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Interview: Jason Bonham

Ben Andrews

Interview: Jason Bonham

Jason Bonham sat down with Gary Graff of Billboard Magazine and opened up about his dad John Bonham and playing with Phil Collins.

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Drummer Talk 03/25/2011 – Monster Solos pt. 1 (#157)

Drummer Talk

Drummer Talk 03/25/2011 – Monster Solos pt. 1 (#157)

We’re back from Spring break with a new show on the top 20 monster drum solos caught on film from top 20 monster drummers!  We also discuss the brand spankin’ new drummertalk.org where you can now create a profile!  Show notes are after the break!

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Sit up straight and play right!

As if you need another reason to play in good posture, Phil Collins has recently undergone spinal surgery because of the way he used to drum!

Former drummer and later front man of the legendary band Genesis, Phil Collins has recently undergone spinal surgery on the vertebrae in his neck after years of drumming in a poor posture left him with a spinal cord injury and nerve damage. Collins told Rolling Stone: “My vertebrae has been crushing my spinal cord because of the position I drum in. It comes from years of playing. I can’t even hold the sticks properly without it being painful.”

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Phil Collins Retires

Source: TimesOnline.co.uk

More than 100 million album sales into his career and roughly two thirds of the way through our interview, Phil Collins casually serves notice of his retirement. Having joined a reformed Genesis for a world tour last year, he says he’s through with the touring and there’s no album planned. He’ll write, but only because he doesn’t know how to stop writing.

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Cadbury’s gorilla advert

This was an advert in England for Cadbury’s chocolate which was shown last year which i thought y’all might enjoy (see I’m learning American)

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This is Phil Collins’ “In the Air Tonight,” classic track made even more classic now.

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