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On Tour with Hayley Cramer of Pop Evil

by Ben Meyer British drumming phenomenon Hayley Cramer recently took over the drum chair in the established rock powerhouse group Pop Evil, quickly finding herself playing for tens of thousands of fans while the band opened for the likes of…

Jan 9, 2017

Mike Wengren of Disturbed on Immortalized

photo by Travis Shin   by Stephen Bidwell   Chart-topping metal band Disturbed has returned from a four-year hiatus this past August 21 with the Kevin Churko–produced album Immortalized. We caught up with drummer Mike Wengren as he was prepping…

Oct 8, 2015

Mike Wengren: Disturbed’s Storm-Bringer

Mike Wengren was born September 3, 1971, and started playing the drums around age ten. In 1996, before Disturbed achieved the rock stardom they enjoy today, they were known as Brawl and featured Wengren on drums, Dan Donegan on guitar,…

Feb 9, 2011

Chad Clark of Heaven Below

This year you can find me with my prized black-on-black Noble & Cooley drums touring with Heaven Below throughout the U.S. and Canada in support of our EP. The first single, “When Daylight Dies,” is gaining airplay across the country.…

Nov 22, 2010

Mayhem Week! Mike Wengren of Disturbed

Mike Wengren from Disturbed here, writing in from The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. It’s day 7 as I write this, and we’re in Phoenix, Arizona. It’s been a crazy hot one today! This tour has been really awesome so…

Jul 29, 2008