My first NAMM Show ended yesterday. What an experience! It felt like the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame had beamed over its stars to Anaheim California. It was crowded, it was loud, it was colorful, it was fun.
Limp Biskit drummer John Otto refuses to go on stage without his 3D-In-Ears.
At the NAMM Show you find a lot of queues and clusters of people. Today one queue had been extremely long. Hundreds of people were waiting in line to get their autograph from and selfie with a man called Questlove.
Take a guess: which tune does Korn drummer Ray Luzier sing under the shower every morning? Don’t know? Watch the video, and find out, as well as a couple more things about the 45 year old lifer of music.
1.500 active students! Unbelievable? Not in Dom Famularo’s world. Have you come to experience the true adventure of teaching yet? The man you are about to see has.
Which cliché do you have in mind, when you think about a heavy metal drummer? Recently I had the pleasure to enter a Nightwish concert with a backstage pass – to find out more about heavy metal drummers from Finland.
The following is a list of what Kai Hahto’s drum tech has to set up and pack for his gigs:
Meinl Cymbals and Pearl Drums.
Have you ever heard Keith Carlock play the drums? You probably wanted more of that afterwards, didn’t you? The good thing is, if you heard him once, most likely you’ll always recognize him afterwards.
I think it all comes back to being very selfish as an artist. I mean, I really do just write and record what interests me and I do approach the stage shows in much the same way.
David Bowie (*1947, ✞ 2016) said many things and because he didn’t consider himself as very articulate when having to express his feelings, he let his music speak for him.