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Interview with Brian Fair from SHADOWS FALL; Fire From the Sky in stores NOW! @shadowsfallband @razorandtie

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Boston’s Shadows Fall continue to blaze a trail of hardcore inspired metal chaos all over the world, leaving little else but charred ashes in their wake. After 7 albums, the 5-piece is still pushing the boundaries of modern metal music and inspiring any number of promising young fans to learn how to shred. Seriously. The proof can be seen by members’ often-flooded lesson schedules while on the road.
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Drummer Spotlight Interview with JASON BITTNER from SHADOWS FALL @jbittnerdrums @TAMA_USA @zildjiancompany@shadowsfallband @anthrax

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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 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 can suck it… This one is for the hitters.

I sat down with Shadows Fall’s percussive madman Jason Bittner on February 16th in Syracuse, NY to get talk about how he got started playing, what he’s currently beating the hell out of, and what he’s got going on in 2013. Take note: He’s available for lessons, touring, and recording sessions, so if you want a metal legend backing you up from April until August, I’ve got the guy!

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