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Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: Being offered a position you don't really want, but could be an experience?

Well for that list.

1. the music to me isn't terrible. I've played in all types of grind/doom/sludge/tech/metal and what have you bands.

2. Not sure what you mean by hang, as in maybe hang out?...
Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 897
Posted By bearblastbeats
Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 897
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: Being offered a position you don't really want, but could be an experience?

After listening to their stuff for the past two days, It's begun to really grow on me. I am actually pretty stoked to have this opportunity and still be able to do my other stuff on the side.

This...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 897
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: Being offered a position you don't really want, but could be an experience?

I weighed out my options and talked to the guys.

At their age, they have families and jobs so touring would be a once a year thing a week or two at most..

I can get behind that.

They are...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 897
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: Being offered a position you don't really want, but could be an experience?

After speaking with him it seems it. I just don't think I'm interested in playing that style of music anymore.
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 897
Posted By bearblastbeats
Being offered a position you don't really want, but could be an experience?

I was emailed earlier by a guitarist from this Sludge/Doom band named Grief. He and fellow band mates formed a new band called "Come to Grief" named after Grief's century media release in 1994. Which...
Forum: General Discussion 03-16-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: How to make my vintage ludwig sound better

Well, I don't know but after I played this past weekend the kit sounded better.

I may be just insatiable sometime and think I need to fix everything.


There are two concert toms that have the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: How to make my vintage ludwig sound better

The whole thing really is just, I don't play them as high as I used to so setting the toms lower I need it more to the left and its just getting really uncomfortable as well.

This is the kit when...
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By bearblastbeats
How to make my vintage ludwig sound better

Hello All,

It's been quite some time since I have posted last.

I've been playing my fathers 1970's Ludwig Octaplus with triple flanged hoops. 14/18/24

The kit is in pretty decent shape and...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,088
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: Sold my gear, to buy a car, to get to work, to buy more gear...

Yay!

I called the shop and since I've been doing business with them since they opened they agreed to sell me back all my gear only at 10% if i do it within 30 days.

so THAT'S cool!
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,088
Posted By bearblastbeats
Sold my gear, to buy a car, to get to work, to buy more gear...

Unfortunately I had severe car problems resulting in me having to sell off my brand new Yamaha stage custom :/

I then also had to sell off all my pedals, stands, and cymbals. :(

Good thing I...
Forum: Drums 06-21-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By bearblastbeats
Financial woes

I just recently bought that beautiful Yamaha Stage Custom in the Honey finish with my tax return.

Well, after the past few months of really bad Jeep problems, I am forced to consider selling it...
Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,200
Posted By bearblastbeats
Andrew WK to break drum record! 24-hours traight

http://www.wheb.com/articles/rock-news--104648/andrew-wk-attempting-to-break-drumming-11403160/


Discuss
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,536
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: Music you don't listen to anymore...

This is how I feel ATM. I'm pretty bored with my iPod (12000+ songs) and have re-opened my Pandora account and take advantage of the Shuffle button for the stations. The Passion Pit radio station has...
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,536
Posted By bearblastbeats
Music you don't listen to anymore...

When I was first starting out drumming, I would always play along to my old punk/hardcore/metal bands. (Blood for Blood, Agnostic Front, Dying Fetus, Pig Destroyer... Even some older Green Day ha)
I...
Forum: General Discussion 05-10-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,753
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: How far are you willing to travel for practice

Tons of god insight, but I just dont think it pans out to travel for free.. Even when I was playing in a band regularly and having to travel all over NE, it definitely takes a toll.

Last...
Forum: General Discussion 05-10-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,753
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: How far are you willing to travel for practice

Yea true..

I practice in my living room. and I live in the biggest city in the state, manchester, nh. The thing is that most people my age are just wanting to play generic metal and or hardcore.
...
Forum: General Discussion 05-10-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,753
Posted By bearblastbeats
How far are you willing to travel for practice

Whenever I look through the CL to see if bands are needing drummers... most of the ones I would concider are always towns away averaging an hour one way.

Would you travel an hour, to practice with...
Forum: Drums 05-09-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 798
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: Less is more.. or more for fun?

Well yea, I have played bigger kits. I used to have a big head about how I played in a techish metal band while only playing a three piece (chris pennie influenced).

Lately though I stopped...
Forum: Drums 05-08-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 798
Posted By bearblastbeats
Less is more.. or more for fun?

I've been using a trap kit with one crash one ride and a set of hats now for most of my time behind the kit.

I always felt I could do more with it and be able to play my parts no matter how simple...
Forum: General Discussion 05-07-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,082
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: I have to tell somebody!

I'll add some of my fave prog:

Sleeping People - People Staying Awake
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQ89-zHx3Qo

Russian Circles - 309
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JtpFOBJA7O8

Irepress...
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
DWI
Views: 1,267
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: DWI

I totally agree about not having too much... when I was younger I didn't care and just got hammered.

Funny story about my dad, he used to get so smashed that when he went to go do a drum roll, he...
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
DWI
Views: 1,267
Posted By bearblastbeats
DWI

Drumming while intoxicated..

I do enjoy to have a few adult beverages to get the rock juices flowing.

I know some bands are notorious for being huge booze hounds, but I don't function to well...
Forum: Drums 04-17-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2,286
Views: 591,817
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: Yamaha Drums

Oh yea definitely. A lot lighter, more precise, easier to move around. I bought soft bag cases for easy transportation. I'm going to just connect the RT to the boom stand on my crash like I used to...
Forum: Drums 04-17-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2,286
Views: 591,817
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: Yamaha Drums

I traded in a 22" Zildjian Medium Ride & a 20" A Custom Ride
I bought a 17" Zildjian Medium crash & a 20" K Ride
I also bought the 10/12/14/20 excluding the snare and bought a 14" Ludwig Acrolite...
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