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Drummer Talk 231 – How to Ease the Pain of Loading In and Setting Up

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Drummer Talk 231 – How to Ease the Pain of Loading In and Setting Up

On today’s episode, Dave and Troy discuss tips on how you can make your load in and set up as painless as possible. In the news, we chat about the 11 things that are more important than talent, a latest top 10 drummers list, Ringo’s new digs, and the latest on the Bun E. Carlos/Cheap Trick lawsuit. Plus, we taste test Joey Kramer’s Rockin’ and Roastin’ coffee!

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Stripes are so slimming! Alex Van Halen’s 1981 drum kit #monsterkitmonday

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Stripes are so slimming! Alex Van Halen’s 1981 drum kit #monsterkitmonday

Every Monday we bring you a pic of a colossal or unique drum kit from around the Internet!

Van Halen is a band with huge personality and stage presence, so it’s no wonder that Alex Van Halen had an equally monstrous kit when they went on tour. Here is his kit from VH’s 1981 tour.

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DW releases new Tru-Sonic Snare

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DW releases new Tru-Sonic Snare

PRESS RELEASE: Drum Workshop, Inc. has recently announced the release of a snare drum that pays tribute to an American classic, but also includes today’s latest innovations and build-quality. The aptly named True-Sonic features a pre-tensioned, highly-adjustable Snare Bridge™ that provides orchestral- like sensitivity and articulation. DW Founder, Don Lombardi, expounds,

“So many drummers had the original design, I happen to be one of them. Today, drummers prize these snares because they have a very distinct voice. We thought we could bring this drum back, but make several key improvements.

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Drummer Talk 229 – Spotlight on Salyers Percussion

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Drummer Talk 229 – Spotlight on Salyers Percussion

I sit down with Bruce Salyers of Salyers Percussion on today’s episode to talk mallet wrapping, entrepreneurship, and business success.

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Neil Peart in the round! #monsterkitmonday

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Neil Peart in the round! #monsterkitmonday

Every Monday we bring you a pic of a colossal or unique drum kit from around the Internet!

Over the years, Neil’s kit has grown into a circular nirvana or drums, cymbals, electronic pads, and other toys!

“Legends of Sun Records” museum exhibit to include Johnny Cash drums

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“Legends of Sun Records” museum exhibit to include Johnny Cash drums

The drum set of W.S. “Fluke” Holland, Johnny Cash’s drummer of 20 years, is on display at the new “Legends of Sun Records” exhibit in Memphis, TN. This is the kit heard on “I Walk the Line,” Folsom Prison Blues,” and many others.

At Sun Records, it wasn’t something that we thought would make history… It just happened. We never thought anyone would even know about it after a couple years.

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Monster Electronic Drumkit #monsterkitmonday

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Monster Electronic Drumkit #monsterkitmonday

Every Monday we bring you a pic of a colossal or unique drum kit from around the Internet!

If you’re Roland, what do you do when you put a monster player like Thomas Lang on your artist roster? Give him a monster V-Drum kit!

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