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!
Here is a great article that goes hand-in-hand with our recent podcast episode, 5 Tips for Getting Gigs That Have Nothing to Do with Chops. In the end, it really boils down to being a good person, and taking care of your stuff!
This has been around the Internet a few times, but it’s worth posting again! Very cool piece with fascinating CGI animation!
The Bun E. Carlos/Cheap Trick legal battle continues as a judge in Chicago has granted a motion for the drummer’s lawsuit to continue. The lawsuit claims that the band owes Carlos compensation while he was still a full-time member of the band.
The dismissal request from the remaining members insisted that the long-time drummer was no longer an official part of the group and therefore was not owed anything.
We’ll keep you posted.
Yet another list has been compiled of the top drummers of all time. Today’s list comes from the New Zealand Herald. I’m not sure who vetted this list, but it appears to be somewhat of a “most famous drummers of all time” list. All the regulars make appearances, but who do you think is missing?
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.
It looks like Ringo Starr has given up his home in Surrey for the sun and waves of California. The Liverpudlian has decided to sell his 17th century mansion to take up residence in Los Angeles.
We’ve had it for 15 years but we don’t spend enough time there, and LA is the right place for us to be now. It’s not that sad, because it’s time for a change.
I hope he finds all the “peace and love, peace and love” he’s looking for in the city of angles. Click the link below for pics.