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Vimic Feat. Former Slipknot Drummer Joey Jordison: Video Footage … – BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

Fan-filmed video footage of VIMIC, the new band featuring former SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison, perfoming on June 20 at the Limelight Eventplex in Peoria, Illinois as the support act for IN THIS MOMENT can be seen below. VIMIC in February postponed its previously announced European tour so that the group could finish work on its first full-length disc, to be released later this year. “Open Your Omen”, is described in…

VIMIC Feat. Former SLIPKNOT Drummer JOEY JORDISON: Video Footage Of Peoria, Illinois Concert – BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

Fan-filmed video footage of VIMIC, the new band featuring former SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison, perfoming on June 20 at the Limelight Eventplex in Peoria, Illinois as the support act for IN THIS MOMENT can be seen below. VIMIC in February postponed its previously announced European tour so that the group could finish work on its first full-length disc, to be released later this year. “Open Your Omen”, is described in…

Black Sabbath Drummer Bill Ward Selling Vintage, Studio-Used Gear – RollingStone.com

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Former Black Sabbath drummer and co-founder Bill Ward is selling over 200 pieces of studio- and stage-used gear. The Official Bill Ward Reverb Shop, opening June 28th, will include full drum kits, drum heads, cymbals and other pieces from throughout the musician’s legendary career. Related The 100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time The most headbangable records ever, from Metallica’s Black Album to Black Sabbath’s ‘Paranoid’ Notable items include Ward’s…

Son of a famous drummer, Van Halen makes own name in track – Fox News

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

His favorite song is “Hot for Teacher.” His go-to selection on karaoke nights happens to be “Panama .” And whenever steeplechaser Aric Van Halen tells someone his name, he waits for the inevitable question: Are you related to THE Van Halens? Why, yes he is. His father is drummer Alex Van Halen, the co-founder of the Hall of Fame band. Aric happened to find his rhythm on…

TED NUGENT’s 22-Year-Old Drummer JASON HARTLESS: Sharing The Stage With THE NUGE Is ‘An Amazing … – BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

When Ted Nugent takes his rock ‘n’ roll to the masses on his annual summer tour, he’ll be looking once again to his 22-year-old “budding master” to keep the indispensable beat that helps propel the guitar legend’s Motor City Madness across the USA. Jason Hartless already is a Ted Nugent band veteran as he prepares to embark on his second straight summer tour with The Nuge. But the Detroit-born, Berklee-schooled…

TED NUGENT’s 22-Year-Old Drummer JASON HARTLESS: Sharing The Stage With THE NUGE Is ‘An Amazing … – BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

When Ted Nugent takes his rock ‘n’ roll to the masses on his annual summer tour, he’ll be looking once again to his 22-year-old “budding master” to keep the indispensable beat that helps propel the guitar legend’s Motor City Madness across the USA. Jason Hartless already is a Ted Nugent band veteran as he prepares to embark on his second straight summer tour with The Nuge. But the Detroit-born, Berklee-schooled…

Son of a famous drummer, Van Halen makes own name in track – ABC News

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

His favorite song is “Hot for Teacher.” His go-to selection on karaoke nights happens to be ” Panama .” And whenever steeplechaser Aric Van Halen tells someone his name, he waits for the inevitable question: Are you related to THE Van Halens? Why, yes he is. His father is drummer Alex Van Halen, the co-founder of the Hall of Fame band. Aric happened to find his rhythm on the track…

Black Sabbath Drummer Bill Ward Selling Vintage, Studio-Used … – RollingStone.com

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017

Former Black Sabbath drummer and co-founder Bill Ward is selling over 200 pieces of studio- and stage-used gear. The Official Bill Ward Reverb Shop, opening June 28th, will include full drum kits, drum heads, cymbals and other pieces from throughout the musician’s legendary career. Related The 100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time The most headbangable records ever, from Metallica’s Black Album to Black Sabbath’s ‘Paranoid’ Notable items include Ward’s…

‘It’s Magical’: Local musicians feel the rhythm with steel and African drums – Hickory Daily Record

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017

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How Beijing Drummer Shi "Atom" Lu Found Her Calling – Complex

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017

Chinese drumming heroine Shi Lu was born in Beijing and has spent her life there at the helm of two of the country’s best alternative rock outfits. She joined her first band—punk trio Hedgehog—at the age of 21. A few years later, after splitting up with Hedgehog’s lead singer, she reunited with that band’s former bassist who was in another group—electro pop trio Nova Heart. She began to drum for…

Legendary BLACK SABBATH Drummer BILL WARD Is Selling More Than 200 Pieces Of Gear – BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017

Reverb.com, the online marketplace for buying, selling, and learning about music gear, will launch the official Bill Ward Reverb shop on Wednesday, June 28. The shop will feature drum kits, drum heads, cymbals, and more gear used on tour and in the studio throughout the iconic heavy metal drummer’s career. “Whoever gets this gear will get good karma. I really hope the new owners will be able to feel the…

The Ramadan Drummer of Coney Island – Roads and Kingdoms

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017

It’s 2 a.m. on a Saturday night when Mr. Muhammad Boota’s alarm goes off. As late-night revelers around New York shuffle home after last call at the bar, Boota is just getting started. He puts on a green shalwar kameez, ironed fastidiously by one of his daughters. Gold-lacquered vest? Check. Matching turban? Check. Dhol, the double-headed drum of his native Punjab? Check. A fifteen-minute drive in his Honda Civic takes…

"Abysmal Thoughts" – PopMatters

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017

“Abysmal Thoughts” (Anti)US: 16 Jun 2017UK: 16 Jun 2017 Amazon iTunes The Drums aren’t the Drums. Well, that’s a little dramatic, but there have been some changes since their last release, 2014’s Enclyclopedia. Most importantly, the band is essentially a solo act now, with Jonny Pierce taking over all the writing duties. This change allowed Pierce to take complete control, to create an album closer to his heart, and the…

‘It’s Magical’: Local musicians feel the rhythm with steel and African drums – Hickory Daily Record

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017

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The Jazz Drummer Making His Bombastic Solo Debut – OZY

Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2017

Ronald Bruner Jr. grew up in a tough, Crips-plagued Los Angeles neighborhood between Compton and Watts. It was so dangerous, in fact, that he was not allowed to play in the front yard out of fear of catching a stray bullet. And yet, the sound of shots is hardly what stuck from his childhood. Instead, 34-year-old Bruner, the son of talented musicians who doled out heavy-handed discipline to…

French First Lady and Colombian drums herald new Macron government – Reuters

Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2017

(This story fixes spelling of Colombian.) By Brian Love PARIS While President Emmanuel Macron prepared the lineup of France’s new government on Wednesday, a Colombian musical ensemble played a cover version of the “Mission Impossible” movie theme tune in the yard of his Elysee Palace offices in central Paris. First Lady Brigitte Macron, a former drama teacher, met a group of teenage students preparing to play at the presidential premises…

Langley pipe band leader pleads for return of drums – Surrey Now … – Surrey Now-Leader

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

A Langley-based pipe band leader is putting out a plea for public help. A drummer in the Grade 1 Simon Fraser University Pipe Band had two snare drums and harnesses stolen from his vehicle in the early morning in Coquitlam on Sunday, June 18. According Jack Lee, the band’s sergeant, the thieves stole other items. The local police are on the lookout, in the unlikely event that the…

Lynyrd Skynyrd Sues Ex-Drummer to Stop Movie About 1977 Plane Crash – NBCNews.com

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Surviving members of Lynyrd Skynyrd have filed a lawsuit against the Southern rock band’s former drummer to halt the production of a movie depicting the 1977 plane crash that killed lead singer Ronnie Van Zant. Lead guitarist Gary Rossington, Ronnie’s brother and current lead singer Johnny Van Zant, and others contend that “Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash,” based on recollections of former drummer Artimus…