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The Cult’s John Tempesta

  by Billy Brennan   The September issue of Modern Drummer magazine features Cult drummer John Tempesta offering ten tips on navigating a journeyman career and growing as a drummer. Here he elaborates on those topics and talks about his…

Aug 3, 2012

Web Update News

  John Tempesta is in the studio working on a new Cult record. For more on John go to 311 have a new studio album out, Universal Pulse, produced by Bob Rock (Aerosmith, Metallica) and mixed by drummer Chad…

Sep 1, 2011

John Tempesta of The Cult

Greetings, Drum Nuts! I’m currently on tour with the Cult, and I’m really excited about the new songs we’ve been performing. I had a blast in the studio recording them and wanted to share the process and how the songs…

Nov 12, 2010

John Tempesta: Heavy With Testament, Zombie, And Beyond

John Tempesta has worked his way to the top of heavy metal drumming, but his first inspirations and influences to pursue the instrument came via Ringo Starr in the Beatles film A Hard Day’s Night and Dennis Davis supporting David…

Oct 26, 2010