San Jose, Calif., -- Enter Music Publishing, publishers of hip, drum/percussion magazines worldwide and online, proved for a second straight year that the company can produce highly successful benefits. DRUM! Night, a benefit in which all of the proceeds were donated to Lincoln High’s music program, was a tremendous success. Held in conjunction with the San Jose Jazz Festival, DRUM! Night sold out and was highlighted by a diverse drum lineup of respected drummers and percussionists. But this was no ordinary festival concert. Rather, DRUM! Night resulted in a six hour-drummer’s event of concert, clinics, lessons, and sideshows.
San Jose, Calif., — Mike Portnoy, considered one of the most powerful players in the world, has garnered his first “Drummer” Of The Year” award in Enter Music Publishing’s 16th Annual Drummies reader’s poll awards. Definitely a dream come true for Portnoy, he also took “Best Metal Drummer” and came in second place in the “Progressive Drummer” category. Addditionally, Stanton Moore won "Best Funk Drummer" for a second straight time.
San Jose, Calif., -- Enter Music Publishing, publishers of hip drumming magazines online and offline, isn't just obsessed with selling magazines. The company has a strong commitment to the community and drummers in need.
Neil Peart, for a fourth straight time, has won "Drummer Of The Year." It was a very tight race with Peart winning over Travis Barker by just six votes. It’s reasonable to assume that Peart’s lucky number is 6 since he can play in 6/6, 6/8, 6/24 and so on.
Over the last
DRUM! Magazine saw record-breaking vote totals in the just-concluded balloting for their annual drumming awards, the Drummies. According to www.surveymonkey.com, approximately 6500 drummers posted 120,000 votes in the 40 categories that comprise the Drummies.
The Drummies, now in its fifteenth year, is the most comprehensive and diverse poll programs in the drum business. The 6500 drummers, who d
Enter Music Publishing, publishers of hip, drum/percussion magazines worldwide, has experienced tremendous growth of the Drummies over the last 15 years. Last year, more than 5000 ballots were cast in 40 categories, covering best drumme
Featuring Dave Lombardo of Slayer on the cover, DRUM! investigates his new approach to playing louder and harder. The magazine also examines the always interesting Gavin Harrison-drummer for Porcupine Tree-- a