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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 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 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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Eyal Levi (Whitechapel, Black Dahlia Murder) to teach free, live streaming Advanced Drum Production class on creativeLIVE Jan. 16-18, 2014

SEATTLE, WA (December 3, 2013) — creativeLIVE (www.creativelive.com), the world’s largest live online education network, just announced that they have re-signed veteran music producer Eyal Levi to teach his second course on drumming – Advanced Drum Production, streaming live on January 16-18, 2014. This will be a 3-day follow-up course to Eyal’s EZDrummer course that took place last September.

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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 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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@BREAKSCIENCE drops new track #WHOGOTIT on Pretty Lights Music; Playing @campbisco 7/13!!!

Borahm Lee. Adam Deitch. Redman. ‘Nuff said. Break Science just dropped their new track, WHO GOT IT, for your listening pleasure. You’ll get your chance to catch the magic this weekend at CAMP BISCO (unless you slacked and missed your shot to get tix.) If so, catch them on one of their upcoming dates below.   […]

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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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@Andrewwk + Drumming World Record = Super Party!!! 6/19 on “O Music Awards”

ANDREW W.K. TO ATTEMPT 24 HOUR DRUMMING WORLD RECORDDURING MTV/VH1/CMT’s “O MUSIC AWARDS” ON JUNE 19thNew York, Los Angeles and Nashville, June 17, 2013 –MTV, VH1, and CMT today announced that Andrew W.K. will attempt to set a new world record by drumming for 24 consecutive hours during the O Music Awards, which honor the artists, […]

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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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“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 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 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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Dream Theater 6/15/12 – Main Street Armory – Rochester, NY

If there was ever any need to verify an artist’s previous visit to a particular town, none was more convincing than Dream Theater’s James LaBrie when speaking about the group’s first time in Rochester, NY in 1992. Snowed in and unable to leave, he spoke of eating lots of chicken wings and drinking too much […]

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