Thommy Price Defeats Neil Peart in Drum Battle
Sep21

Thommy Price Defeats Neil Peart in Drum Battle

The headline of this article is 50% meant for effect. Thommy Price and Neil Peart have never, to my knowledge, set their drums up face-to-face and had it out. If you’re a Rush fan (and I am, being a both a drummer and a Canadian), I apologize for shocking your system with such a bold statement. But we’re going to put some things into perspective with this one. Thommy Price is as rock solid a drummer as there is. Give a...

Read More
The (New) Best Drummer In The World
Sep15

The (New) Best Drummer In The World

Welcome to the relaunch of The Best Drummer In The World! We hope you like the new look and feel of the site. And when I say we, I mean we’re now a WE. For the entire time I’ve had this site (almost 10 years, now in its 4th major phase), it’s been me fumbling my way through programming and reading and trying to figure out how to make it look cool and work in some way that makes sense. But it’s all been done by...

Read More
Jim Macpherson is a Rock Icon
Sep13

Jim Macpherson is a Rock Icon

Jim Macpherson is a rock icon. To me. And he should be to you, too. I’m going to try to put something into context here. Do you know that by the end of 1993, there were only 623 websites in existence? Literally, the Internet was a novelty. MTV “VJ” Adam Curry registered MTV.com and ran it himself as an unofficial side project. And a band from Dayton, Ohio called the Breeders (a side project for Kim Deal of the...

Read More