Joey Kramer’s Rock ‘ n Roastin coffee gets some vital distribution for his coffee. If you live on the east coast of the United States, You might be seeing this coffee at your local Costco.
Studio drumming great, Kenny Aronoff is set to fill the drum throne in Styx for a short period of time as the band’s regular drummer, Todd Sucherman, takes some time off to welcome his new baby boy (congrats)!
Last week, we posted an article discussing how Will Ferrell finally admitted to being Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers. You can check out Ferrell’s instagram confession as well as Smith’s response challenging the comedian to a drum battle.
Now it seems the two are going to duke it out on a drum kit for charity! No word on when it’s shaking down, but we’ll bring you the scoop when we know!
Preserved for all time, the US Library of Congress has obtained and cataloged more than 100,000 of Max Roach’s writings including letters, papers, manuscripts, and more. This is amazing news not only for scholars of Max himself, but also of jazz history as he was one of the most influential drummers of his generation!
Sabian has made some odd business moves as of late, but this one isn’t really a head-scratcher. The cymbal company has acquired fellow Canuck company, Billdidit, who makes cymbal accessories. What’s especially interesting is Billdidit’s usage of 3D printing tech in it’s manufacturing process.
I’ve always been suspicious, but Will Ferrell has finally confirmed that he is, in fact, Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer, Chad Smith.
I KNEW IT!!!
If you blinked, you may have missed the Red Hot Chili Peppers performing in the 2014 Super Bowl Halftime show with Bruno Mars. They certainly gave a crazy (and topless) performance, but if you thought it sounded too good, you may have been on to something. Turns out, the boys were playing along to a track! Dun-dun-dunnnnnnnnn.
Amid all the controversy, however, Flea has come out to explain things and basically says it’s just business.
P.S. They are auctioning off this gently used kit for charity!
We already knew Questlove of The Roots was a cool dude, but it’s been officially verified by none other than Time Magazine.
We needed someone who was classically cool. A person in a hip-hop band, a music producer, a DJ. A man who has his own line of Nike sneakers and owns a hoodie shop on the Lower East Side of Manhattan.
Leave it to a business periodical to eloquently articulate exactly how I (Dave) felt about Ringo’s appearance with Paul McCartney last week.
… the camera will linger on Ringo as a magnificent drum fill thunders into the next measure, but Ringo’s hands won’t be the one executing it.
We’d post a video link, but they keep getting yanked from YouTube.
Could it be true? Could the pocket-size drumming wünder-frontman be coming out of retirement? And what does it mean about his health issues that drove him to hanging up his sticks?
Collins, 62, spoke in Miami Beach, Florida, where he was promoting the expansion of his Little Dreams Foundation, which he co-founded with his now ex-wife Orianne Collins to help young people realize their artistic, musical and athletic ambitions.
“I’ve decided I kind of missed that writing creative stuff, so I’m trying to get back into writing, and that’s getting into a certain headspace and personal drive,” he said.
We reported in 2011 on the upcoming Dennis Wilson biopic starring Aaron Eckhart. Well, sadly, it looks like that project has been canned permanently.