Drummers

According To Science, Drummers May Be The Smartest Members Of The Band

There is a common joke amongst drummers that goes " There are three kinds of drummers. Those that can count and those that can't ." But then, there is also this one: "How can you tell if the stage is level? When the drummer is drooling out of both sides of their mouth ." Ba-dum-tss. Drummers often...
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Blink-182's Travis Barker Lands Top Spot on Billboard Rock Songwriters Chart

Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker has plenty to brag about this week. That is because he recently landed himself at the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Rock Songwriters chart due in part to a healthy number of songs he has attached himself to. Barker has a total of fifteen songs with songwriting credits...
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That Time Spinal Tap Held Open Auditions For A New Drummer

Being able to audition for one of the biggest bands in the world is a huge opportunity. But if that band is Spinal Tap, and they're in need of a new drummer, it's perfectly reasonable to be a little hesitant. The band has had a long, infamous history with its drummers perishing under mysterious...
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Watch This Drummer Play on a Kit Made From Trampoline Springs

Throughout rock history, drummers have often taken their drum kits to the next level. Mötley Crüe's Tommy Lee has had his drum kit rigged up to a roller coaster. Blink-182's Travis Barker sent his kit flying on a flying saucer. Keith Moon of The Who even rigged his drums with explosives. Now the...
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Mistress Carrie Interviews Jonny & Daniel of Nothing More

Nothing More is one of the hottest rock bands out there with one of the most unique and high-energy shows around. That's why we were so excited to have Jonny Hawkins (vocals) and Daniel Oliver (bass) come in the WAAF studio and hang out with Mistress Carrie. While here, we learned of Jonny's...
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Watch This Drummer Perform a Backflip While Playing on Two Drum Sets

It takes a lot of skill to be a good drummer. You need rhythm, good hand-eye coordination, stick technique, stamina, and lots and lots of practice. And then there's Fever 333 drummer Aric Improta, who enjoys taking drumming to the next level. He can be seen spinning and standing on his stool,...
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Fred Armisen Tells Jokes Only Musicians Understand on 'CONAN'

There are plenty of stand-up specials on NETFLIX, but there is only one catered towards a specific audience... drummers. Comedian Fred Armisen recently appeared on CONAN to show off some of his jokes for drummers that really killed with about 3% of the audience. "I spend many years as a drummer,"...
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Legendary Drummer Carmine Appice Claims To Have Had As Many As 4500 Groupies

If you've been watching the HBO series Vinyl then you probably have a good idea about how drummer Carmine Appice made his way in the music business. Debauched sex and drug orgies and a little mob support were very real in the early days of his first band Vanilla Fudge . They toured with everyone...
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