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Guitar Center Springfield, NJ Drum-Off Quarter Finals

Tuesday, November 13, Guitar Center Springfield, NJ is hosting the quarter finals round of their 24th annual Drum-Off contest. Located at 160 U.S. 22, Springfield Township, NJ. The contest starts at 7:00 P.M. and is free and open to the…

Modern Drummer
Nov 12, 2012

Mike Portnoy Performance From the 2011 Guitar Center Drum-Off Finale

  Mike Portnoy playing at Guitar Center’s 2011 Drum-Off finale this past January 14, featuring Billy Sheehan on bass, Tony MacAlpine on guitar, and Derek Sherinian on keys.  

Modern Drummer
Apr 2, 2012

Mapex Drums’ Drummer of Tomorrow Contest US Final Round

Mapex Drums’ Drummer of Tomorrow contest is gearing up for the United States Final round, being held at the NAMM Show in Anaheim, California, this coming January 19. The performance is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. at the Anaheim…

Modern Drummer
Jan 9, 2012

Chris Coleman: Amazing Journey

(January 2011 Issue) by Stephen Styles His is one of the most closely observed careers in R&B, fusion, gospel, and pop drumming, with acts like Israel Houghton & New Breed, Chaka Khan, Christina Aguilera, Babyface, Patti LaBelle, Randy Brecker, and…

Modern Drummer
Feb 16, 2011