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Exclusive: Gene Hoglan Dethklok Studio Clip (VIDEO)

Check out this exclusive Modern Drummer Online video featuring Gene Hoglan recording Dethklok’s brand-new long-player, Dethalbum III. Dethklok is the band featured in the animated TV series Metalocalypse, whose creator (and Dethklok multi-instrumentalist), Brendon Small, provides extensive commentary on Gene…

Modern Drummer
Oct 9, 2012

Gene Hoglan: Making Dethklok’s Metalocalypse

by David Ciauro Rock stardom can sometimes happen in strange ways. In death metal drumming trailblazer Gene Hoglan’s case, it took having a cartoon alter ego named Pickles to finally put him—and the genre itself—at the top of the charts.…

Modern Drummer
Sep 29, 2010

Marco Minnemann Update

Since his June 2007 MD cover story, German drumming sensation Marco Minnemann has played numerous clinics, drum festivals, and concerts worldwide, recorded two multi-instrumental solo albums (House Wife Dog & Two Kids, A Mouth Of God), appeared on the animated…

Modern Drummer
Jan 23, 2009

Gene Hoglan

Drummer Gene Hoglan didn’t have much downtime after guitarist Devin Townsend put Strapping Young Lad on hiatus in early 2007. Fairly quickly, Gene got a call from Brendon Small, creator of the animated series Metalocalypse, featuring the fictional death metal…

Modern Drummer
Jun 20, 2008