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Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 754
Posted By spides666
Re: How our perspective changes

yeah it's a real shame, most of my drumming is now on an e-kit

venues etc have got so painful I've converted a beautiful Tama Starclassic Bubinga with mesh heads and triggers.................such...
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,593
Posted By spides666
Re: Spousal Static - A mini Rant

I must be lucky, my wife has never once stood in my way or said I don't want you gigging anymore.........she met me playing in bands etc so I was never going to give that up

If you give in to the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By spides666
Re: Transferring acoustic kit to electronic, help needed with the module.

Yeah they do.............I even think there is a huge difference between the TD-20 and the TD-30. I know as I've had both modules side by side. The TD-30 is so much more alive and brighter in sounds....
Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,091
Posted By spides666
Re: The Steve Gadd Book free pdf download!

ask for your email.................err yeah screw that.............over that stuff.............spam city here we come

people should just dropbox it..............job done
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,094
Posted By spides666
Re: Famous Metal drummers?

Drummer from Devildriver and new guy in Sepultura........

sorry, can't be arsed to look up their names
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,813
Posted By spides666
Re: Really wanky behaviour....

Bloody brilliant idea, you'd get more publicity than the 'real' show across the road
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,510
Posted By spides666
Re: Making Ends Meet Between Tours?

As has been said, you are a stranger going into a strange land, or in this case, town...

By the sounds of it you have no contacts and no knowledge of the local music scene...

Unless you have...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By spides666
Re: I've played only TAMA for years, looking to switch up

Perhaps you mean switch to, not switch up!! unless you owe below a Starclassic

I've had two Premier kits, ddrum, Pearl Masterworks ($18k drum kit!) and several Tama kits...

I always...
Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,430
Posted By spides666
Re: Anyone know how much touring rock bands get paid?

Personally I don't believe the figures he reported. I'll tell you for why.......he was going through a messy divorce and with lawyers involved, they wanted their pound of flesh. Would you announce to...
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,430
Posted By spides666
Re: Anyone know how much touring rock bands get paid?

$30 a ticket!!

That's 1980 I'm afraid

I know tribute shows in theatres charging double even three times that!

$600 for Eagles (real Eagles!). Queen + Paul Lambert over $1000 a ticket for up...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,430
Posted By spides666
Re: Anyone know how much touring rock bands get paid?

This list must be eons old.................Muse for $150,000

Those guys are selling out Stadiums!
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,886
Posted By spides666
Re: Best Advice You've Been Given

First day of work as a 17 year old, and old guy said to me, Son, 'Never stop a volunteer"

I want that on my gravestone. I've used that all of my 25 plus years of working life
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,821
Posted By spides666
Re: Daniel Liljekvist leaves Katatonia to "get a normal job that gets the bills payed"

I had the good fortune of knowing one of the road crew on the Opeth/Katatonia tour that hit the US, Europe and Australia where I caught up with a good friend.

without declaring numbers, I know...
Forum: General Discussion 04-11-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,070
Posted By spides666
Re: Please help me find this kit (Tama Lars Ulrich Signature)

Yeah the one in Australia, I remember it...........the douche, it was a Rockstar with black hoops and lugs...

I would have died for one of these kits..........or one off Justice tour

9 ply...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,886
Posted By spides666
Re: cruise ship drumming?

I drummed in a Bee Gees Tribute show. We were at sea for a week and it was one of the best weeks of my life! We only had to play three shows and we could go where we wanted for the week and had a...
Forum: General Discussion 12-23-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,585
Posted By spides666
Re: am i the only one who doesn't like pearl?

I've had a top of the range $13k Pearl Masterworks and I wouldn't have another one if you gave me it free. (well I would and then slam it on ebay and Gumtree)

No matter what I tried, heads,...
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,250
Posted By spides666
Re: Jordison out

So what dirt was that.........

I'd wager it's coming down to dollars like most successful bands these days....
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 1,439
Views: 397,404
Posted By spides666
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

I am selling my Roland TD-20X Module loaded with VExpressions Professor Pack - Neil Peart Kits. Excellent condition. Can email pics etc if needed. In Australia but I'll ship Worldwide. I bought this...
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,234
Posted By spides666
Re: Correct rendering of Tush drum track

I actually play in a ZZ Top tribute band and I can't play Tush and La Grange like Frank......!!
Forum: General Discussion 11-27-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,268
Posted By spides666
Re: Is the acoustic kit dying?

Perhaps I worded my post incorrectly.

It's not MY choice at all...............in fact I hate the fact I have a close to $10,000 drum kit and I'm running it all through a $250 Roland Module!!
...
Forum: General Discussion 11-27-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,268
Posted By spides666
Is the acoustic kit dying?

I am finding more and more with gigs these days I'm having to use my electronic kit over acoustic in venues. So much so, I have converted my Tama Starclassic Bubinga elite kit to mesh heads and...
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 597
Posted By spides666
Re: Playing back video on stage

*bump anybody? thanks
Forum: General Discussion 11-01-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 597
Posted By spides666
Playing back video on stage

I have looked around for the best thing. Basically we want to play videos on a backdrop to songs. That side is sorted. I just want to know what will be the best software to play these videos to a...
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,744
Posted By spides666
Re: Worst mistake you've ever made during a gig ;)

Starting the song Two Princes by Spin Doctors, starts with a snare fill...........I did it years ago but I ballsed it up so bad none of the band came in and the whole audience looked at me laughed...
Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,614
Posted By spides666
Re: Las Vegas - kit hire? Small venues?

As was said, four days in Vegas and you want to sit in a room on your own and hit the drums!!

You my friend are seriously missing out..........I was over their last year and would die to...
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