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James Shannon Larkin is not a new name in the world of heavy metal drumming. The American drummer was born on April 24, 1967, in Chicago, Illinois. His major-label band was Wrathchild America. The band was initially called “Wrathchild,” but there was already a British band with the same title. This forced them to change it, adding “America” to the title. And that is how “Wrathchild America” came to be. The label dropped the band
“The reason I listen to Meytal Cohen is that she is so talented.” One of Cohen’s fans was heard saying recently. “Every job she works on comes out with such clarity and strength it will make you happy. It is like she has a way of talking to her drums, and they listen.” Well, this is a perfect description of Meytal Cohen. In the world of hard rock and metal, there are not very many
“Human,” a 1991 LP album by Death, a Florida-based album, came in at number 70 when Rolling Stone created a top 100 metal album countdown list. The group is known for helping in the launch of the death-metal subgenre. It was their grisly, unrelenting 1987 debut album “Scream Bloody Gore”. By the band did not stop there in terms of growth. Their bandleader, Chuck Schuldiner, had other things in his mind, bringing to life raw
Staying relevant in the music industry for an extended period is never a joke. Chris Adler is among the new millennium’s drummers who have been relevant for the shortest period that he has played. Many people imitate him, which makes him an influential extreme metal timekeeper. Chris Adler has developed a technique known as the heel-toe bass drum technique that makes him exceptional. This has made him the engine in the Lamb of God’s career
Tarn Softwhip is a unique and stunning female drummer. She was born on 19th April 1996 in Thailand. She is famously known as Chanittha Lojananont. She is a new-age drummer ready to rock and get the world to a standstill. Tarn Softwhip has exceptional talent, and her drumming moves are perfect. She owns a YouTube Channel, Tarn Softwhip, that has over one million subscribers. The overall view on her channel can rise to 140 million.
Roger Taylor is one of the most musical drummers and a great singer. Although many know him for his role in Queen, Taylor is a drummer confined to his kit. Rock n roll blood flows in his veins. He has been a great drummer since childhood picking up the passion seriously during high school. Roger Taylor has always been a very active and vocal member of the band. He wrote famous hits “Radio Ga Ga”
“Brad Wilk is unlike any other drummer I have ever seen.” One of his fans was heard saying these words in an interview. “He has a way of making drums sound as though they are speaking directly to me.” This is just one of the factors that make Wilk such a great heavy metal drummer. There are very few drummers who can match up to his speed and power. He becomes one with the song.
There are very few female drummers who have left an impression. Sarah Thawer is one of them. It is pretty amazing how a self-taught drummer would rise to such greatness amidst the competition. She has proven wrong, many who believed that metal and hard rock is a world of male drummers. It is true that this a demanding genre that requires strength, speed, and agility. But then, there is a certain subtleness that most male
Mario Duplantier is an exceptional drummer who has played a pivotal role as the anchor of Gojira since its founding in 2001. His drumming is exceptional in this group as it is artful, and it offers color and shade to the group’s signature light and dark sound. His real name is Mario Francois Duplantier, and he was born in Bayonne, France, on 19 June 1981. Mario Duplantier boasts of French and American origin. He is
Michael Anthony Mangini was born in Newton, Massachusetts, United States, on 18th April 1963. He is a musician, songwriter, and drummer known for progressive metal music. He is the current drummer of the well-known band Dream Theater. Apart from progressive metal, Mangini also plays heavy metal, thrash metal, hard rock, and funk metal. Michael Anthony started his music industry career about 25 years ago, and he is still strong and exceptional in his music. Mangini’s
Anika Nilles is a German drummer, solo musician, and musical composer who has gained world recognition. Her skills as a drummer put her on the list of the few women who have made it in this industry. Anika Nilles started appearing in public after launching her career on YouTube in 2010. She has released two full-length albums ever since, both of which are very successful. Nilles’ inspiration and motivation come from her family. She was
Thomas Hunting is an American drummer born on 11th April 1965 in Richmond, California, United States. Many people know him through the famous band Exodus because of his great work and the unique techniques he employs. He plays three major drums that include drums, vocals, percussion, and guitar. According to the drummers he worked with within the Exodus, playing these three primary instruments makes him an exceptional person to work with. He is a respected
If there are legends among female metal drummers, Dame Evelyn Elizabeth Ann Glennie is one of them. Born in July 1965, the Scottish percussionist has set a record as one of the best on the market. She was selected one of the two laureates for the Polar Music Prize in 2015. One of the things that stands out with the drummer is her charismatic personality. Those who have interacted with her say she is one
Trym Torson or just “Trym” is one of those drummers who makes you feel like you can do anything. His simplistic and yet complex approach to drumming is something not of this world. Those who have listened to the drummer would agree there are very few who can play to his level. The Norwegian drummer started playing with the Viking metal band Enslaved. He was then invited to play in the black metal band, Emperor.
Vinny Appice may not be the most recognized drummer because his brother often overshadows him, but he is certainly one worth studying. His work can be seen in some of the most outstanding heavy metal recordings throughout the past several decades. Most of his recognizable work is with Black Sabbath, Dio, and Heaven and Hell. Aforementioned, although his brother Carmine Appice takes much of the spotlight in the family, Appice has managed his way into
Teresa Taylor is a musician and actress from the United States of America. She was born in 1962 in Arlington, Texas. She is known as Teresa Nervosa, a name that she proudly accepts. She is also known as the drummer of the American punk band Butthole Surfers. Teresa Taylor plays drums, and her favorite music genre is punk. This is evident in her music. However, where did her love for drums come from? She began
Born May 21, 1964, Pedro Rigoberto “Pete” Sandoval is an American death metal drummer from Salvador. Many know him as the father of the blast beat. That is his signature style, and it’s something that has been with him throughout his career. When talking about Pete Sandoval, many will be quick to recognize him for his innovative approach to metal drumming. A lot of metal drumming is about speed, but there are very few drummers
Drumming is like an addiction; once it gets in your blood, it drives you to want to play all the time. The best way to explain this is by looking at Scott Rockenfield. This is one of the most influential hard rock and metal drummers of all time. He has always been a great influence on the industry. “A drummer is like an artist. They have to think of every move they make to ensure
Yamanoha Shiho, famously known by her stage name SHIHO is a Japanese female musician born on the 18th of October 1990 in Naha, Okinawa, Japan. Yamanoha Shiho is currently living in Setagaya, Tokyo. She is a new age drummer who is still fresh in the music industry, and is already rocking with sweet melodies. Her main interests are in two major music genres – J-Rock and Pop rock. She has a height of about 1.58
When you talk about Megabeth’s revolutionary album “Rust in Peace,” the drumming is typically the forefront of conversation. It is a piece in which the highest level of drumming skills is displayed. It’s the late drummer Nick Menza who did the stick work. He is one of the most talented drummers in the history of hard rock and metal. His playing was revolutionary and innovative. Every piece Menza worked on is filled with speed and
Drumming requires great endurance. And there are very few who have it like George Kollias. The Nile’s skin man is a true representation of what greatness looks like. He is the longest man to enthrone the Egyptian-themed metal set. He started slow but has managed to lift himself up, persevering through “An Evening With” tour that defined the Nile‘s reputation. The band’s songs are lengthy and filled with such demanding blast beats it can be
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