Barry Kerch

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Shinedown’s Barry Kerch Auctions Snare Drum For Charity

  Barry Kerch of Shinedown is actioning off one of his stage-played snare drums and a meet and greet to benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Listen in here: The auction is open from July 25th through August 4th, 2017.…

Modern Drummer
Jul 31, 2017

Episode 27: Barry Kerch, Sabian HH Remastered Series Cymbals, Hidden Rhythms Part 2, Listener Questions, and more

In this episode, Mike and Mike crack open the March 2016 issue of Modern Drummer and discuss cover artist Barry Kerch of the popular hard rock band Shinedown. Dawson shares some of his experience reviewing the new Sabian HH Remastered…

Modern Drummer
Feb 5, 2016

Listen to the Drumming: Great Tracks From MD’s March 2016 Issue

Our latest Playlist includes tracks from cover artist Barry Kerch and Shinedown, Jellyfish, Spock's Beard, Dixie Dregs, Aquarium Rescue Unit, Vinnie Colaiuta, Savages, Daughter, and more incredible artists featured throughout the pages of the March 2016 issue of Modern Drummer…

Modern Drummer
Feb 4, 2016

March 2016 Issue of Modern Drummer featuring Barry Kerch

(Available digitally January 29, 2016; in print February 2, 2016) On the Cover Barry Kerch “The ‘Cut the Cord’ video is us in a live setting.If you put the four of us in a room with an aggressive song, that’s…

Modern Drummer
Jan 29, 2016

In The Studio With Shinedown’s Barry Kerch (VIDEO)

In the June 2012 issue of Modern Drummer magazine, Shinedown’s Barry Kerch talks at length about the making of Amaryllis, the follow-up to the band’s platinum-selling breakout album The Sound of Madness. Here’s a clip that Barry and drum tech Mike Fasano…

Modern Drummer
Oct 7, 2011

Chad Szeliga: Props From Peers

Since joining the heavy rock band Breaking Benjamin in 2005, just in time to record the platinum-selling Phobia album, Chad Szeliga has drawn lots of attention for his unerring control, power, and musicality—and not just from fans but from some…

Modern Drummer
Aug 24, 2010

Stimulate This! Tour with Barry Kerch of Shinedown

What’s going on, everyone in Modern Drummer land? This is Barry from Shinedown. First off, I have to say that I am so honored to be included in the Modern Drummer blog and be surrounded by such great talent. Right…

Modern Drummer
Aug 11, 2009

Barry Kerch of Shinedown

In 2001, Barry Kerch’s audition for Shinedown consisted of going into the studio, laying down tracks, and seeing what stuck. Within the tryout he performed the band’s eventual single, “45.” Though the record endured many producers and record company scrutiny,…

Modern Drummer
Jul 15, 2006