News: Drum Video


Grace communicates through drums

Friday, June 16th, 2017

When she was six, Grace Tedeschi stopped talking to her parents for a year. The only person she would speak to – in a whisper – was her younger sister. Now aged 11 and diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome, she still only talks to a few adults – but she has a talent that allows her to...

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The shoes to fill are big

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

“People like Gar Samuelson, Nick Menza and all the other drummers that played in the band, like Jimmy DeGrasso, Shawn Drover, Chris Adler from Lamb of God who recommended me to the band  those are all top notch people, so it’s… Yeah, I’m doing my best! The goal for me and...

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Session Drummer Steve Barney Talks

Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

I’m a UK-based session drummer who is fortunate to hit drums and people applaud! My first inspiration for playing drums came when my dad took me to see a Genesis concert in 1980 I was completely blown away by Phil Collins and Chester Thompson’s drumming. Watching that show was my catalyst, and...

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Free Drum Track!

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

I have just released a video explaining what remote/online recording is, and how it works – to get the word out more, I am offering the opportunity to win a free drum track recorded by me at EDD’s Place! To enter into the draw for a free drum track all you have to do is retweet the video...

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Roland announce New TD-11KV Special Edition drum kit

Friday, March 18th, 2016

There’s a new drum kit on the block. Landing at Roland dealers from March, the TD-11KV Special Edition is the third and newest member of the top-selling TD-11 V-Drums range. If you’re serious about your drumming and want an electronic drum kit that can match your technique, read our quick guide...

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The Neuroscience Of Drumming

Sunday, January 3rd, 2016

Drummers have long been the brunt of many musician jokes and have been depicted as being only slightly smarter than the drums they’re hitting, but a number of new studies show that quite the opposite may be true – the drummer may actually be the smartest musician on the stage.  A Swedish...

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A five year old drummer plays system of a down chop suey!

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Drumming is a skillset that requires patience and a boatload of coordination. While most five-year-olds are concentrating on keeping their Crayons within the lines, this little girl hammers away behind the drums. No, not the drum pad that is the typical introduction to the instrument — we’re talking...

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Enter Contest to Win the Hello Kitty drum kit that Mike Portnoy played

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

If you’ve seen the video of Mike Portnoy doing ‘Name That Tune’ on a Hello Kitty drum kit, My Drum Lessons have got an amazing contest for you. With over 1.7 million views and counting,  Portnoy used his incredible skill to test the kit’s durability, and it held up surprisingly well even...

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UK Young Drummer Of The Year 2016

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Sponsored by Tama drums, Zildjian cymbals and the Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM), the competition, which is now in its 14th year, opens for entries from October 1st until November 15th. Entries must be 16 and under on February 7th 2016 and be UK residents to enter (proof will be required).  You...

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Emily Dolan Davies Gives Us Her Thoughts on other musicians in the band

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

So who is the crazy one in your band? What does drummer Emily Dolan Cavies think of lead singers, guitarists, bassists, keyboard players and most importantly drummers? Find out here. Keep logging on to see more Emily interview video’s. Enjoy:

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Brian Frasier-Moore Rack Build for Madonna Rebel Heart tour

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Want to know how the pro’s set up their kit. Or even better how the pro’s get their drum set built for them by a specialist team of kit builders. Here is a fantastic video of Gibraltar Hardware’s Brent getting drummer Brian Frasier-Moore​’s rebel heart tour Gibraltar rack...

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Gretsh, Gibraltar and Latin Will Be At The London Drum Show.

Saturday, September 12th, 2015

Gewa Music will exhibit at this year’s London Drum Show, which means that the likes of brands such as Gretsch Drums, Gibraltar Hardware and Latin Percussion will be on display for the first time. Gewa recently took over distribution for Gretsch in Europe earlier this year, further cementing...

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Forecast Drums Appearing At The London Drum Show.

Friday, September 11th, 2015

Forecast Drums are the industry’s only purely custom acrylic drum company. Run by Jamie Cross, of JC Drums, and Carl Haffield, of AD Drums, together boasting over 20 years of drum building experience, they have teamed up to show the industry what can really be done with acrylic drums and are bringing...

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Drummer Anika Nilles To Give You A Master Class.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

My Drum Lessons are very pleased to announce that Anika Nilles will be sticking around at the London Drum Show for the weekend, passing on some of her in depth drum teaching knowledge over at the Education Zone on the Sunday of this year’s 2015 show. Anika will be helping those catching her...

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Great Film Of Drummers Viewpoint In A Band

Friday, September 4th, 2015

Drummer Dave wanders the streets in the early hours of his 40th birthday. His great love is music… from a long forgotten era… and he has dedicated himself to it. Unfortunately, no one’s listening. This is the end of Dave’s dream… and things go from bad to worse until… he is offered a...

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