Archive for the ‘Amazing COOL drummers’ Category


Neil Peart sure knows how to rush a cool drum groove anatomy in his drum solos. In this new DVD, following on from his two previous offerings which dealt with being in the studio and then building a drum solo, deals with how he prepares for live performance.

Described by Hudson Music as “The most in-depth insight into (more…)

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One of the most famous drum battles ever! Two legends on the same stage!

Funny is that it seems that on that particular day, Buddy Rich was showing absolutely no (more…)

Q: What, in your opinion, are the most important technical aspects to know as a drummer?

A: It’s important to really understand that technique is only a means to an end. I’ve heard that phrase over the years but the older I get, the truer it seems to ring. Everything we learn as a drummer from the (more…)

Back in 2007, with only 17 years old, he shocked the world with his outstanding drumming technique. Many young drummers by then though (more…)

Mike Portnoy drum cam in a Avenged Sevenfold show (Welcome To The Family) – Paris, France 11/14/10 (more…)


Q: You’re a pretty young guy. Did you have any relative who turned you on to all the good music you’re into?

A: I’m the oldest in my family, so my parents got me into music. Instead of sitting me in front of the TV when I was young, they would sit me in front of the record player and play Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, Alice Cooper, Rolling Stones, Mott The Hoople, all those bands. From the time I was five years old, I was (more…)

The Mascot Label Group has announced a March 27 release date for the debut from Flying Colors (available the day prior overseas) on their Music Theories Label. The band, whose stated purpose is to pair virtuoso musicians and a pop singer “to make new-fashioned music the old-fashioned way” features Mike Portnoy (drums, vocals), (more…)

The Language of Drumming Book ‘‘teaches a complete system for achieving freedom of expression on the drumset”. Benny’s approach is a practical method that is based on a concept familiar to everyone: learning a language. Providing exercises for grooves, fills, (more…)

Ringo Starr in his Ludwig drum kit with Beatles at Abbey Road studios 1967

Ringo Starr in his Ludwig drum kit with Beatles at Abbey Road studios 1967

Abbey Road Studios is opening its doors to the public in March as part of its 80th Anniversary celebrations.

The legendary studio released tickets (more…)

Hello drummers! Stanton Moore Video Contest is on!

Submit your video performing one of Stanton’s  tunes from Groove Alchemy and enter your chance to win amazing prizes from Gretsch, Gator Cases, DW, Bosphorus Cymbals, Audix, Vic Firth, Zoom (Samson) Remo, Drum Channel and Hudson Music.

For more information and official rules click here and start submitting your videos!

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