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Twisted Sister In Concert At The Hard Rock
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Twister Sister and Adrenaline Mob Drummer A.J. Pero Died Today on Tour

Twisted Sister/Adrenaline Mob drummer A.J. Pero passed away this morning, in his bunk on the Adrenaline Mob tour bus.

Twisted Sister has always been one of those bands that you love, but sometimes forget about. Not because they're easy to forget, but because they haven't released anything new in a while. But a great band, with amazing songs.

When I first started listening to them, A.J. Pero was the monster behind the drum kit, and was the guy everyone saw playing that memorable drum intro for 'We're Not Gonna Take It' from Stay Hungry, one of the best songs and videos from the 80s.

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Eight-Year-Old Drummer Nails Dream Theater’s ‘Panic Attack’ [Video]

Over the last few years, there has been a huge surge in videos of kids learning to do amazing things.

Last week, I posted a cool video of an amazing guitarist, Tina S,who rocks Dragonforce!

Today, check out this great 8-year-old drummer, Avery, who's shown above absolutely nailing Dream Theater's "Panic Attack" from its Octavarium album.

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Megadeth In Concert - St Paul, MN
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Nick Menza Releasing Drumkit Video From His Megadeth Years [Video]

With rumors flying that Nick Menza has rejoined Megadeth for the upcoming recording that should begin March 17th, Nick is fueling the excitement for Megadeth again by releasing some cool behind the kit footage from his time in Megadeth.

Check out these short videos from Nick's upcoming 'Decade With Deth', which is his first ever instruction DVD.

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Funny Things Drummers Say in the Studio

If you've been in a band, you've probably heard your drummer say some of these things.  It wouldn't even have to be in the studio, it could be in rehearsal, at a show, or just when they're hanging out screwing around on the kit.

People in bands are funny.  The only thing I think he forgot for this was:

"Hold on, let me just warm up real quick."

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Fired Slipknot Drum Tech Confirms New Band Member Identities

If you're trying to keep a secret, things can get difficult if someone in the inner circle gets fired.  So far, Slipknot has tried (not very successfully) to keep the identities of their new members a secret.

Today, this has officially ended.

The new former drum tech for Slipknot, Norm Costa, has posted the complete band list on his Instagram page, with some not very nice hashtags on it.

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The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards - Arrivals
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Is Lamb of God’s Drummer Slipknot’s New Drummer?

Since "The Negative One" came out, people have been speculating on who the new drummer for Slipknot is.  Some people think it's still Joey Jordison, since the drum sound is similar.  But more and more people are commenting on the style being that of Chris Adler, the drummer for Lamb of God!

A lot of people.

So many, that Chris has responded to the questions with the most, "I am the drummer" response possible, without actually saying that he's the drummer.

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Weezer Drummer Catches Frisbee While Playing

This chick is about to get instagram famous! While at a recent Weezer show drummer Patrick Wilson caught a frisbee from the crowd, and continued playing! As in didn't miss a beat. This young lady caught it on instagram. Check out the video clip below.

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7 Year Old Kid Rocks Van Halen On Drums

Meet Avery, he is 7 years old and loves to play drums. Not only does he love to play but he is insanely good at it! Check out this video of this kid rocking out to Van Halen... He's going to be a bad ass someday. Who am I kidding he already is!

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Rolling Stone Hot Party At Jet Nightclub At The Mirage
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Weezer Drummer Catches Frisbee Without Missing a Beat [Video]

Weezer may not be my favorite band in the whole world, but this video makes me really like the drummer A LOT!

During their set in Florida the other day, some fans were throwing around a frisbee, since paying attention to the band didn't seem like a good idea, I guess.  One of them probably spazzed out and tried to throw it too hard, and it went straight at the drummer.

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Chevelle In Concert At The Hard Rock In Las Vegas
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Chevelle Drummer Sam Talks to WGRD About La Gargola, Touring, and Road Food

Today, I got to talk with Sam from Chevelle about their new album, the upcoming tour, even road stink, road food, and Pete's idea of how he does things!

Chevelle's new album "La Gargola" comes out on April 1st, and they're currently rehearsing for the tour, so that seemed

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Watch an Amazing Drum Solo from the Drummer’s Point of View [Video]

Marco Minnemann is one of those drummers you have to see to believe.  He's insanely technical and the stuff he plays is fantastic.  He's played with tons of people, from Steven Wilson of Porcupine Tree, to Guthrie Govan and Brian Beller in The Aristocrats, Necrophagist and more!  He even auditioned for Dream Theater after Mike Portnoy left.

Recently, DW drums set up Marco with 7 GoPros and sat him down at a drum kit.  This is what he did:

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Anthrax Drummer Wishes Band Was Higher on ‘Big 4′ Line-up

With monstrous groups such as Slayer, Metallica, and Megadeth, should Anthrax be higher on the big ass bill known as the Big 4? Should Anthrax be considered one of the BIG 4?

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