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Drum For The Song Podcast

Drum For The Song podcast - hosted by Dane Campbell (drummer of Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons and Straight Lines).An independent podcast featuring long-form conversations with semi-pro & professional drummers from around the globe and to celebrate some fantastic drummers who don't often get much limelight in drum magazines and on websites.This show is not aimed exclusively at other drummers but if you are a drummer you will probably appreciate some of the chat about drum equipment, brands etc.Please follow/subscribe to keep up to date with all future episodes. Any reviews would also be hugely appreciated.Follow the podcast @DrumForTheSong on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & TikTok and/or follow the host @Dane_Drums.Please visit the official website - www.drumforthesong.comIf you've enjoyed this content you can support the podcast by becoming a patron via Patreon for some exclusive bonus content, interaction, competitions and giveaways. Patreon tiers start from just £3GBP per month - http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/Alternatively, you can make a simple donation via Paypal - https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RMXSZGD7CTXY4Don't forget to drum for the song!Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Tracks

Phil Woods (Remo & Stagg Artist Relations) #51
Support this podcast by becoming a Patron at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesongThanks for checking out episode 51 with Phil Woods. Phil is an experienced professional in the musical instruments industry and currently works as artist relations for Remo Drumheads and Stagg cymbals in the UK for the largest independent music distributor, EMD Music.In this episode, we chat about Phil's history in the industry leading towards his current role today which includes talking to endorsed artists, customer services and sales for multiple musical instrument brands. We also touched on what it's like to organise a stand at the UK Drum Show and Phil's love of the band Rush.Phil, is a lovely, bubbly guy with a great attitude and personality and is definitely one of the best people I've dealt with in the industry. He clearly loves music and still performs himself as a guitarist and vocalist.Follow Phil Woods on Instagram at www.instagram.com/pwoods2112I hope you enjoy this free episode, please subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube, like and review where you can and share with anyone else who might be interested.If you've enjoyed any of my episodes, please consider joining my Patreon community via Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comI'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Mark Porter, John Lang, John Carley, Mike Laney, Pietro Viecelli, David Rudd, Adam Thomas, Jonny Wah Wah and Timothy Kingsbury.If you'd prefer not to commit to monthly payments you can still support the podcast by making a one-off donation via Paypal:https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RMXSZGD7CTXY4Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.facebook.com/groups/drumforthesong/Instagram:http://www.instagram.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.instagram.com/dane_drumsTwitter:http://www.twitter.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.twitter.com/dane_drumsTikTokhttp://www.tiktok.com/drumforthesongMerch:https://drumforthesong.bigcartel.com/Official website:http://www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
125:40 05/10/2023
Chris Fehn (Ex-Slipknot) #50
Support this podcast by becoming a Patron at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesongThanks for checking out episode 50 with former Slipknot percussionist, Chris Fehn, #3. Please share this with any fans of Slipknot. I am truly honoured to have had this opportunity because this is Chris' very first interview since his departure from the band in 2019. He has been a part of the metal industry for over two decades and has contributed significantly to the success and evolution of Slipknot with his incredible live performances and distinctive Pinoccio inspired mask. In this episode, we chat about his time before Slipknot and some of his career highlights, playing drums on 'These Old Boots' also featuring Mick Mars and Dee Snider, taken from my dad Phil Campbell's solo album 'Old Lions Still Roar', being blown away by Joey Jordison's drumming, playing bass guitar in the band Will Haven plus his future music plans.I hope you enjoy this free episode, please subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube, like and review where you can and share with anyone else who might be interested.If you've enjoyed any of my episodes, please consider joining my Patreon community via Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comI'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Mark Porter, John Lang, John Carley, Mike Laney, Pietro Viecelli, David Rudd, Adam Thomas, Jonny Wah Wah, Alun-Wyn Aubrey and Timothy Kingsbury.If you'd prefer not to commit to monthly payments you can still support the podcast by making a one-off donation via Paypal:https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RMXSZGD7CTXY4Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.facebook.com/groups/drumforthesong/Instagram:http://www.instagram.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.instagram.com/dane_drumsTwitter:http://www.twitter.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.twitter.com/dane_drumsTikTokhttp://www.tiktok.com/drumforthesongMerch:https://drumforthesong.bigcartel.com/Official website:http://www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
40:05 01/06/2023
Owain Wyn Evans 'The Drumming Weatherman' (BBC TV & Radio Presenter) #49
Support this podcast by becoming a Patron at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesongThanks for checking out episode 49 with welsh BBC TV and Radio presenter and 'drumming weatherman', Owain Wyn Evans.In this episode, Owain talks about his upbringing in Ammanford in south Wales and past music projects, his 'coming out' story and why he felt like he had to hide his sexuality when starting work in TV, his wild journey as a TV journalist and weather presenter to his current role as DJ on the most listened to radio station in Europe, BBC Radio 2.We also talked about drums a lot, including how Owain deciding to end one of his weather broadcasts by playing the BBC News theme on drums went viral online. We talked about Owain's Jobeky low volume/electronic hybrid drum kit and his 24 hour drumathon for BBC Children In Need where he raised over £3,000,000 for the charity!I hope you enjoy this free episode, please subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube, like and review where you can and share with anyone else who might be interested.If you've enjoyed any of my episodes, please consider joining my Patreon community via Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comI'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Mark Porter, John Lang, John Carley, Mike Laney, Pietro Viecelli, David Rudd, Adam Thomas and Jonny Wah Wah.If you'd prefer not to commit to monthly payments you can still support the podcast by making a one-off donation via Paypal:https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RMXSZGD7CTXY4Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.facebook.com/groups/drumforthesong/Instagram:http://www.instagram.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.instagram.com/dane_drumsTwitter:http://www.twitter.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.twitter.com/dane_drumsTikTokhttp://www.tiktok.com/drumforthesongMerch:https://drumforthesong.bigcartel.com/Official website:http://www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
61:41 04/05/2023
Rich Knox (Danko Jones / FitDrummers) #48
Support this podcast by becoming a Patron at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesongThanks for checking out episode 48 with Danko Jones drummer, Rich Knox.In this episode, Rich has some great tips on how to improve the health of your body and mind, especially for touring musicians. He has recently started up a program and app called FitDrummers which offers an 8 week one-one-one coaching program with the goal being to achieve optimal health for a drummer. Find out more at - https://www.performershealth.com/We also chatted about his time being the seventh drummer in Danko Jones and his recent UK tour supporting Black Stone Cherry and The Darkness and why he only uses a three piece drum kit (bass drum, snare and floor tom).I hope you enjoy this free episode, please subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube, like and review where you can and share with anyone else who might be interested.If you've enjoyed any of my episodes, please consider joining my Patreon community via Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comI'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Mark Porter, John Lang, John Carley, Mike Laney, Pietro Viecelli, David Rudd, Adam Thomas and Jonny Wah Wah.If you'd prefer not to commit to monthly payments you can still support the podcast by making a one-off donation via Paypal:https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RMXSZGD7CTXY4Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.facebook.com/groups/drumforthesong/Instagram:http://www.instagram.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.instagram.com/dane_drumsTwitter:http://www.twitter.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.twitter.com/dane_drumsTikTokhttp://www.tiktok.com/drumforthesongMerch:https://drumforthesong.bigcartel.com/Official website:http://www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
72:19 06/04/2023
Jeremy Colson (Steve Vai / Sebastian Bach) #47
Support this podcast by becoming a Patron at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesongThanks for checking out episode 47 with Steve Vai & Sebastian Bach drummer, Jeremy Colson.In this episode, Jeremy has some fascinating insights on being a session musician and how playing for the song in an instrumental band is differentto a much more common rock band situation containing vocals.He also talks about some of the techniques he's implied over the years which include using a double butt ended stick for his snare hand to achieve a fatter, more consistent rim shot and despite playing in some irregular time signatures with Steve Vai, he always tries to make it sound as straight as possible.I hope you enjoy this free episode, please subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube, like and review where you can and share with anyone else who might be interested.If you've enjoyed any of my episodes, please consider joining my Patreon community via Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comI'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Mark Porter, John Lang, John Carley, Mike Laney, Pietro Viecelli, David Rudd, Adam Thomas and Jonny Wah Wah.If you'd prefer not to commit to monthly payments you can still support the podcast by making a one-off donation via Paypal:https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RMXSZGD7CTXY4Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.facebook.com/groups/drumforthesong/Instagram:http://www.instagram.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.instagram.com/dane_drumsTwitter:http://www.twitter.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.twitter.com/dane_drumsTikTokhttp://www.tiktok.com/drumforthesongMerch:https://drumforthesong.bigcartel.com/Official website:http://www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
89:36 03/03/2023
Jason Bowld (Bullet For My Valentine / ex- Pitchshifter / Axewound) #46
Support this podcast by becoming a Patron at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesongThanks for checking out episode 46 with Bullet For My Valentine drummer, Jason Bowld.In this episode, Jason and I chat about his career history which consists of a large variety of session work, touring and remote recording for artists, TV and video games. Having performed as a session musician and as a full band member from small venues to stadium sized venues, Jason is full of experience and advice. Find out more about Jason on his official website here -http://www.jasonbowld.com/Learn more about Bullet For My Valentine here -https://bulletformyvalentine.com/I hope you enjoy this free episode, please subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube, like and review where you can and share with anyone else who might be interested.If you've enjoyed any of my episodes, please consider joining my Patreon community via Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comI'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Mark Porter, John Lang, John Carley, Mike Laney, Pietro Viecelli, David Rudd, Adam Thomas and Jonny Wah Wah.If you'd prefer not to commit to monthly payments you can still support the podcast by making a one-off donation via Paypal:https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RMXSZGD7CTXY4Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.facebook.com/groups/drumforthesong/Instagram:http://www.instagram.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.instagram.com/dane_drumsTwitter:http://www.twitter.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.twitter.com/dane_drumsTikTokhttp://www.tiktok.com/drumforthesongMerch:https://drumforthesong.bigcartel.com/Official website:http://www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
40:15 03/02/2023
Johnny Dee (Doro, Tyketto, Britny Fox) #45
Support this podcast by becoming a Patron at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesongThanks for checking out episode 45 with Johnny Dee who is been drummer for German heavy metal Queen Doro for 30 years, and has been newly recruited as Tyketto's drummer and occasionally performs with his late 80's glam metal band Britny Fox.In this episode, Johnny and I chat about his career history including the aforementioned projects plus a short period playing drums with Pete Way and Paul Chapman in Waysted and more. He describes some of his career highlights including touring with Doro supporting Motorhead and tells a hilarious story about a prank he pulled during one of Mikkey Dee's famous drum solos.Find out more about Johnny on his official website here -http://www.johnnydee.com/I hope you enjoy this free episode, please subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube, like and review where you can and share with anyone else who might be interested.If you've enjoyed any of my episodes, please consider joining my Patreon community via Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comI'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Mark Porter, John Lang, John Carley, Mike Laney, Pietro Viecelli, David Rudd, Lee Evans and Adam Thomas.If you'd prefer not to commit to monthly payments you can still support me and the podcast by making a donation via Paypal:https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RMXSZGD7CTXY4Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.facebook.com/groups/drumforthesong/Instagram:http://www.instagram.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.instagram.com/dane_drumsTwitter:http://www.twitter.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.twitter.com/dane_drumsTikTokhttp://www.tiktok.com/drumforthesongMerch:https://drumforthesong.bigcartel.com/Official website:http://www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
102:12 06/01/2023
Martin Potts (UK Artist Relations - Paiste, Vic Firth & Mapex) #44
Thanks for checking out episode 44 with Martin Potts who works for the distributor KORG UK in a role as UK Artist Relations for Paiste, Vic Firth & Mapex drums but also has control of the marketing for Mapex in the UK.In this episode, Martin and I chat about his history of playing drums which included him reaching grade 8 at a young age, but sadly due to problems with arthritis couldn't persue much in his playing career. So we naturally discussed his journey of working within the musical instruments industry and how he started working in a drum shop and has worked his way up in the world of musical instrument distribution within multiple companies to where he is today and how the industry has changed over the years.We also discussed some interesting topics such as artist endorsements and what Artist Relations at drum companies look for in new artists and how artists should initially approach them with regards to applications etc. Martin also talked about how he organises the marketing side of things for Mapex including social media content and how difficult it can be to get it right. Overall, a really interesting conversation from another side of the drum world that doesn't often get covered on this show.I hope you enjoy this free episode, please subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube, like and review where you can and share with anyone else who might be interested.If you've enjoyed any of my episodes, please consider joining my Patreon community via Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comI'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Mark Porter, John Lang, John Carley, Mike Laney, Pietro Viecelli, David Rudd, Lee Evans and Adam Thomas.You can also still support me and the podcast by making a donation via Paypal:https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RMXSZGD7CTXY4Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.facebook.com/groups/drumforthesong/Instagram:http://www.instagram.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.instagram.com/dane_drumsTwitter:http://www.twitter.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.twitter.com/dane_drumsTikTokhttp://www.tiktok.com/drumforthesongMerch:https://drumforthesong.bigcartel.com/Official website:http://www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
122:11 02/12/2022
Adam Roberts (Cardinal Black) #43
Thanks for checking out episode 43 of Drum For The Song podcast featuring Cardinal Black groove machine Adam Roberts.In this episode, Adam and I have a long in-depth chat about his relationship with the drums strongly influenced by his father who is also a drummer plus the complicated history of his band Cardinal Black featuring 'best new guitarist in the world' Chris Buck, super smoothe soulful vocalist Tom Hollister and funky bassist Sam Williams and explains why the band say that they the "the oldest new band in the world" and how they were discovered by managed by ex-Guns N' Roses manager Alan Niven before the band decided to go their separate ways around ten years ago.Adam talks about how the band recently reformed and talks about the making of their stunning new album 'January Came Close' which was released on October 28th 2022 and is a must listen for anyone who appreciates good music. We also talk about the Cardinal Black's relatively quick rise to fame including sold out headline shows and many support tours already including Myles Kennedy, The Struts and upcoming shows with the legendary Peter Frampton!We also chatted about Adam's beautiful vintage Ludwig Vistalite drums (owned by his father), Zildjian cymbals and Promark drumsticks, his influences, meeting Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, getting his personal Instagram account hacked and much more. Visit https://www.thecardinalblack.com/ for more information about Cardinal Black.If you've enjoyed any of my episodes, please consider joining my Patreon community via Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comI'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Mark Porter, John Lang, John Carley, Mike Laney, Pietro Viecelli & Lee Evans.Paypal donation:https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RMXSZGD7CTXY4Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.facebook.com/groups/drumforthesong/Instagram:http://www.instagram.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.instagram.com/dane_drumsTwitter:http://www.twitter.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.twitter.com/dane_drumsTikTokhttp://www.tiktok.com/drumforthesongMerch:https://drumforthesong.bigcartel.com/Official website:http://www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
161:45 04/11/2022
Anika Nilles (Jeff Beck / Nevell) #42
Thanks for checking out episode 42 of Drum For The Song podcast featuring the insanely talented Anika Nilles who has taken the drum community by storm over the past decade after being 'discovered' on YouTube, within a few years being the cover artist for Modern Drummer Magazine and most recently touring as the drummer for none other than the guitar legend himself, Jeff Beck!In this episode, Anika and I have a great chat about her history with the drums and how she was encouraged to play by her parents at 6 years old and how she got the recent gig with Jeff Beck and what it was like touring with him and Johnny Depp across the UK and Europe and how she had to play most of the tour with an injured right foot which led to her having to learn the set by using just her left foot for the bass drum. She also has some great advice for drummers who would like to get more comfortable with odd time signatures and reveals some of her favourite musicians and inspirations.Visit https://www.anikanilles.com/ for more information about Anika.https://www.facebook.com/AnikaNilles/http://www.instagram.com/anika.nillesPlease subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube.If you've enjoyed any of my episodes, please consider joining my Patreon community via Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comI'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Mark Porter, John Lang, Mark Porter, John Carley, Mike Laney & Pietro Viecelli.You can also donate to this totally independant podcast by making a donation via Paypal:https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RMXSZGD7CTXY4Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.facebook.com/groups/drumforthesong/Instagram:http://www.instagram.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.instagram.com/dane_drumsTwitter:http://www.twitter.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.twitter.com/dane_drumsTikTokhttp://www.tiktok.com/drumforthesongMerch:https://drumforthesong.bigcartel.com/Official website:http://www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
64:24 06/10/2022
Darby Todd (Freelance - Devin Townsend / Martin Barre) #41
Thanks for checking out episode 41 of Drum For The Song podcast featuring the stupidly talented Darby Todd who likes to refer to himself as a freelance drummer and has been recently sitting behind the kit for Devin Townsend and Martin Barre (ex- Jethro Tull).In this episode, Darby and I have a good chat about his recent experiences on the road with Devin Townsend and how he landed the job in the first place. We also talk about how to prepare for an audition and why transcribing all of the parts can be a useful tool for memorization. We also talk about Darby's drum equipment including his Zildjian cymbals and how he's very recently moved to playing British Drum Company drums.Visit https://www.darbytodd.com for more information on everything that Darby does.I hope you enjoy this free episode, please subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube, like and review where you can and share with anyone else who might be interested.If you've enjoyed any of my episodes, please consider joining my Patreon community via Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comI'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Mark Porter, John Lang, Mark Porter, John Carley, Mike Laney & Pietro Viecelli.If you'd prefer not to commit to monthly payments you can still support me and the podcast by making a donation via Paypal:https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RMXSZGD7CTXY4Any donations, no matter how big or small will be massively appreciated and will help me to continue making these podcasts during these tough times.Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.facebook.com/groups/drumforthesong/Instagram:http://www.instagram.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.instagram.com/dane_drumsTwitter:http://www.twitter.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.twitter.com/dane_drumsTikTokhttp://www.tiktok.com/drumforthesongMerch:https://drumforthesong.bigcartel.com/Official website:http://www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
81:40 01/09/2022
Emily Dolan Davies (The Voice Kids UK / Kim Wilde) #40
Become a Patron of this show by joining the Patreon family at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/Thanks for checking out episode 40 of Drum For The Song podcast featuring the amazing Emily Dolan Davies who is the current drummer in the house band for The Voice Kids UK. She also plays drums for Kim Wilde and was the drummer in UK rock band The Darkness a few years ago. You might also recognise her from the Netflix documentary 'Count Me In'.In this episode, Emily and I have a great chat about how she originally got into playing the drums, her influences and how she became professional. We talked about her home recording studio where she offers bespoke drum recording, her podcast series called 'A Drummers Guide to' where Emily talks in detail about certain areas of the industry that are difficult to learn about. Emily is really busy drummer and uses social media heavily as a promotional tool so we also talked about that. Learn more about Emily at https://www.emilydolandavies.com/ I hope you enjoy this free episode, please subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube, like and review where you can and share with anyone else who might be interested.If you've enjoyed any of my episodes, please consider joining my Patreon community via Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comI'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Mark Porter, John Lang, Mark Porter, John Carley, Mike Laney & Pietro Viecelli.If you'd prefer not to commit to monthly payments you can still support me and the podcast by making a donation via Paypal:https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RMXSZGD7CTXY4Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.facebook.com/groups/drumforthesong/Instagram:http://www.instagram.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.instagram.com/dane_drumsTwitter:http://www.twitter.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.twitter.com/dane_drumsTikTokhttp://www.tiktok.com/drumforthesongMerch:https://drumforthesong.bigcartel.com/Official website:http://www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
63:10 04/08/2022
Mike Johnston (Online Educator at mikeslessons.com) #39
Become a Patron of this show at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesongThanks for checking out episode 39 of Drum For The Song podcast featuring educator, clinician, public speaker and podcaster Mike Johnston!In this episode, Mike and I have a great chat about his current drumming career which consists of running his drum education website mikeslessons.com, creating content for social media and his YouTube channel, hosting drum camps, playing drum clinics and festivals all over the world and co-hosting his amazing podcast with Busted drummer Eddy Thrower called 'Drum With Mike And Eddy.' Mike is full of wisdom from all areas of the drumming industry having initially been a touring drummer in a signed Nu Metal band called Simon Says and is very knowledgeable about the drum manufacturing industry having his own signature models with Vic Firth, Gretsch drums and Meinl cymbals.Mike was one of THE FIRST educators who uploaded drum lessons to YouTube and his website is now considered to be the go to place for online lessons. You can subscribe to his website and receive 1 week's free trial here - https://www.mikeslessons.com/Also, I'd like to thank Dan and Marie from http://www.drumazon.com for the introduction to Mike. I hope you enjoy this free episode, please subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube, like and review where you can and share with anyone else who might be interested.If you've enjoyed any of my episodes, please consider joining my Patreon community via Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comI'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Jari Väisänen, Mark Porter, John Lang, Mark Porter, John Carley & Mike Laney.If you'd prefer not to commit to monthly payments you can still support me and the podcast by making a donation via Paypal:https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RMXSZGD7CTXY4Any donations, no matter how big or small will be massively appreciated and will help me to continue making these podcasts during these tough times.Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.facebook.com/groups/drumforthesong/Instagram:http://www.instagram.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.instagram.com/dane_drumsTwitter:http://www.twitter.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.twitter.com/dane_drumsTikTokhttp://www.tiktok.com/drumforthesongMerch:https://drumforthesong.bigcartel.com/Official website:http://www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
61:15 30/06/2022
Robb Reiner (Anvil) #38
Become a Patron of this podcast - http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesongThanks for checking out episode 38 of Drum For The Song podcast featuring Robb Reiner from Canadian metal pioneers, Anvil.In this episode, Robbo and I have a great chat about the history of Anvil and how the making of the blockbuster movie 'Anvil The Story Of Anvil' came about and how it changed their career for the good. We also talked about drums and endorsements, Robb's vast collection of vintage metal snare drums and his use of traditional grip. Anvil's critically acclaimed new album 'Impact Is Imminent' is out now and the band is also touring this year. Head to http://my.tbaytel.net/tgallo/anvil/ for more details about everything Anvil.I hope you enjoy this free episode, please subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube, like and review where you can and share with anyone else who might be interested.If you've enjoyed any of my episodes, please consider joining my Patreon community via Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comI'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Jari Väisänen, Mark Porter, John Lang, Mark Porter & John Carley.If you'd prefer not to commit to monthly payments you can still support me and the podcast by making a donation via Paypal:https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RMXSZGD7CTXY4Any donations, no matter how big or small will be massively appreciated and will help me to continue making these podcasts during these tough times.Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.facebook.com/groups/drumforthesong/Instagram:http://www.instagram.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.instagram.com/dane_drumsTwitter:http://www.twitter.com/drumforthesonghttp://www.twitter.com/dane_drumsTikTokhttp://www.tiktok.com/drumforthesongMerch:https://drumforthesong.bigcartel.com/Official website:http://www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
97:30 02/06/2022
Taylor Hawkins Tribute Episode
Thanks for checking out this special tribute episode of Drum For The Song podcast, dedicated to Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters who sadly passed away on March 25th 2022. Taylor Hawkins has consistently been one of my biggest influences when it comes to rock drumming and playing for the song.This episode features some specially recorded video and audio clips from some past guests of the show, friends of mine and some future guests of the show. I asked for contributions about what Taylor Hawkins and his music meant to people. This episodes guests in order of appearance are -Mike Terrana (ex- Yngwie Malmsteen, Alex Rudi Pell, Rage, Tony MacAlpine)Ryan Richards (Funeral For A Friend)Emily Dolan Davies (ITV's The Voice Kids)Frank Fontsere (ex- Fozzy, Stuck Mojo)Adam Parsons (Artist Manager at Siren, Drum Collector)Ritch Battersby (The Wildhearts, Grand Theft Audio)Ryan Smith (The Outlaw Orchestra)Chris Allen (UK Session drummer)Rogerio De Zouza (Motorhead stage manager)Spike T Smith (Memoriam, Ex-Morrissey, The Damned)Wyatt Wendels (Planet Rock DJ, Black Spiders)Adam Breeze (Wargasm UK)Adam Breeze also kindly sent me a clip of a tribute performance he made for his social media pages.I hope you enjoy this free episode, please subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube, like and review where you can and share with anyone else who might be interested.If you've enjoyed any of my episodes, please consider joining my Patreon community via Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comI'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Jari Väisänen, Mark Porter, John Lang, Mark Porter, John Carley & David Rudd.If you'd prefer not to commit to monthly payments you can still support the making of this podcast by donating via Paypal:https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RMXSZGD7CTXY4Facebook:www.facebook.com/drumforthesongwww.facebook.com/groups/drumforthesong/Instagram:www.instagram.com/drumforthesongwww.instagram.com/dane_drumsTwitter:www.twitter.com/drumforthesongwww.twitter.com/dane_drumsTikTokwww.tiktok.com/drumforthesongMerch:https://drumforthesong.bigcartel.com/Official website:www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
34:18 19/05/2022
Denise Dufort (Girlschool) #37
Thanks for checking out episode 37 of Drum For The Song podcast featuring Denise Dufort from British female rock veterans, Girlschool.In this episode, we have lots of laughs and we talk about the history of Girlschool including their introduction and collaboration with Motorhead including the recording of the HeadGirl EP 'St Valentine's Day Massacre' where Girlschool and Motorhead recorded cover versions of each others songs. Denise explains that she had to record the drums for both bands because Motorhead drummer Philthy 'Animal' Taylor had broken his neck.We also talked about playing shows with Saxon, Uriah Heep and Diamond Head after the pandemic and future plans for the band including upcoming tours with Alcatrazz in Europe and a new album. We also talked about Denise's favourite drum brands and past endorsements and find out that Denise never uses her own equipment anymore.I hope you enjoy this free episode, please subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube, like and review where you can and share with anyone else who might be interested.If you've enjoyed any of my episodes, please consider joining my Patreon community via Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comI'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Jari Väisänen, Mark Porter, John Lang, Mark Porter & John Carley.If you'd prefer not to commit to monthly payments you can still support me and the podcast by making a donation via Paypal:https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RMXSZGD7CTXY4Any donations, no matter how big or small will be massively appreciated and will help me to continue making these podcasts during these tough times.Facebook:www.facebook.com/drumforthesongwww.facebook.com/groups/drumforthesong/Instagram:www.instagram.com/drumforthesongwww.instagram.com/dane_drumsTwitter:www.twitter.com/drumforthesongwww.twitter.com/dane_drumsTikTokwww.tiktok.com/drumforthesongMerch:https://drumforthesong.bigcartel.com/Official website:www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
59:25 05/05/2022
Ryan Smith (The Outlaw Orchestra) #36
Thanks for checking out episode 36 of Drum For The Song podcast featuring Ryan Smith from English western/country/rock band The Outlaw Orchestra who were chosen as a support act for my band Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons for a few shows in November 2021.In this episode, Ryan talks about his history as a drummer, the story of The Outlaw Orchestra so far and he also tells a very sad story about losing both of his parents which has led him to dealing with depression and how music and drumming often acts as some sort of therapy for it. He also goes into detail about the makes and models of his drum equipment and is very enthusiastic about why he made particular choices with his gear and why more volume isn't always better. Ryan is proudly endorsed by Q Drums, Diril Cymbals, The London Drumstick Company, Code Drum Heads and Cympad.Find out more about The Outlaw Orchestra - https://www.theoutlaworchestra.com/I hope you enjoy this free episode, please subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube, like and review where you can and share with anyone else who might be interested.If you've enjoyed any of my episodes, please consider joining my Patreon community via Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comI'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Jari Väisänen, Paul Hutchings, Mark Porter, John Lang, Mark Porter & John Carley.If you'd prefer not to commit to monthly payments you can still support me and the podcast by making a donation via Paypal:https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RMXSZGD7CTXY4Any donations, no matter how big or small will be massively appreciated and will help me to continue making these podcasts during these tough times.Facebook:www.facebook.com/drumforthesongwww.facebook.com/groups/drumforthesong/Instagram:www.instagram.com/drumforthesongwww.instagram.com/dane_drumsTwitter:www.twitter.com/drumforthesongwww.twitter.com/dane_drumsTikTokwww.tiktok.com/drumforthesongMerch:https://drumforthesong.bigcartel.com/Official website:www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
107:47 31/03/2022
Frank Fontsere (Ex- Fozzy, Stuck Mojo) #35
Thanks for checking out episode 35 of Drum For The Song podcast featuring Frank Fontsere, former drummer of Fozzy and Stuck Mojo.In this episode, Frank explained why he decided to leave Fozzy and focus on family life at home and start a career in art. We also talked about what it was like being in a band with pro wrestler Chris Jericho including some of the highlights like travelling on a private jet! Frank also explained how he was unhappy being asked to perform live using Roland V-drums for his final tours with Fozzy in 2021 and how he much prefers playing on acoustic drums and cymbals, who doesn't though, right?Interestingly, Frank has opted to fund the start of his art career by setting up a GoFundMe page with a target of $6000 to cover his bills while he embarks on his new projects. If you'd like to donate to this you can head over to -https://www.gofundme.com/f/rxtmn-help-frank-start-over?Frank's official website for his artwork - https://frankfontsereart.com/If you've enjoyed any of my episodes, please consider joining my Patreon community via Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comI'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Jari Väisänen, Paul Hutchings, Mark Porter, John Lang, Mark Porter & John Carley.Ssupport me and the podcast by making a donation via Paypal:https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RMXSZGD7CTXY4Facebook:www.facebook.com/drumforthesongwww.facebook.com/groups/drumforthesong/Instagram:www.instagram.com/drumforthesongwww.instagram.com/dane_drumsTwitter:www.twitter.com/drumforthesongTikTokwww.tiktok.com/drumforthesongMerch:https://drumforthesong.bigcartel.com/Official website:www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
79:58 04/03/2022
Gareth 'Snoz' Lawrence (Valhalla Awaits / The Blackout) #34
Thanks for checking out episode 34 of Drum For The Song podcast featuring Gareth 'Snoz' Lawrence, drummer of upcoming Welsh rockers Valhalla Awaits and previously drummer for The Blackout.In this episode, we talked about many of Gareth's experiences on tour with The Blackout who toured with huge bands such as Metallica, Linkin Park, Limp Bizkit and Blink 182. He tells many great stories about meeting some of his heroes like James Hetfield on tour in Australia, fowling Liverpool FC legend Ian Rush in a charity football match, getting to soundcheck Limp Bizkit drummer John Otto's drum kit, braking his collar bone trying to race a cheetah at Bristol Zoo, raising money for a Blackout album via Pledge Music and why he loves Michael Jackson. We also talked about his new band Valhalla Awaits, their excellent new single 'Skin And Bone' and forthcoming EP.I hope you enjoy this free episode, please subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube, like and review where you can and share with anyone else who might be interested.If you've enjoyed any of my episodes, please consider joining my Patreon community via Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comI'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Jari Väisänen, Paul Hutchings, Mark Porter, John Lang, Andrew Mansell, Mark Porter & John Carley.If you'd prefer not to commit to monthly payments you can still support me and the podcast by making a donation via Paypal:https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RMXSZGD7CTXY4Any donations, no matter how big or small will be massively appreciated and will help me to continue making these podcasts during these tough times.Facebook:www.facebook.com/drumforthesongwww.facebook.com/groups/drumforthesong/Instagram:www.instagram.com/drumforthesongwww.instagram.com/dane_drumsTwitter:www.twitter.com/drumforthesongwww.twitter.com/dane_drumsTikTokwww.tiktok.com/drumforthesongMerch:https://drumforthesong.bigcartel.com/Official website:www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
116:38 04/02/2022
Zac Morris (Ugly Kid Joe) #33
Thanks for checking out episode 33 of Drum For The Song podcast featuring the amazing Zac Morris of Ugly Kid Joe.In this episode, we talked about Zac's musical education and how he originally joined Ugly Kid Joe, keeping creative on the drum kit and why it's important. Zac also disclosed details about his diabetes and his battles with addiction and having to go into rehab. We also talk about his time in Ugly Kid Joe and about the big personalities in the band, some of the biggest shows they've ever played including Polish Woodstock and opening up for Judas Priest.I hope you enjoy this free episode, please subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube, like and review where you can and share with anyone else who might be interested.If you've enjoyed any of my episodes, please consider joining my Patreon community via Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comI'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Jari Väisänen, Paul Hutchings, Mark Porter, John Lang, Andrew Mansell & Mark Porter.If you'd prefer not to commit to monthly payments you can still support me and the podcast by making a donation via Paypal:https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RMXSZGD7CTXY4Any donations, no matter how big or small will be massively appreciated and will help me to continue making these podcasts during these tough times.Facebook:www.facebook.com/drumforthesongwww.facebook.com/groups/drumforthesong/Instagram:www.instagram.com/drumforthesongwww.instagram.com/dane_drumsTwitter:www.twitter.com/drumforthesongwww.twitter.com/dane_drumsTikTokwww.tiktok.com/drumforthesongMerch:https://drumforthesong.bigcartel.com/Official website:www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
95:16 07/01/2022
Slim Jim Phantom (Stray Cats / HeadCat) #32
Join the Patreon family for bonus content, discounts and more - www.patreon.com/drumforthesongEpisode 32 of Drum For The Song podcast featuring Slim Jim Phantom of Stray Cats and HeadCat.In this episode we talk about the origins of the Stray Cats, with himself (drums), Brian Setzer (guitar and vocals) and Lee Rocker (upbright double bass) forming in high school and mastering their craft playing 5 nights a week in their home of Long Island, migrating over to England and eventually becoming part of the London scene, playing shows and getting noticed which resulted in getting signed and having Dave Edmunds record their debut album!We also talked a lot about his great friendship with Lemmy Kilmister of Motorhead who he also had a rockabilly side project band with called HeadCat with Danny B. Harvey. He describes how the band ended up forming after a recording an Elvis Presley track for a tribute album. He also explains how he and Lemmy became neighbours which helped their friendship grow over the years and how he was with Lemmy when he sadly passed away on 28th December 2015 at the age of 70.We also talked about Jim's favourite rockabilly drummers, living with actual cats, his favourite and most memorable moments with Lemmy, his drum endorsements Gretsch, Zildjian, Vic Firth, blues shuffle stick techniques, his upcoming rockabilly documentary and more.Please subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube, like and review where you can and share with anyone else who might be interested.If you've enjoyed any of my episodes, please consider joining my Patreon community via Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comI'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Jari Väisänen, Paul Hutchings, Mark Porter, John Lang, Andrew Mansell & Mark Porter.You can also support myself and the podcast by making a donation via Paypal:https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RMXSZGD7CTXY4Facebook:www.facebook.com/drumforthesongInstagram:www.instagram.com/drumforthesongTwitter:www.twitter.com/drumforthesongYouTube:www.youtube.com/channel/UCYC9-5tKYIdBSTB0mwVesegwww.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
54:51 03/12/2021
Dirk Verbeuren (Megadeth, ex- Soilwork) #31
Thanks for checking out episode 31 of Drum For The Song podcast featuring Dirk Verbeuren of Megadeth and formerly of Soilwork.In this amazing episode, we talk about Dirk's upbringing in Belgium and how his parents encouraged and supported his path into music, his early influences, listening to hip hop, skateboarding, going to music school in France whilst discovering heavier forms of metal from other students around the world. We also talk about Dirk's healthy lifestyle and how he keeps himself fit, doesn't smoke, do drugs or drink and follows a plant-based diet. We talk about the various extreme forms of metal that Dirk plays in other projects. We also talk about blast beats and Dirk's own variation of it called The Dirk Blast. We talk about his time in Soilwork and Dirk explains how he originally got the call from Dave Mustaine about auditioning for the Megadeth and what it's been like being the drummer of Megadeth so far.Unfortunately, Dirk's sound quality isn't as great as normal, we didn't seem to have the best audio signal but I've tried my best to clean it up. I promise you it is definitely worth bearing with because otherwise it was such a fantastic interview.I hope you enjoy this free episode, please subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube, like and review where you can and share with anyone else who might be interested.Please consider joining my Patreon community via Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comI'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Jari Väisänen, Paul Hutchings, Mark Porter, John Lang, Andrew Mansell & Mark Porter.If you'd prefer not to commit to monthly payments you can still support me and the podcast by making a donation via Paypal:https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RMXSZGD7CTXY4Facebook:www.facebook.com/drumforthesongwww.facebook.com/groups/drumforthesong/Instagram:www.instagram.com/drumforthesongwww.instagram.com/dane_drumsTwitter:www.twitter.com/drumforthesongwww.twitter.com/dane_drumsTikTokwww.tiktok.com/drumforthesongYouTube:www.youtube.com/channel/UCYC9-5tKYIdBSTB0mwVesegMerch:https://drumforthesong.bigcartel.com/Official website:www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
131:59 05/11/2021
Spike T Smith (Memoriam, ex-Morrissey, The Damned, Killing Joke, New York Dolls & more) #30
Become a Patron at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong to support the podcast and to receive exclusve content like bonus episodes and more.Thanks for checking out episode 30 of Drum For The Song podcast featuring Spike T Smith who currently plays with british old school death metal band Memoriam but has also played drums for a variety of big names including Morrissey, The Damned, Killing Joke and New York Dolls just to name a few.In this episode, we talk about Spike's upbringing in North Wales and how he discovered his love for the drums, his impressive career including stories of his favourite memories over the years and how he ended working with such a variety of bands and artists. He also explains how he recently joined Memoriam and how recording an album with them really forced him to improve certain areas of his drumming skills like his double kick playing, performing at Bloodstock Festival in 2021 after the pandemic, his years of teaching drums, the D-Beat, his mum going to the same school as Motorhead founder Lemmy Kilmister and much more!I hope you enjoy this free episode, please subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube, like and review where you can and share with anyone else who might be interested.If you've enjoyed any of my episodes, please consider joining my Patreon community via Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comI'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Jari Väisänen, Paul Hutchings, Mark Porter, John Lang & Andrew Mansell. If you'd prefer not to commit to monthly payments you can still support me and the podcast by making a donation via Paypal:https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RMXSZGD7CTXY4Any donations, no matter how big or small will be massively appreciated and will help me to continue making these podcasts during these tough times.Facebook:www.facebook.com/drumforthesongwww.facebook.com/groups/drumforthesong/Instagram:www.instagram.com/drumforthesongwww.instagram.com/dane_drumsTwitter:www.twitter.com/drumforthesongwww.twitter.com/dane_drumsTikTokwww.tiktok.com/drumforthesongYouTube:www.youtube.com/channel/UCYC9-5tKYIdBSTB0mwVesegMerch:https://drumforthesong.bigcartel.com/Official website:www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
151:19 07/10/2021
Ritch Battersby (The Wildhearts, Grand Theft Audio) #29
If you've enjoyed any of my episodes, please consider joining my Patreon community via Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comThanks for checking out episode 29 of Drum For The Song podcast featuring Ritch Battersby, drummer of The Wildhearts.In this episode, we delve into Ritch's history with the drums and how his early discovery and love of punk rock music led to him becomin obsessed with the drum kit and who his favourite drummers are and were. We talked about the making of the brilliant new chart topping album from The Wildhearts called '21st Century Love Songs' and how the writing process was much different because of the pandemic and lockdowns. This freedom allowed for Ritch to give more thought to his drum parts which has clearly resulted in some very interesting and creative beats. Listen to this conversation to learn about how a serious Covid related scare almost prevented the band's September 2021 tour from happening and how the band are trying to keep a strict bubble on the road which means they're unable to see guests and family members. Learn more about all the different kits Ritch has played over the years and find out which brand of cymbals he's used since the very beginning. Listen to find out why he's never enjoyed the music of rock legends and pioneers Led Zeppelin, his favourite songs to perform live, his experiences with in ear monitors, recording with click tracks and why he wants to record the next album without one and much more.I hope you enjoy this free episode, please subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube, like and review where you can and share with anyone else who might be interested.I'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Jari Väisänen, Paul Hutchings, Mark Porter, John Lang & Andrew Mansell. If you'd prefer not to commit to monthly payments you can still support me and the podcast by making a donation via Paypal:https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RMXSZGD7CTXY4Any donations, no matter how big or small will be massively appreciated and will help me to continue making these podcasts during these tough times.Facebook:www.facebook.com/drumforthesongwww.facebook.com/groups/drumforthesong/Instagram:www.instagram.com/drumforthesongwww.instagram.com/dane_drumsTwitter:www.twitter.com/drumforthesongwww.twitter.com/dane_drumsTikTokwww.tiktok.com/drumforthesongYouTube:www.youtube.com/channel/UCYC9-5tKYIdBSTB0mwVesegMerch:https://drumforthesong.bigcartel.com/Official website:www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
103:06 23/09/2021
Alex Thistlethwaite (Massive Wagons) #28
If you've enjoyed any of my episodes, please consider joining my Patreon community via Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comThanks for checking out episode 28 of Drum For The Song podcast featuring Alex Thistlethwaite, drummer of british New Wave Of Classic Rock band Massive Wagons.In this episode, Alex and I really got to know each other more and talked about what it's like being in a seemingly successful band whilst working a normal job, the music of Massive Wagons including their latest album House Of Noise, reaching number 8 in the UK album charts, signing with Earache Records, his favourite curry, touring with Massive Wagons, his custom drum kit from Japapeno and other equipment, playing live to a click track, being in a band with his brother Adam, the new Wagons World fanclub via Patreon, touring in arenas with Lynyrd Skynyrd, upcoming tour plans, fighting gerbils and bears and of course his dream band!Head to https://www.massivewagons.com/ to find out more!I hope you enjoy this free episode, please subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube, like and review where you can and share with anyone else who might be interested.I'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Jari Väisänen, Paul Hutchings, Mark Porter, John Lang & Andrew Mansell. If you'd prefer not to commit to monthly payments you can still support me and the podcast by making a donation via Paypal at:https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RMXSZGD7CTXY4Any donations, no matter how big or small will be massively appreciated and will help me to continue making these podcasts during these tough times.Facebook:www.facebook.com/drumforthesongwww.facebook.com/groups/drumforthesong/Instagram:www.instagram.com/drumforthesongwww.instagram.com/dane_drumsTwitter:www.twitter.com/drumforthesongwww.twitter.com/dane_drumsTikTokwww.tiktok.com/drumforthesongYouTube:www.youtube.com/channel/UCYC9-5tKYIdBSTB0mwVesegMerch:https://drumforthesong.bigcartel.com/Official website:www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
105:37 09/09/2021
Brian Tichy (Ex- Whitesnake, Ozzy Osbourne, Billy Idol, Foreigner, The Dead Daisies, Seether, Lynch Mob & more) #27
Become a Patron via Patreon http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comThanks for checking out episode 27 of Drum For The Song podcast featuring the brilliant Brian Tichy. If you're a fan of rock music, Brian Tichy shouldn't need much of an introduction having played behind the kit for a ridiculous list of huge bands and artists including Whitesnake, Ozzy Osbourne, Billy Idol, Steven Tyler, Foreigner, The Dead Daisies, Seether, Lynch Mob, Velvet Revolver, Pride & Glory, Glenn Hughes, Slash's Snakepit, Derek Sherinian, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Vinnie Moore, Stevie Salas, B'z and more! In this episode, Brian shows his amazing enthusiasm for music and drumming including recording and engineering from his home studio with Pro Tools, what his only rule of drumming is and how he decided he wanted to play drums when he was young. Listen to discover some of the recordings he's most proud of and why, how he approaoches learning and performing other drummer's drum parts, why he doesn't care if records are recorded to a click or not but why it's important to practice to one, what it was like supporting Rush in huge arenas when he was younger, touring with Zakk Wylde and Slash and playing Donington two years in a row, his current drum gear, his 'Breaking Down Bonham' project, being the house drummer for the legendary 'Marshall 50 Years Of Loud' anniversary concert and much more. This episode is simply a MUST LISTEN for any budding rock drummers out there or anyone who is trying to become a sesson drummer.I hope you enjoy this free episode, please subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube, like and review where you can and share with anyone else who might be interested.I'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Jari Väisänen, Paul Hutchings, Mark Porter, John Lang & Andrew Mansell.If you'd prefer not to commit to monthly payments you can still support me and the podcast by making a donation via Paypal at my official website www.drumforthesong.comAny donations, no matter how big or small will be massively appreciated and will help me to continue making these podcasts during these tough times.You can also search social media for 'DrumForTheSong' to keep in up to date. I would appreciate any feedback so I can continue to improve future content.Instagram: @DrumForTheSong & @Dane_DrumsTwitter: @DrumForTheSong & @Dane_DrumsTikTok: @DrumForTheSongFacebook - 'Drum For The Song Official Facebook Group' & 'Drum For The Song'.www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
94:29 26/08/2021
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03:49 25/08/2021
Adam Breeze (Wargasm UK / RavenEye) #26
Become a Patron via Patreon http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comThanks for checking out episode 26 of Drum For The Song podcast featuring the brilliant Adam Breeze of RavenEye and Torus and more recently Wargasm UK.In this episode, Adam talks about his influences and how he got into drumming, being a multi-instrumentalist, joining Oli Brown fronted RavenEye then going on tour around the world supporting massive bands like Kiss and Aerosmith, recording a new album. He also describes what it was like having to learn older material that the band had previously recorded with another drummer, an upcoming tour with Cheap Trick, his endorsements, a serious shoulder injury and much more.I hope you enjoy this free episode, please subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube, like and review where you can and share with anyone else who might be interested.I'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Jari Väisänen, Paul Hutchings, Mark Porter, John Lang & Andrew Mansell.If you'd prefer not to commit to monthly payments you can still support me and the podcast by making a donation via Paypal at my official website www.drumforthesong.comAny donations, no matter how big or small will be massively appreciated and will help me to continue making these podcasts during these tough times.You can also search social media for 'DrumForTheSong' to keep in up to date. I would appreciate any feedback so I can continue to improve future content.Instagram: @DrumForTheSong & @Dane_DrumsTwitter: @DrumForTheSong & @Dane_DrumsTikTok: @DrumForTheSongFacebook - 'Drum For The Song Official Facebook Group' & 'Drum For The Song'.www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
94:43 12/08/2021
Arya Goggin (Skindred) #25
Become a Patron via Patreon http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comThanks for checking out episode 25 of Drum For The Song podcast featuring Arya Goggin who plays drums in UK alternative rock/metal/ragga punk band Skindred.In this episode we discuss some of Arya's career highlights including playing 'Polish Woodstock' in front of 750,000 people, his biggest influences, joining the band and extensively touring the USA, his favourite Skindred songs to perform live, touring with Benji Webbe, his endorsements and much more.I hope you enjoy this free episode, please subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube, like and review where you can and share with anyone else who might be interested.I'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Jari Väisänen, Paul Hutchings, Mark Porter, John Lang & Andrew Mansell.If you'd prefer not to commit to monthly payments you can still support me and the podcast by making a donation via Paypal at my official website www.drumforthesong.comAny donations, no matter how big or small will be massively appreciated and will help me to continue making these podcasts during these tough times.You can also search social media for 'DrumForTheSong' to keep in up to date. I would appreciate any feedback so I can continue to improve future content.Instagram: @DrumForTheSong & @Dane_DrumsTwitter: @DrumForTheSong & @Dane_DrumsTikTok: @DrumForTheSongFacebook - 'Drum For The Song Official Facebook Group' & 'Drum For The Song'.www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
113:36 29/07/2021
Matty Roberts (Percussion Discussion / North Wales Drum Promotions) #24
Become a Patron via Patreon http://www.patreon.com/drumforthesong/ for access to exclusive content, group video calls, competitions, giveaways plus 20% discount at http://www.motorhead-beer.comThanks for checking out episode 24 of Drum For The Song podcast featuring Matty Roberts from one of my favourite drum podcasts Percussion Discussion. Matty runs a very similar show to mine and has interviewed some of the best drummers in the world and releases the episodes on YouTube, Spotify and Apple.Be sure to subscribe to Percussion Discussion and check out the episodes with legendary superstar drummers like Simon Phillips, Nick Mason, Chad Smith, Carmine Appice, Nic Collins, Simon Kirke, Tommy Clufetos, Ralph Rolle, Nicko McBrain, Don Powell, John Tempesta, Simon Wright, Robb Reiner, Glen Sobel, Steve White, Brooks Wackerman, KJ Sawka, Woody Woodgate, Gregg Bissonette and many more!I hope you enjoy this free episode, please subscribe to the podcast via your podcast provider & YouTube, like and review where you can and share with anyone else who might be interested.I'd like to give a special thanks to my top-tier 'Groove Master' Patrons for their extended support. Cheers to Dean S Monahan, Rudi Pauly, Dan Hurst, Gareth Richards, Steve Hancock, Paul W. Grasmehr, Charley Farley, Kenny Kendrick, Jari Väisänen, Paul Hutchings, Mark Porter & John Lang.If you'd prefer not to commit to monthly payments you can still support me and the podcast by making a donation via Paypal at my official website www.drumforthesong.comAny donations, no matter how big or small will be massively appreciated and will help me to continue making these podcasts during these tough times.You can also search social media for 'DrumForTheSong' to keep in up to date. I would appreciate any feedback so I can continue to improve future content.Instagram: @DrumForTheSong & @Dane_DrumsTwitter: @DrumForTheSong & @Dane_DrumsTikTok: @DrumForTheSongFacebook - 'Drum For The Song Official Facebook Group' & 'Drum For The Song'.www.drumforthesong.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/drumforthesong. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
57:12 15/07/2021

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