Monday, June 5, 2017

Happy birthday, Nicko McBrain of IRON MAIDEN!


Happy birthday, Nicko McBrain of IRON MAIDEN!





Saturday, March 11, 2017

Happy birthday, Vinnie Paul!


Happy birthday, Vinnie Paul!

Background information
  • Birth name: Vincent Paul Abbott
  • Born: March 11, 1964
  • Origin: Abilene, Texas, United States
  • Genres: Heavy metal, groove metal, thrash metal, southern metal, alternative metal, glam metal, nu Metal
  • Instruments: Drums percussion guitar
  • Years active: 1981–present
  • Labels: Big Vin
  • Associated acts: Pantera Damageplan Rebel Meets Rebel Hellyeah Gasoline




Sunday, December 25, 2016

"I love being a drummer. Everyone thinks you're dumb. What they don't realize is that if it weren't for you, their band would suck." - Dave Grohl


"I love being a drummer. Everyone thinks you're dumb. What they don't realize is that if it weren't for you, their band would suck." - Dave Grohl



Background information
Birth name: David Eric Grohl
Also known as: Davy Grolton / Dale Nixon
Born: January 14, 1969 (age 47), Warren, Ohio, United States
Origin: Springfield, Virginia, United States
Genres: Alternative rock punk rock hard rock grunge heavy metal
Occupation(s): Musician singer songwriter guitarist drummer record producer film director
Instruments: Guitar vocals drums
Years active: 1981–present
Labels: RCA Capitol DGC Dischord
Associated acts: Nirvana & Foo Fighters.

Notable instruments:
Gibson SG Custom
Gibson ES-335
Gibson DG-335/Trini Lopez
Gibson Firebird
Zildjian Cymbals
Ampeg Dan Armstrong Plexi
Gibson Explorer
Fender Telecaster
Gibson Elvis Presley Dove
DW Drums Epiphone Casino

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Happy birthday, Chris Adler of LAMB OF GOD


Happy birthday, Chris Adler of LAMB OF GOD

Background information
Birth name: Christopher Adler
Born: November 23, 1972, Richmond, Virginia
Genres: Groove metal, thrash metal, progressive metal
Years active: 1986–present
Labels: Epic
Associated acts: Lamb of God, Megadeth, Burn the Priest, Jettison Charlie, Blotted Science, Testament, Protest The Hero,
Website: chrisadler.com



Chris Adler's drum set

Drums - Mapex Saturn in Satin Black Maple Burl
10"x9" Tom
12"×10" Tom
16"×16" Floor Tom
18"×16" Floor Tom
22"×18" Bass Drum (×2)
12"×5.5" Mapex Warbird (Chris Adler Signature)

Cymbals – Meinl
14" Generation X Filter China
16" Generation X Filter China
17" Byzance China (Prototype)
14" Soundcaster Custom Medium Soundwave Hihat - 14" Byzance Dark Hihat
8" Byzance Splash (x2)
12" Soundcaster Custom Distortion Splash
14" Soundcaster Custom Medium Crash
16" Mb8 Medium Crash
18" Byzance Medium Thin Crash
24" Mb20 Pure Metal Ride (Signature model)
8" Classics High Bell

Drumheads - Evans
Toms: EC2S Clear - G1 Clear
Bass: EMAD Heavyweight - Custom Resonant
Snare: Heavyweight snare batter - 300 snare side

Hardware
Trick Pro V pedals
Gibraltar Rack System and Clamps
Mapex Cymbal Boom Arms

Other
Roland TD-7 Electronic Percussion Module and Single Trigger Pad
Roland trigger modules
Pro-Mark TX5AXW Chris Adler Signature Sticks


Friday, November 18, 2016

Happy birthday, Matt Sorum. (Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver, and The Cult)


Happy birthday, Matt Sorum. (Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver, and The Cult) 

Background information
Birth name: Matthew William Sorum
Born: November 19, 1960, Venice Beach or Mission Viejo, California, United States.
Genres: Hard rock, heavy metal, blues rock, alternative rock
Occupation(s):  Drummer, musician, songwriter, producer
Instruments: Drums, percussion, guitar, vocals
Years active: 1975–present
Labels: Atlantic, Geffen, RCA, Maverick, Warner Bros.
Associated acts: Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver, Camp Freddy, The Cult, Neurotic Outsiders, Slash's Snakepit, Hawk, Y Kant Tori Read, Johnny Crash, Kings of Chaos, Motörhead, Nick Valensi, Hollywood Vampires, Power Rangers Orchestra
Website: mattsorum.tv