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Drumming For SickKids Hospital Benefit

Ontario, Canada based band Daylight For Deadeyes' drummer Chris Gormley, will be drumming across Toronto all summer long to raise money for SickKids Hospital, his official SickKids Foundation fundraising page can be seen here. The first event will be June 8th where…

Modern Drummer
May 21, 2014

Radiohead Drum Tech Scott Johnson Killed in Toronto Stage Collapse

On Saturday, June 16, only an hour before the gates were to open at Toronto’s Downsview Park for the last show of Radiohead’s North American tour, the top portion of the stage collapsed. Radiohead drum tech Scott Johnson, thirty-three, was…

Modern Drummer
Jun 18, 2012

Shout Out Out Out Out’s Gravy and Clint

Gravy Modern Drummer, eh?! Sweet! Well, as I write this, I’m sitting on a plane from Toronto home to Edmonton. Shout Out Out Out Out has just finished the second leg of our release tour for Reintegration Time in Canada…

Modern Drummer
Jun 29, 2009

Scarlet Sins’ Elie Bertrand

Hello, Modern Drummers! I’m writing to you live from the T Dot, a.k.a. Toronto. I just came back from a wicked rehearsal. We just finished writing a few songs. I’m so stoked to go into the studio! Second album on…

Modern Drummer
Jun 25, 2009

The Trews' Sean Dalton

Hey, MD! My name is Sean Dalton, and I play in a rock 'n' roll band called the Trews, based out of Toronto. I was born on the rugged island of Newfoundland, the easternmost point in North America. As a…

Modern Drummer
Mar 16, 2009