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Forum: General Discussion 01-01-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,038
Posted By dwforever
Gig Stories

Title says it all. If you have any cool, crazy, shocking stories of your time as a drummer, please post!

This is nothing special, but I need to get the thread going:
>had to play on somebody...
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,382
Posted By dwforever
Punk/Fast Drumming

Are any of you guys punk drummers? Whats it like? Do you enjoy gigging? This may seem like a bland topic, but I seriously want to know how you guys can deal with clapping out one few minutes of fast...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,548
Posted By dwforever
Feeling like a showoff

Anybody else feel really awkward and shameful when they gig with their high-end kits? It just makes me feel like such a showoff and I dont want to present myself like that as a drummer.
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,084
Posted By dwforever
The Cape Story...coming clean

Hey guys, capeboy here...

It appears that im have become quite notorious `round `ere after posting my silly cape story, and many of you have been questioning if it is true or not.

The answer...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,206
Posted By dwforever
I'm so embarrassed...

Hey guys, who has any embarrassing gig stories? I need some to make me feel better, because something awful happened to me..

>at gig
>stick flys out of my greasy, gammy, grubby butter hands...
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By dwforever
Re: HELP ME

yes, without a problem
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By dwforever
HELP ME

Okay guys, something is wrong here...
THREE years of double bass practicing and my feet have not got an ounce better. I am still just managing to clap out eigth notes at 160bpm...

I just dont...
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,383
Posted By dwforever
CASES

The thought of my drum kit not being in perfect condition, for at least 12 years, terrifies me...it almost makes me not want to gig..

I am looking for some GOOD cases. What are the best, most...
Forum: General Discussion 11-13-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 903
Posted By dwforever
im not very good at making titles...please open thread

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cqh54rSzheg

THIS, ladies and gentlemen, is the video that completely changed my life as a drummer. Before I watched this gem, drums were just something that I played...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,616
Posted By dwforever
Cymbal quality doesnt matter?

I can`t be the only one that has noticed this...
There is only a tiny, slight, miniscule difference between expensive, big-brand cymbals and unbranded beginner cymbals. I mean, sure expensive...
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 957
Posted By dwforever
Re: Desired sound effect

guys I was joking about the whole church bell theft thing...how would you steal a church bell anyway?
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 957
Posted By dwforever
Desired sound effect

Hey so my band are going to play "for whom the bell tolls" by metallica, and the song has a church bell in it which really gives it the doom effect. How do I achieve this? Is there an...
Forum: General Discussion 10-07-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,805
Posted By dwforever
Drums & hardware back in the day

So older drummers, what were they like back in the day? Tell me about the heads, the pedals, the stands, everything!

The reason I ask this is because I just finished watching an old video of...
Forum: General Discussion 10-07-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By dwforever
Problem

I have my bass drum at an angle, and I want to have double pedal, but I really have to have the arms at the ends for it to fit onto my kit. This causes alot of lag, and sometimes the arms come apart,...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By dwforever
Re: HELP ME

EVERYTHING is wrong! They are just clumsy and awful. Whenever I want to do something just a tad over `too easy`, my foot just stops in its tracks, or sometimes even spazzes out. They just can`t do...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By dwforever
Re: HELP ME

Thanks for all the help guys, I need to vent my frustration..

I just don`t feel like playing drums anymore. I feel as if my pride and joy has been robbed by my awful feet. I hate them. When I...
Forum: General Discussion 09-14-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By dwforever
HELP ME

Why am I cursed with such awful feet? Seriously, I have tried everything, and I have been practicing and practicing non-stop for a year, and my feet have not improved the slightest bit. Why am I...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,932
Posted By dwforever
SONGS WITH AWESOME DRUMS

Title says it all.

I am sick of rattling out boring, 4/4, simple beat songs with barely any fills when I play live. I am looking for a good song with epic drums.

Im sure you guys can help me.
Forum: Drummers 09-04-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,750
Posted By dwforever
Bonham vs Baker

Who do you think was best, John Bohnam (led zep) or Ginger Baker (cream)? Everyone seems to favour Bohnam, but I think that Baker steals the show with his crazy fuse of complicated polyrhythems and...
Forum: Drums 09-01-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 508
Posted By dwforever
other instruments causing snare buzz

Hey

I did my first gig the other day, and I noticed some hideous, loud, vibrations trumpetting from my snare in response to the guitars. Is this normal? How can I stop tis?
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 841
Posted By dwforever
Re: mics for gigging

thank-you, great help!
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,171
Posted By dwforever
FEET STENGTH!

Okay, I am sick to death of my slow, clumsy, cranky feet. Although they are slowly getting faster and stronger, I want to know if there are anymore methods.

This is really embarrassing, but I...
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 841
Posted By dwforever
mics for gigging

Hey guys

The other day I did a live gig with my band, and I noticed that all my drums, except my snare, were mighty quiet. You could hardly hear the bass drum and a lot of my fills just sounded...
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,713
Posted By dwforever
Re: DRUM CARPET

thanks for all the help guys

what if I were to bring duct-tape and tape the squares to the floor before sticking my bass legs in them? would this work?
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,713
Posted By dwforever
Re: DRUM CARPET

thank-you Mark_S, will look into but will try carpet squares first lol
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