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Amazing Drum Video Of A Bill Bruford Number

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Jason Sutter performs Bill Bruford composition Beelzebub live. Tracked at Drummer Frank Briggs studio 712 Media. Recorded 12/28/14 no edits…just raw:). This made us sit up and listen as we are sure you will too.

Jason Sutter is an American musician and drummer currently based in Los Angeles,...

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Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr Release New All Star Album

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

The former Beatles drum maestro has revealed he is to release his 18th new album in 2015. He made the announcement via YouTube – see the video here. “I’ve finished my record, mixed the record and, next year, it will be out on Universal Records,” said Starr before hinting that...

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Review of the new Alesis DM10X Kit Mesh.

Monday, December 29th, 2014

Electric drum kits are a great example of how technology is a big part of our drumming lives. Gone are the days of annoyed neighbours complaining about the drum noise of acoustic kits. Some people are still a little confused about e-kits as they believe the feel of an acoustic kit is hard to recreate,...

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Dave Grohl’s Super Group To Release New Album

Sunday, December 28th, 2014

Teenage Time Killer, a supergroup with such names as Dave Grohl, Corey Taylor and Randy Blythe, is officially set to release an album in 2015. The band is led by Reed Mullin and Mike Dean of Corrosion of Conformity, and also features ex-QOTSA bassist Nick Oliveri, Dead Kennedys icon Jello Biafra,...

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Saxon Drummer to leave hospital next week following emergency brain surgery

Saturday, December 27th, 2014

Gina Glockler the Saxon Drummer’s wife says Nigel hopes to leave hospital next week following emergency brain surgery. Saxon drummer Nigel Glockler is making progress every day after emergency brain surgery earlier this month, his wife Gina has said. He was rushed to hospital midway through the...

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Phil Rudd Is Going On Tour With AC/DC In 2015.

Friday, December 26th, 2014

Top rock drummer said charges against him where “ludicrous” and insists: “I’m going back to work”. Phil Rudd has promised he’ll be behind the drum kit when AC/DC tour the world in 2015. He’s on bail after being charged with threatening to kill and possession of drugs in November...

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Merry Christmas – Here Are The Funniest Drum Pictures Ever.

Thursday, December 25th, 2014

A very merry Christmas to all of our many drum teachers and their drumming students. Just in case it all gets too much for you and there is not enough drummer action we have posted in our news section some of the most hilarious drum photos we have ever seen on line. Don’t laugh to hard or you...

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New Year – New Drum Job.

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

One of the UK’s top music companies are looking for a Percussion Product Manager. Korg UK distribute legendary musical products that are played by immensely successful artists and enthusiasts of all levels – from beginners to superstars. They are currently seeking to recruit a Product Manager...

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VIDEO – Guide to drum foot technique for drummers.

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Presenting the most comprehensive guide to foot technique for drummers ever available. With this sequel to his award-winning bestseller on hand technique, Jojo Mayer covers a wide range of techniques, from the most fundamental to the most sophisticated. State-of-the-art visualization and in-depth...

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Superstar drummer forms band with Plymouth school pupils.

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

A school performed a Christmas single in style – with Bastille superstar Chris ‘Woody’ Wood on the drums. The chart-topping pop star, who cut his teeth while growing up in Plymouth, visited his old school to recreate festive hit Do They Know It’s Christmas? Woody returned to...

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Drum Maker Tells Us About How He Makes His Drums.

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

A custom-drum maker from Bo’ness, Fraser Murray tells us how he went from architecture technologist student to creator of musical instruments snapped up by a global audience. Read the full interview here.

How did you start your business?

“I’ve always played drums...

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Drum off between Chad Smith and Will Ferrell – Part 2

Friday, December 19th, 2014

You may remember we reported a few Months back that Red Hot Chilli Peppers drummer Chad Smith had been in a drum off with his look-a-like Hollywood film star Will Ferrell. It appears that Chad Smith and Will Ferrell may be hooking up in yet another epic battle. Chad told Rolling Stone last week that...

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Thomas Lang talks about tuning his drums.

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Amazing new drum key for drummers and teachers. Revolution Drum has announced the arrival of its second-generation Firefly drum key. The new key is a ratchet design to allow drummers to tune their drums with greater precision in quicker time. Its available through BR Distribution, you can check out...

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Buying A Pre Loved Kit – Here’s Some Top Advice.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Want to buy an old vintage drum set. Don’t do it before you have read our tips, hints and how to buy guide here. As regards buying vintage, or simply old/interesting gear, where would you look, especially for first-time bargains?

Online

Mike Ellis: “Online auction and sale...

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Rick Allen, drummer with Def Leppard gives details on new release.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Def Leppard are working on their first new studio album since 2008’s “Songs From The Sparkle Lounge”. Drummer Rick Allen has shed some light on the sessions at frontman Joe Elliott’s studio in Ireland. “We’ve actually been recording for quite a while. I’ve...

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