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Old 12-11-2007, 10:26 PM
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Default Jaska Raatikainen

Jaska Raatikainen
He is not here and I thought I would put him up. He is the drummer for an amazing finnish metal band named Children of Bodom. I would highly reccommend anyone who listens to heavier music to listen to Children of Bodom! For most of Children of Bodoms songs he does blast beats. When he plays the drums and does fills he doesnt hesitate at all and does the fill in an instant he is very percise and fast. Listen to to them!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! At all costs! Say what you think about him and not who you think is better. Thanks
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This is before he was sponsored by meinl. Sabian and Zildjian cymbals.


Heres the specs of his kit!
Jaska's Pearl drumset
Pearl MRX Masters Custom Extra #122 Black Mist w/Black Hardware ("Black-on-Black")
8"x8" --------------II
10"x8" --------------II
12"x9" --------------II--- Tom Toms
14"x12" ------------II
16"x16" ------------II
22"x18" -----Bass
Pearl UltraCast 14"x5"--Snare

Cymbals
Endorsed by Meinl
14" Byzance Traditional Heavy Hi-Hat x2 (both sides)
20" Mb20 Heavy Ride (left)
8" Mb20 Rock Splash x2
18" Byzance Brilliant Medium Thin Crash x2
20" Byzance Traditional Heavy Ride (right)
20" Byzance Brilliant Medium Crash
18" Byzance Brilliant China

Pearl Hardware
DR-503 Icon Rack + PC-50 Pipe Clamps (x12)
H-2000 Eliminator Hi-hat Stand
P-2002B Eliminator Double Pedal
CLH-95A Closed Hat
S-985W Snare drum stand
CH-88 (x8) Cymbal Holder
TH-100S (x4) Tom Holder
D-220 Roadster Throne

Sticks
Promark Evelyn Glennie 740 drumsticks
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Old 12-11-2007, 10:41 PM
Ben Tormey Ben Tormey is offline
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Default Re: Jaska Raatikainen

He's a talented drummer, and since he uses Pearl and Meinl I happen to think he has excellent taste in hardware.
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Old 12-11-2007, 10:50 PM
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Default Re: Jaska Raatikainen

i personally love metal and all sub genres of metal i mostly into metalcore/ hardcore/ moshcore and the only reason i ever listen to children of bodom is for the drums im not a fan of anything else about that band i think hes a great drummer but should not be with that band ....... if you want good metal drumming check out ion dissonance or despised icon ....its not steady machine gun DB or blast beats but good technical drumming
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Old 12-12-2007, 12:15 AM
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Default Re: Jaska Raatikainen

I love children of bodom, the riffs they come up with are inspired. Jaaska is a very talented drummer and contributes to te band greatly,. a lot of it is standard metal beats; but there are wuite a few really cool fills in the songs
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