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You’re never too old to learn to play drums (even at 100!)

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You’re never too old to learn to play drums (even at 100!)

Meet Millicent, who, a great-grandmother at the age of 100, has started taking drum lessons in Leicester England!

“I’ve always wanted to bash a drum,” she said. “I’ve always admired the drums but never had a chance to play them. “I was a little bit nervous before playing but I really enjoyed my day.”

So what’s your excuse??

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Gregg Bissonette moves to Dixon Drums

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Gregg Bissonette moves to Dixon Drums

It’s probably true that Gregg Bisonette could play just about any drums he wants on the planet, but Dixon Drums has just announced that he’s joined their artist roster and left Mapex. I’d say it’s quite the coup for Dixon who still has a pretty shallow artist pool.

Matt Chamberlain Tours with Soundgarden

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Matt Chamberlain Tours with Soundgarden

With Matt Cameron off working with Pearl Jam, Matt Chamberlain is filling in on drums for Soundgarden with their first show in Peru. Chamberlain will be with the band through the end of their current tour in late August.

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Original Nirvana drummer learns he won’t be in the Hall of Fame by text message

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Original Nirvana drummer learns he won’t be in the Hall of Fame by text message

We can add Rock and Roll Hall of Fame snubs right up there with break ups to the list of things you shouldn’t have to find out by text message.  Chad Channing, Nirvana’s original drummer on their record, Bleach,  discovered by this text to Nirvana’s manager from the Hall of Fame that he won’t be inducted with the band:

“Can you tell whoever looks after Chad Channing that he isn’t being inducted… It is just Dave, Krist and Kurt.”

Ouch.

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Joey Kramer Coffee Getting Distribution!

Joey Kramer Coffee Getting Distribution!

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.

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