News Archive


Slade Drummer’s First Scottish Gig in 50 Years

Monday, June 30th, 2014

Slade’s drummer Don Powell will be performing his first Scottish gig in 50 years in aid of charity on 4th July.

It is almost 50 years since Slade played their first ever Scottish gig in August 1965, in Hawick, back when they were known as the N’Betweens.

Powell plans to stop...

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Great Drum Offers For Newsletter Subscribers

Saturday, June 28th, 2014

We are running some fantastic drummer offers this Month for new joiners of our My Drum Lessons and newsletter subscribers. For the chance to win drum teachers resources and My Drum Lessons teachers T-shirts and much more please fill in the box below to start receiving some great drumming news and...

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Drummer Peter Criss To Serve As Honorary Chairman Of ‘10,000 Hot Dogs’

Friday, June 27th, 2014

According to the Asbury Park Press, original Kiss drummer Peter Criss will serve as an honorary chairman of 10,000 Hot Dogs.

“Summer time is fun on a bun,” said Criss in a statement. “Help us feed our community and feed the hungry.”

The Foodbank Of Monmouth And...

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Lars Ulrich Accepts Will Ferrell and Chad Smith’s Drum Off Challenge

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has accepted a drum off challenge against actor Will Ferrell and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith.

Last month, Will Ferrell and Chad Smith featured on “The Tonight Show” for a battle of their own, all for charity.

For years, fans have noted the...

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Radiohead Drummer Announces New Album

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Radiohead drummer Philip Selway will release a new album titled, ‘Weatherhouse’, on 6th October as a follow up to his 2010 album ‘Familial’.

The album is a collaboration with Adem Ilhan and Quinta – artists who have previously performed in Selway’s backing band....

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30 Seconds To Mars Drummer Arrested for DUI

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

30 Seconds To Mars drummer Shannon Leto has been arrested in Los Angeles for suspicion of driving under the influence.

According to TMZ, Leto was pulled over in Hollwood after his car stalled on Fairfax Blvd. Though further details have yet to emerge, it seems as though the cops felt that Leto...

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Drummer Mike Byrne Leaves Smashing Pumpkins

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has confirmed that drummer Mike Byrne is no longer with band.

Asked by MusicRadar if Byrne would be drumming alongside newly-recruited percussionist Tommy Lee on the band’s forthcoming Monuments to an Elegy (slated to arrive sometime next year),...

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Do you dream of drumming – well now you can drum in bed.

Friday, June 20th, 2014

At My Drum Lessons we thought we had seen it all but this new drum teaching invention is totally amazing. These all new pillowcase allows drummers to practice at night without waking others in bed. ChopZzz, a new piece of practice accessory for drummers, is designed to allow you to practice your...

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Chords new Digital Drum Teacher For State Of The Art Drum Lessons

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Chrods all new electronic drum pad features training functions and a variety of sound effects. Great for learning or teaching drums to drum students Chord’s new electronic drum tutor pad is now available in the UK via distributor AVSL. Aimed at assisting percussionists to improve their rhythm...

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Drummer magazine have new editor

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

A new girl drummer is to take over the editorship of Drummer Magazine – Gemma Hill. The previous editor Nick Carter is taking a break and stepping down to concentrate on his career as a professional musician and drum teacher.

Drummer Magazine report that Gemma has been playing drums and...

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Drummer Steve White launches a new Premier kit range – See the video.

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Premier drums have launched of the ‘Modern Classic’ drum set, a range of three-piece kits that are very retro with nice clean tones and a top quality, up to date build quality’.  The beginnings of the Modern Classic goes back to 2001, when it was launched as a snare range, inspired...

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Drum cases for drummers for over 20 years.

Monday, June 16th, 2014

2014 marks the 20th anniversary of Protection Racket’s multi-award winning drum cases, which all started from the company’s humble beginnings as a surfboard case maker. Started in Cornwall, United Kingdom by Dean Bowdery and Nick Nethercot, the company’s early days saw them making surfboard...

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Draugr Drummer Jonny Morelli Dies Aged 30

Friday, June 13th, 2014

Drummer Jonny Morelli of Italian metal band Draugr was killed in a road accident on Tuesday night. He was 30 years old.

Draugr’s manager Patricia Thomas: “Jonny was not just a very talented musician who, in addition to his work with Draugr, which ended after ten years with the dissolution...

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Drummer Dave Lombardo Joins Amen

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Former Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo has joined Amen and will be touring with them in August.

The Casey Chaos-led band will have a different look with John Fahnestock on bass, Duke Decter and John King on guitars and now Lombardo taking over on drums. The group has been in the studio working...

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Drummer Fired From Project Terror

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Project Terror have announced that they have fired their drummer Dave Galbert over his behaviour.

The band released the following statement:

“Dave Galbert has been fired from Project Terror. He had been giving to the band so many problems and holding back the progress of this band...

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