News Archive


Jon Theodore May Join Queens Of The Stone Age

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

Ex-The Mars Volta drummer, Jon Theodore, might be joining Queens of the Stone Age as the band’s new backbeat. According to a press release, Theodore has recorded tracks on the band’s upcoming sixth studio record, …Like Clockwork.

AntiQuiet.com has reason to believe he will be joining...

Read More >

Funeral For Clive Burr Held In London

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

A funeral service for former Iron Maiden drummer Clive Burr was held on Monday, March 25 at the City Of London Crematorium in London, England.

Burr died on March 12 in his sleep at his home at the age of 56 after suffering from multiple sclerosis for many years.

Burr joined Maiden in...

Read More >

NEW Limited edition VBA Artisan II Kit

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Pearl is introducing a new Limited Edition VBA drum set exclusively for Europe.

Vision VBA delivers full Pearl Birch quality in Artisan II finishes you’ll have to see to believe. Each VBA drum set is equipped with a special designed Artisan II finish by Pearl. The set comes with a 22×18...

Read More >

Dave Grohl To Jam With Rush?

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Dave Grohl has been named as the man who’ll induct Rush into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame – but it’s not known whether he’ll jam with the Canadian giants during the ceremony.

He and Foo Fighters bandmate Taylor Hawkins will do the honours as Geddy Lee, ALex Lifeson and Neil Peart...

Read More >

Drummers – Fancy Signing to Tesco Music Label?

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

BRITAIN’S leading supermarket is to manufacture a blandly efficient range of Tesco Value Music.

Just when you thought that no-one could suck out all the personality out of the music industry more than Simon Cowell, Tesco decided to get involved!

Its first product will be Catchy Song...

Read More >

Mick Fleetwood To Mentor Blues Singer

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Mick Fleetwood has offered the chance of a lifetime to a young blues singer, who he came across while browsing on YouTube.

Dan Owen, 20, was left partially blind as a teenager after a piece of wood hit his eye during his carpentry apprenticeship – shattering his dreams of being a guitar...

Read More >

Nick Mason Helps Save Foote’s

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Pink Floyd’s drummer Nick Mason has stepped in to help save Foote’s, the historic London music shop where he bought his first ever drum kit.

Nick – who has been a customer since the late 1950’s – has joined a buyout by the store’s long-time sales director, Rob...

Read More >

Tony Thaxton Quits Motion City Soundtrack

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Tony Thaxton has resigned from his 11-year stint as the drummer for Motion City Soundtrack.

“This was an extremely, extremely hard decision to make, but one that I felt was very necessary for me,” Thaxton wrote in the band’s official statement. “As you get older, life can lead you different...

Read More >

Gavin Harrison Drum Clinic

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Gavin Harrison Masterclass – April 6th

One of the most popular UK drummers ever will be going to Bournemouth in April. Gavin Harrison will be giving a one off masterclass at Absolute Music in Bournemouth on Saturday April 6th. Gavin Harrison is an amazing drummer and holds the drum stool...

Read More >

Allen Bickle Quits Baroness

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Drummer Allen Blickle and bassist Matt Maggioni have resigned from Georgia-based alternative metal band Baroness.

While details are scarce, the band’s website alluded to the horrific bus accident that hospitalized all four band members last August while on tour in the UK in which Blickle...

Read More >

Dave Grohl Sound City Project

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Who would dream up a project with Corey Taylor, Paul McCartney, Stevie Nicks, Josh Homme, and Fear’s Lee Ving fronting the Foo Fighters? Dave Grohl, of course. The mega musician’s directorial debut is a tribute to Sound City recording studios, home to Nevermind, After the Gold Rush, and Rumours....

Read More >

Drummer Mike Portnoy Completes New Project

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Ex-Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy has announced the name of the project he’s completed after he stopped working with guitarist John Sykes.

The Winery Dogs features Riche Kotzen in Sykes’ place alongside bassist Billy Sheehan. Their album, described as “a really cool, unique record,”...

Read More >

Drummer Bill Ward Writes Poem For Peter Banks

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

Best known for his innovative and unique guitar work with Yes and Flash, as well as his own critically acclaimed solo albums, guitar legend Peter Banks passed away at his home in London on March 8th.

Former Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward has written a poem in his memory.

Says Ward:...

Read More >

Thomas Lang BIG Drum Bonanza

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

Thomas Lang Debuts Second Annual ‘BIG Drum Bonanza’ July 3rd – 5th At Drum Channel Studios In Oxnard, CA

5-Day Music Education Camp Features Special Guest Instructors Including George Kollias, Stanton Moore, Virgil Donati, Chris Coleman, Dave Elitch and Jon Dette Among Others

Drummer/producer...

Read More >

SOAD Say They Will Make Another Album

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

System Of A Down drummer John Dolmayan confirms there will be a new album “when the time is right”.

Ever since System Of A Down announced their return to the music scene in 2011 after a five years long hiatus, fans were highly anxious to hear about the release of the new material....

Read More >
X
- Enter Your Location -
- or -