Tag: Snare Drum

IRON MAIDEN’s Nicko McBrain Presented with Special Snare Drums

Nicko McBrain, of Iron Maiden, was presented with a special one-off snare drum by Premiere at this year’s NAMM show in Anaheim, CA.  The presentation was in celebration of a two-decade relationship with Premiere. Check out video footage of the presentation below. Premier announced two new Nicko McBrain snare drums at NAMM 2013: * Handcrafted in Premier’s manufacturing facility in Lancashire, …

MIKE PORTNOY Throws a Tantrum in the Phillipines; Caught on Video

It’s been reported that Mike Portnoy had a “melt-down” on stage in the Philippines the other night. During it, Mike trashed his own equipment apparently due to him being upset with his drum tech. Mike has made a statement here regarding the whole situation which you can check out below.  Make sure to check out …

AS I LAY DYING Posts Videos and Announce Contest

As I Lay Dying begins their A Decade of Destruction Tour on November 30th with special guests Of Mice and Men, The Ghost Inside, iwrestledabearonce, and Sylosis (see dates below.) As a special treat for the fans in each city, the band has posted a series of videos to youtube where they recall previous trips …

John Henry Bonham 31st May 1948 – 25th September 1980

31 years ago, we lost the best drummer that the rock world had ever seen or heard. Let’s look back at the life of John (Bonzo) Bonham. Bonham was born on 31 May 1948, in Redditch, Worcestershire, England, to Joan and Jack Bonham. He began learning to play drums at the age of five, making …

Two SLIPKNOT Prize Packages Given Away with Creators of Chaos Contest!

D’Addario & Co. is hooking you guys up with a sweet contest – Creators of Chaos – in which they’ll be giving away two Slipknot prize packages. The Guitar Package includes: Ibanez Mick Thomson Signature Model 25 D’Addario XL117 string sets PW custom cable Bottle of polish and a polishing cloth. The Drum Package includes: …

SEPTICFLESH Contest: FOTIS BENARDO Wants to See You Playing Drums

Septicflesh drummer Fotis Benardo is giving you the opportunity to win a Mapex “Black Panther” snare drum, Serial Drummer clothes, custom B-stick drumsticks, limited edition copies of “The Great Mass” and Septicflesh posters. The competition ends this Sunday at 23:59 CET, so this week is your last chance! To give it a try, you need …

LAMB OF GOD Drummer CHRIS ADLER Winner of 2011 Modern Drummer Readers Poll

CHRIS ADLER was recently awarded by voters as the winner of the 2011 Modern Drummer Readers Poll in the metal drummer category. LAMB OF GOD’s Adler self-taught rhythm wizard spent much of 2009 and 2010 headlining tours and major festivals behind their well-received Wrath studio album and Hourglass box set. In March 2011, Chris also …

SEPTICFLESH Drum Contest!

As previously announced, SEPTICFLESH drummer Fotis Benardo gives you the opportunity to win a Mapex “Black Panther” snare drum, Serial Drummer clothes, custom B-stick drumsticks, limited edition copies of “The Great Mass” and SEPTICFLESH posters! To enter the competition, you need to film yourself playing the drum parts along one of the following songs from …

SEPTICFLESH Contest For You Drummer’s Out There

Season of Mist is proud to announce that Greek demons SEPTICFLESH’s new album “The Great Mass” entered the general music charts in France! The album ranked #157 on the first week of release, #132 on the second week and #157 on the third week. Congratulations guys! As previously announced, drummer Fotis Benardo gives you the …

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