Category: Bio

Gavin Harrison – The illusionist

 

 

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As many people, I discovered Gavin Harrison late, when I watched the video of the fabulous Porcupine Tree concert at the 2005 RockPallast Festival. It took me just the first two minutes of Blackest eyes to realize that the drumming world had a new prince, someone different with a wide, innovative toolbox. I watched the rest of the concert with a dead face and my mouth open. I hadn’t seen someone that gathered so much elegance and detail in his playing for many years. (more…)

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As many people, I discovered Gavin Harrison late, when I watched the video of the fabulous Porcupine Tree concert at the 2005 RockPallast Festival. It took me just the first two minutes of Blackest eyes to realize that the drumming world had a new prince, someone different with a wide, innovative toolbox. I watched the rest of the concert with a dead face and my mouth open. I hadn’t seen someone that gathered so much elegance and detail in his playing for many years. Read more

Jukka Nevalainen – A tailor in Nightwish

 

 

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Jukka Nevalainen is the force behind Nightwish, the last of the great Metal bands capable of selling millions of records and selling-out great venues. A brief listening to their most famous songs may suggest that Nevalainen’s drumming lines are nothing more than a proper rhythmic support in a soft-Metal band. Nothing could be further from the truth. Jukka Nevalainen has spent many years tailoring the songs of Nightwish with a bunch of discreet but very effective drumming details. (more…)

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Jukka Nevalainen is the force behind Nightwish, the last of the great Metal bands capable of selling millions of records and selling-out great venues. A brief listening to their most famous songs may suggest that Nevalainen’s drumming lines are nothing more than a proper rhythmic support in a soft-Metal band. Nothing could be further from the truth. Jukka Nevalainen has spent many years tailoring the songs of Nightwish with a bunch of discreet but very effective drumming details. Read more

Manu Katché – The cymbal tamer

 

 

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Manu Katché should be a drumming legend. He has played in some worldwide acclaimed albums and has a unique, unmistakable style. Wether you know the music or not, it takes a few seconds for you to know it’s him. And if it’s him, you’ll hear toms, splashes and accents where you don’t expect them to be, and a familiar groovy swing that flows throughout the song. (more…)

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Manu Katché - Bio Mini - DrumsCult

 

Manu Katché should be a drumming legend. He has played in some worldwide acclaimed albums and has a unique, unmistakable style. Wether you know the music or not, it takes a few seconds for you to know it’s him. And if it’s him, you’ll hear toms, splashes and accents where you don’t expect them to be, and a familiar groovy swing that flows throughout the song. Read more

Steve Smith – A giant on the shoulders of giants

 

 

Who is this guy?

Who is this guy?

Steve Smith has known fame and success. He has also played with the best musicians in the world. And he is one of the very few who are really concerned about gathering all the tradition of our instrument, renewing and passing it on so its evolution can go further. (more…)

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Who is this guy?

Who is this guy?

Steve Smith has known fame and success. He has also played with the best musicians in the world. And he is one of the very few who are really concerned about gathering all the tradition of our instrument, renewing and passing it on so its evolution can go further. Read more

Thomas Lang – To play the unplayed

 

 

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Thomas Lang’s ability and talent are extreme, but his major contribution to the drumming world is his will to help thousands of drummers to understand concepts and techniques that can take them to another level. And he is also one of the few elite members that has no problem with explaining all his tricks and the very same learning method he once undertook to get where he is now. (more…)

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Thomas Lang 1 - DrumsCult

 

Thomas Lang’s ability and talent are extreme, but his major contribution to the drumming world is his will to help thousands of drummers to understand concepts and techniques that can take them to another level. And he is also one of the few elite members that has no problem with explaining all his tricks and the very same learning method he once undertook to get where he is now. Read more