Anthony Baker – Roxx Hard

Last night, I had the pleasure of competing with some of the areas best drummers in a Best in Drums Competition that is being hosted at Sam Ash locations around the country. While I believe I gave it a good shot, there was no denying that this man stole the show… Anthony Baker is theContinue reading “Anthony Baker – Roxx Hard”

10 Most Significant DEAD Rock Drummers (1-5)

Following a competitive 10-6 countdown, we have narrowed down a list of the top 5 dead rock drummers. Plain and simple, music would have gone in a different direction without the contribution of these innovators… 5. Randy Castillo: A heavy-hitter with warp speed double-bass attack; A showman with limitless charisma and boundless energy… Randy CastilloContinue reading “10 Most Significant DEAD Rock Drummers (1-5)”

10 Most Significant DEAD Rock Drummers (6-10)

“Top 10” lists are difficult to narrow down in the talent-infested drumming community. None the less, some just stand out. This ranking focuses on drummers who serve as golden standards of achievement. Although they are no longer with us, we continue to acknowledge their contribution and implement their practices. Whether its talent, ambition, innovation, orContinue reading “10 Most Significant DEAD Rock Drummers (6-10)”

Studio Session with Carter Beauford

Most people hear drum tracks on recording but haven’t had an up close look at the process of crafting them. As a painfully jealous Carter Beauford fan, I wanted to post this ┬ávideo so people can actually observe the patterns he creates as well as hear them. Carter is one of the most relevant examplesContinue reading “Studio Session with Carter Beauford”

Forward Steps for Avenged Sevenfold

The death of ┬áJimmy “The Rev” Sullivan in 2009 left many Avenged Sevenfold fans to question the band’s future. Although his charisma, technical abilities, and extraordinary talent will be remembered as remarkable assets, he (as most people are) is certainly replaceable. Arin Ilejay became the permanent guy for the job earlier this year and isContinue reading “Forward Steps for Avenged Sevenfold”