I snagged a Phil Ehart drum set used to record Drastic Measures and Vinyl Confessions, from the person who bought it from Bennett. IMO it wasn't outrageous, especially when compared to the other Kansas kits he had available e.g., the white/copper and Monolith that were played live in the 70s.
I have Phil Ehart's (Kansas) Slingerland kit that was used for rehearsal and recorded on albums Vinyl Confessions (Play the Game Tonight) and Drastic Measures. Has his preferred Ludwig mounting hardware installed.
A shame. I ordered a bunch of things from Interstate late 2019 and received a phone call about shipping the items together then a followup call to see how everything went. My experience with their customer service has been outstanding. Similar to Midwest Percussion before they went under.
FB groups have become more mature, specialized, and easier to use. As a 15-year veteran of this forum I'll say those groups are my go-to for assistance or classified needs. For example, if I need to repair a crack or seam issue on a vintage Vistalite kit, the FB group already has the answer with...
While watching Stranger Things 3, getting flooded with more 80's pop culture references and music has been part of the enjoyment. One of the scenes was especially fun to watch as Weird Al's 'My Bologna' is blaring. The drum track blew me away :D IMO you can't make a hit 80's era show that...
For those who have listened to and seen Steve Hackett for the past 15+ years this is a bit of sad news. No news yet on any full-time replacement.
Any members going to this? I'm considering driving up for my first CT drum show.
Low consignment prices, Danny Seraphine and Kenny Aronoff clinics, Bill Ludwig III, signings, and of course a huge array of vintage and custom drums.
Any insights or stories of past show visits are welcome and...
Any members heading to Tacoma for this event? Sounds like a fun day, especially to raise money for charity. Drummers on the docket:
Tony Coleman (BB King)
Daniel Glass (Royal Crown Revue, Brian Setzer)
Bryan Hitt (REO Speedwagon)
Jeff Kathan (Paul Rogers, Spike and The Impalers)
There's a lot of speculation on Chris Slade re-joining AC/DC after they perform at the Grammy awards. Either way Phil Rudd was getting replaced due to at least his recent legal troubles and trial delays...