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John Blackwell: Drumming legend dies aged 43

John Blackwell: Drumming legend dies aged 43

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John Blackwell Jr, the influential drummer known for working with big name acts such as Prince, Pattie LaBelle, P Diddy, Justin Timberlake and more, has sadly passed away at the ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 4th 2017 at 7:33PM
INTERVIEW: Drummer Kye Smith on making Punks on Speed and becoming a viral video sensation

INTERVIEW: Drummer Kye Smith on making Punks on Speed and becoming a viral video sensation

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Type ‘Kye Smith’ into YouTube’s search bar and you’ll soon understand why the drumming world is very excited about this Australian musician.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 19th 2017 at 11:25AM
Drummer Kaz Rodriguez talks samples and triggers at ICMP

Drummer Kaz Rodriguez talks samples and triggers at ICMP

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The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP) recently hosted an exclusive masterclass with one of the most talked about drummers currently on the scene, Kaz Rodriguez. 

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 26th 2017 at 3:20PM
The Stranglers drummer Jim Macaulay joins Dream Cymbals artist roster

The Stranglers drummer Jim Macaulay joins Dream Cymbals artist roster

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Jim Macaulay, drummer for new wave legends The Stranglers, is the latest high-profile artist to join the Dream Cymbals artist roster in the UK.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 26th 2017 at 3:49PM

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Allman Brothers Band's founding drummer Butch Trucks dies aged 69

Allman Brothers Band's founding drummer Butch Trucks dies aged 69

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Drummer and founding member of the Allman Brothers Band Butch Trucks has passed away at the age of 69.

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 25th 2017 at 3:21PM
Can drummer Jaki Leibezeit dies aged 78

Can drummer Jaki Leibezeit dies aged 78

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The drummer and co-founder of pioneering krautrock band Can, Jaki Leibezeit, has passed away from sudden pneumonia.

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 24th 2017 at 10:02AM
Gear4music, SJC Drums & Evans present Slipknot’s Jay Weinberg

Gear4music, SJC Drums & Evans present Slipknot’s Jay Weinberg

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Nov 11th 2016 - Nov 11th 2016

Location: Leeds

Fans will be able to meet and greet the Slipknot drummer and see him hand paint snare drums in Yorkshire.

Drummer and Musical Instrument Exchange founder Richard Hoather passes away

Drummer and Musical Instrument Exchange founder Richard Hoather passes away

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The founder of Lancaster shop Musical Instrument Exchange has died, aged 67.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 29th 2016 at 2:21PM

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Drummer magazine to close as part of Future/Blaze Publishing deal

Drummer magazine to close as part of Future/Blaze Publishing deal

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Future Publishing has today (Monday, June 13th) revealed that it is closing Drummer magazine, which it purchased as part of the recent Blaze Publishing acquisition, with its August issue ...

Daniel Gumble
on Jun 13th 2016 at 8:30AM