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

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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, 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. Note: Guitar players are rad too, but they all just want to be drummers. 😉

Because I don’t already have enough going on, I’ve been sitting down and chatting with several drummers of note to give them a bit more exposure and some insight as to what they do. Today, I give you Matt Byrne from HATEBREED! \m/

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

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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, 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. 

Today, I bring you some insight on George Schmitz, drummer for the awesome Stick To Your Guns! Check out the interview and support STYG!

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Interview with Adam Deitch and Borahm Lee from BREAK SCIENCE; Playing NYC tonight and Albany tomorrow! @breakscience @realdeitchbeats @borahmkeys

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Brooklyn, NY electronic duo BREAK SCIENCE are fantastic! Though the explosive popularity of Dubstep and EDM has flooded the musical market with many hard partying yet derivative mp3 jockeys, these Brooklyn boys offer so much more in terms of writing creativity, performance quality, genre blending, and musical innovation than most of their counterparts.

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