Is This The Real Life

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Caught in a landslide, so escape from reality. Punctuation probably off a bit. How did we get from Bohemian Rhapsody to where we are today? I remember hearing that song for the first time and being actually terrified. The implications of the words in the opening line of this song are about as direct a set of questions as has ever been asked. For me, my whole world stopped. I was around 7...

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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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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...

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