Touring and Texting and Touring and Texting and Texting

When you tour, you get lonely. Its weird to play in front of 1000 people. To have people respond to you playing drums is pretty weird. I beat the fuck out of drums and people cheer. Its a thing I don’t thing has been very well understood. I don’t know of any studies on it. I read once that Keith Richards said his drug use was from when the tour stopped. While he was on tour, it never got out of control because he had the...

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Today On Tour. Fan Clutchs and Friends

Since my last entry into TheBestDrummerInTheWorld.com, a lot has changed. I started a tour bus /tour support company. It has completely consumed my every waking moment. The business has expanded super fast and has given me a massive pile of inspiration to write from. To simplify, for the purpose of just getting back into it. I drive bands around in a big tour bus. I have 5 buses, which means 5 guys plus who drive for me. Over the past...

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What Is The Best?
Jan10

What Is The Best?

Maintaining a website like this has its ups and downs. Just like life. Lately I’ve been feeling guilty for not writing some interviews I’ve done over the past few months. Basically I’ve been busy drumming and touring and generally just living life. Some things have happened recently that I’m going to share with you for the purpose of making myself known to you, the person reading this. It has to do with...

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Kenny Aronoff: The Band Guy For Everybody – Part 1
Nov07

Kenny Aronoff: The Band Guy For Everybody – Part 1

I want to start off by saying that I don’t get “star struck” when I meet famous people. And I’ve met a bunch. Now, I do get super excited when I get to interview drummers because I know the gig to a large degree, and when I get to meet a drummer I admire, it tends to be because I love the music they’ve made or the bands they’ve played in. Meeting Kenny Aronoff is something quite different for me....

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Who The Fuck IS Brad Elvis?
Oct19

Who The Fuck IS Brad Elvis?

You have to understand something about living in the Midwest. The Midwest is NOT the home of the “entertainment industry” It’s a place where people are used to buckling down and working for a living. Sure, there are a few “rock stars” from the Midwest, but it’s a different breed of cat. But what has the “entertainment industry” given us anyways? MTV? Auto-Tune? American Idol? Not much of...

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