Up and Coming
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Smash Palace’s Harry Lewis
His movements were overemphasized, and his sound cut through like a cannon. Also, although his concentration was intense, he offered direct eye contact with the audience.
Marillion's Ian Mosley
When was the last time you went to a concert where the audience clapped and sang along to every song?
Adrenalin’s Brian Pastoria
I first met Brian Pastoria while his group, Adrenalin, was rehearsing some tunes from their recent album American Heart. The group’s road manager, Thom Kuchulan, noticed me standing outside the studio and invited me in to listen. The band was…
Simple Minds’ Mel Gaynor
Mel Gaynor may be a modest, unassuming guy off stage, but behind his intimidating black drumkit, he speaks with a loud, dominant voice. Gaynor’s percussive contributions have helped Scotland’s Simple Minds develop their distinctively rich, but nevertheless, visceral, sound. Before…
Of Mice & Men’s drummer takes a step forward on the band’s third album, tapping into his nu-metal roots and embracing fresh and fierce sounds. TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year SAVE…
One can't help but be intrigued by a drummer whose playing experiences range from Ted Nugent to Crystal Gayle, who grew up in Florida, lived in Detroit with Nugent, and now lives in Nashville. TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG…
Up And Coming - Owen Hale
Roger Hawkins mentioned Owen Hale as a new studio drummer in Muscle Shoals who deserved some attention.
Up and Coming: Butch Baron
Butch Baron was raised on Long Island, New York, but has spent the last few years on the West Coast. He has taken the seeming "adversity" of being a drummer with only one leg and turned it into an "opportunity."…