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Chad Smith played to a track during Super Bowl Halftime! Is this a big deal?

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Chad Smith played to a track during Super Bowl Halftime! Is this a big deal?

If you blinked, you may have missed the Red Hot Chili Peppers performing in the 2014 Super Bowl Halftime show with Bruno Mars.  They certainly gave a crazy (and topless) performance, but if you thought it sounded too good, you may have been on to something. Turns out, the boys were playing along to a track! Dun-dun-dunnnnnnnnn.

Amid all the controversy, however, Flea has come out to explain things and basically says it’s just business.

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P.S. They are auctioning off this gently used kit for charity!

Bruno Mars proves that everyone loves a drum solo

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Bruno Mars proves that everyone loves a drum solo

In case you were not one of the 150 million people watching the Super Bowl, you may have missed Bruno Mars opening up the halftime show with a pretty killer drum solo.  Watch it here, while you still can…

Drummer Talk 02/11/2010 – Hand Drumming Made EZ (#136)

Today, Dave demonstrates hand drum technique that can be applied to virtually any hand drum you come across, and Carter brings us news of Ringo Starr’s new honor, Zildjian’s 2010 scholarship contest, and the 2010 Modern Drummer Festival lineup.  Plus, Zak Starkey is the drummer of the week!

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