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How to Lighten Your Load and Stop Your Drums from Sliding

From my experience being a semi-pro drummer, playing an assortment of odd gigs in cramped spaces, I’m always trying to lighten my load.

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar – The Making of a Number One LP – Damn

“I hadn’t even heard the third verse,” he says. “And I was in there almost every day. With Kendrick, nothing is done until it’s done. He waits until the last minute when the album has to be turned in.”


Dave Grohl Plays with Nirvana for the First Time. Check it Out

Just 16 days after joining the band, he played his first gig with them at the North Shore Surf Club in Olympia, Washington and, as the video below shows, the then-21-year-old nailed it right away. Check out footage from the history-making gig below.


Sex, Drugs and Rock n Roll – Kenny Aronoff

Aronoff is best known for his 17-year participation in John Mellencamp’s band, including his prime hit-making period of the ‘80s and ‘90s. He writes of his love/hate relationship with the prickly Indiana boy

Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ Turns 25: How Kurt Cobain and Co. Created the Album That Defined the ’90s

But in hindsight, it’s not hard to see why Nevermind and “Teen Spirit” caught hold the way they did. The polish of Butch Vig’s production deserves much of the credit for the commercial appeal of Nevermind, as does Dave Grohl’s powerful drumming