News Archive

Nirvana Drummer Wants Band Reunion

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Nirvana’s original drummer Chad Channing has stated that he would love to have a band reunion with the surviving members.

Channing gave his drumming talents to the band’s debut album Bleach. He also provided some material and contributions on “Polly” off of their second...

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Keith Moon’s Maple Leafs Gear Goes up for Auction

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

The custom-made Leafs jacket and wool cardigan, given to The Who’s late drummer Keith Moon is now for sale.

“These items are quite unique, quite exotic,” said David Brewis, co-owner of San Diego-based

“The Who have to be included among the top five bands...

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Drummer Pat Torpey Diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Mr. Big drummer Pat Torpey has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and will be unable to perform all of his normal drumming duties on the band’s upcoming world tour.

“I’ve been dealing with Parkinson’s symptoms for the past couple of years and only recently...

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Megadeth Drummer Nick Menza Films UFO

Monday, July 28th, 2014

The drummer from American thrash metal band Megadeth has filmed a UFO in the sky above his house in California.

Nick Menza, 50, recorded the mysterious light in the firmament above Studio City using a Samsung Galaxy 4 phone on July 14.

The one minute, 17 second clip, which has since...

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Drummer Dennis Chambers Seriously Ill

Sunday, July 27th, 2014

My Drum Lessons have been shown a recent video of Drum legend Dennis Chambers looking like he had lost weight and very lethargic as you will see below. We didn’t even recognize the World famous drummer at first. Bootsy Collins – bass player with Dennis in Parliment and Funkadelic said...

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Funny drum and drummer photos

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

Here’s a great drumming way to chill out with the hot weather this weekend. Just take a look at some of these hilarious pictures that feature drummers, exploding kits, mountain top drumming, star wars drummers and a battery drum kit;


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Video of amazing 3 year old drummer.

Friday, July 25th, 2014

My Drum Lessons have just seen the video of a 3 year-old boy from Russia with incredible drumming ability. Keep watching his solo at the end. Lyonya Shilovsky from the city of Novosibirsk drummed his way into the limelight earlier this year when he appeared on the Russian talent show “Minute...

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Chris Slade talks about playing drums for AC/DC.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Former AC/DC drummer Chris Slade spoke to Music Radar about leaving the band before the recording of 1995’s “Ballbreaker”.  “I’d been doing demos [for what was to become ‘Ballbreaker’] with the guys in London for two months,” Slade said. “Mal...

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See Tommy Lee’s newest drum rollercoaster

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Motley Crue’s drummer  Tommy Lee wants to add a seat for a fan to sit in whilst doing his drum solo on the band’s farewell tour. Named “The Cruecifly”, Tommy’s solo sees the drummer move around the venue on a rollercoaster track where he loops the loop while performing.


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Scotlands Drum Event and Festival 2014

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

My Drum Lessons have been informed that the headline act of The Scottish Drum Fair 2014 will be drum legend Steve White! Steve has been a pillar of the UK drummer community. He has a un-paralleled CV which most includes his work with Paul Weller and the Style Council – not to mention stints with...

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Primus Drummer Tim Alexander Suffers Heart Attack

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Veteran Primus drummer Tim Alexander has suffered a heart attack and will undergo open-heart surgery this week.

The news was revealed in a Facebook post by experimental band Puscifer. Alexander has drummed on several of the Maynard James Keenan-led group’s albums, including its 2007 debut,...

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Theocracy Recruits New Drummer Patrick Nickell

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

After splitting with the band’s drummer earlier this year, Theocracy have announced that they have just recruited new drummer Patrick Nickell.

Theocracy released the following statement:

“Georgia-based melodic metal band Theocracy is excited to announce the addition of drummer...

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Drummer Chris Adler Enters Virginia Restaurant Business

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Lamb of God drummer Chris Adler has announced a new partnership with restaurant owner Will “Mac” McCormack to open a new Big Whisky Grill near the West End of Richmond.

The original Whisky Grill is located in the Richmond Fan District, but the success of the business had led to the need...

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Phil Rudd to Release Debut Solo Album ‘Head Job’

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd will be releasing his debut solo album titled ‘Head Job’ on 29th August.

As noted by Ultimate Classic Rock, Rudd spoke with Australia’s Triple J radio to make his own play on his name, promising “plenty of Phil… but no filler.” Though normally out...

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Drummer Alan White Reflects on the History of Yes

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Alan White has been the drummer for Yes since 1972 and recently has been reflecting on his time with them.

When drummer Bill Bruford left, right before the “Close to the Edge” tour in 1972, the band was scrambling to find someone to sit on the throne.

The story goes that...

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