Tool’s Danny Carey Performs With Primus On New Year’s Eve

Primus put on their 25th annual New Year’s Eve show last weekend in California, and they had a very special guest jam with them during their set. Continue reading

Black Sabbath’s Bill Ward Is Selling Authentic Studio And Live Gear Online

Black Sabbath‘s Bill Ward has teamed up with Reverb to sell a massive chunk of the drum collection he has been curating for decades. His Reverb Shop contains awesome gear for active drummers, as well pieces of historic memorabilia for Ward’s many fans. Continue reading

Iron Maiden’s Nicko McBrain To Appear On Late Night With Seth Meyers

Iron Maiden is kicking off their North American headlining tour in June, and to get fans more excited for those upcoming dates, Nicko McBrain will be showing his skills on late night television. Continue reading

Video: Tomas Haake Of Meshuggah Performs Clockworks From The Violent Sleep of Reason

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Meshuggah released The Violent Sleep Of Reason last week, and as I said in my 10/10 review, the record “is as raw as we’ve ever heard Meshuggah, but in my opinion, it’s also as perfect as we’ve ever heard them.” Continue reading

Video: Mike Portnoy Performs Dream Theater, Judas Priest, Slayer And More On A Pokemon Drum Kit

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Whenever Mike Portnoy teams up with Loudwire for a video, you know it’s going to be good. Last year he performed classic songs on a child’s Hello Kitty drum kit, and the video now has over three million views. Mike was recently invited back to try his skills on a larger Pokemon drum kit, and the hilarious video has finally made it’s way online. Continue reading