There’s a National National Pie Day, a National ‘No Bra’ Day and even a National Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day (what?!!). Drum roll please…. now there’s a National Drumming Day! Created by the proprietors of Drumming.com and celebrated on November 15th, National Drumming Day celebrates the world of drums and drumming.
Hey everyone! We’re looking for drummers (beginners to professionals) to take part in our historic record breaking attempt. It’s in beautiful downtown Greensboro, NC on July 4th at 11:00 AM. This is your chance to put yourself in the Guinness Records Book. And all participants will receive souvenir drumsticks! Make the trip and register at http://topics.digtriad.com/drumming *Approved Advertisement
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Neil Peart talks about his bike rides across the world, improvising, writing, composing, drum solos, lessons with other artists and more. If you want to get to know a bit more about Neil Peart, check out this awesome interview over at Blabbermouth.net.
Ok, we were just having fun with the title. ::grin:: I mean it looks like a damn circus is in town. LOL – – -This guy’s got some insane chops. Beyond the chops, how in the world does he do so many stick flips and spins over so many drums at such a fast tempo without messing up one time?!!! – Pure insanity!
On a serious note… let’s hear it for Dylan Elise. What a terrific drummer!
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Pro drummer, Jason Gerling, had his heart set on a huge music career when suddenly everything changed. He fell asleep at the wheel and survived a horrible car accident. Check out this amazing story of perserverance:
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Fellow drummer /african percussionist, Rudy Walker from N.J. lost just about everything in a house fire. Fortunately most of the drums he’d been collecting for years survived the fire. Click here for the full story.