Billy Amendola

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Episode 59: Billy Amendola with Clint de Ganon.

Welcome to this week’s Modern Drummer Podcast with Billy Amendola and his guest Clint de Ganon. This special podcast is brought to you by Vibes high-fidelity earplugs. Clint, one of the busiest behind the scenes drummers/composers has a diverse resume.…

Modern Drummer
Dec 9, 2021

Episode 58: Modern Drummer Updates and 2021 Festival Announcement

  Hello everyone! Welcome to this week's Modern Drummer Podcast. This week Billy Amendola and David Frangioni speak openly about the current state of the Modern Drummer brand. Joining us in conversation are world educator  Dom Famularo and M-Network TV/Film…

Modern Drummer
Dec 2, 2021

Episode 57: Billy Amendola with Gina Schock

Welcome to this week's Modern Drummer Podcast featuring Gina Schock of the Go-Go’s. Gina and MD’s Billy Amendola have a relaxing afternoon in Brooklyn discussing the effect of her first concert at eleven years old igniting her dream of becoming a…

Modern Drummer
Nov 18, 2021

Episode 56: Billy Amendola with Earl Young Part 2

Hi! Welcome to Part 2 of MD’s Podcast with Earl Young & Billy Amendola. Listen and watch this legend continue with his valuable words of wisdom as a young enthusiastic 80 year old, with 65 + years of experience playing…

Modern Drummer
Nov 4, 2021

Pop Up Podcast - Jan 16th 2021

Welcome to an exceptional Modern Drummer “Pop Up Podcast” with Billy Amendola, Lauren Monroe, Rick Allen, and a few of our beautiful friends who pop in to give back and show their support (we’re not going to give it away, you have…

Modern Drummer
Nov 1, 2021

Episode 55: Billy Amendola with Earl Young Part 1

Welcome to this week’s Modern Drummer Podcast with Billy Amendola and August 2021 MD cover artist Earl Young. Tune in to watch/listen to part 1 as Billy and Earl talk about how The Sound of Philadelphia (TSOP) was born—Earl’s early days learning drums, going…

Modern Drummer
Oct 28, 2021

Episode 54: Billy Amendola with Ed Toth

Welcome to this weeks Modern Drummer Podcast with Billy Amendola and Doobie Brothers drummer Ed Toth. (with special “pop in guest,” radio personality, actor, & film maker Al Banderio). Al mentions the upcoming Rocky IV movie he is in, which…

Modern Drummer
Oct 21, 2021

100 Drummers “Drum Together” for WhyHunger Campaign

The mission is simple, but critical: One Beat. One Mission. End Hunger. WhyHunger—a non-profit founded in 1975 by the late Harry Chapin and radio deejay Bill Ayres to “change systems, policies, and institutions that perpetuate hunger and poverty in our…

Modern Drummer
Oct 4, 2021

Episode 52: Billy Amendola with Mike Sleath

Welcome to this week's Modern Drummer podcast with Billy Amendola, featuring one of Canada’s most in-demand drummers Mike Sleath. Mike’s main gig has been touring with pop-superstar Shawn Mendes for over five years on sold-out worldwide tours. Sleath fills us…

Modern Drummer
Sep 30, 2021

Episode 51: Press conference to announce Ringo Starr Change The World

Beautiful Day’s Elizabeth Freund curated this week's MD Podcast with Ringo Starr on a private Zoom press conference to announce Ringo Starr Change The World, a new EP to be released on September 24, 2021.  The 4 tracks were all recorded at…

Modern Drummer
Sep 23, 2021

Episode 50: Billy Amendola with Randy Cooke.

Welcome to this week’s Modern Drummer Podcast with Billy Amendola and his special guest, session, and touring drummer, Randy Cooke. Born in Canada, Randy grew up listening to Top-40 radio and folk music as well as watching his dad perform…

Modern Drummer
Sep 9, 2021

The Modern Drummer Podcast Episode 24: David Frangioni & Billy Amendola with Nir Z Part 2

Join us for part two of the Modern Drummer Podcast as Billy Amendola & David Frangioni continue their talk with one of the world's most called session drummers, Nir Z. Listen and watch Nir in his home studio tell us about his…

Modern Drummer
Mar 11, 2021

The Modern Drummer Podcast Episode 20: David Frangioni & Billy Amendola with Gerry Brown

Join David Frangioni and Billy Amendola for this week's MD video/audio Podcast as they speak with legendary pocket-drummer Gerry Brown about his tours with Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross, George Benson, Lionel Ritchie, and more. For drum tech tips, one of…

Modern Drummer
Feb 11, 2021

News: John Good and DW Drums Visit Guitar Center NYC for DW Day

On October 3, 2015 in New York City, original Kiss drummer Peter Criss, session drummers Shawn Pelton and Billy Ward, along with Foghat’s Roger Earl, Modern Drummer’s Billy Amendola, and DW Senior Executive Vice President and drum making guru John…

Modern Drummer
Oct 9, 2015