight Interview with Dustin Schoenhofer from BURY YOUR DEAD & WALLS OF JERICHO @wojericho @buryyourdead

“How do you get a drummer off your porch?” “Pay for the pizza.” Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T FUCKING EXIST (with exception for The Beatles.)  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and ultimately […]

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