Vinny and Carmine Appice Drumwars: The Clinic GoDpsMusic Pro Artist Store JULY 18, 2014

Carmine and Vinny    “live” at GoDpsMusic, accompanied by the Drum Wars band.

Black Sabbath, Dio, Heaven and Hell, Rod Stewart, Vanilla Fudge, Ozzy, Blue Murder, and Jeff Beck.

Live stream of drum performance Q&A, giveaways and discount prices (both online and in-person) with artist signing and meet and greet.   

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WINNER ANNOUNCED FOR THOMAS LANG’S BIG DRUM BONANZA 2014 CONTEST

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FIRST PLACE

Mika Ronas Czech Republic

WINNING OVER $10,000 IN GEAR & PRIZES!

A 5-Piece DW Design Series Drum Kit in White Satin, DW 3000 Series Hardware, Soundcaster Fusion Matched Cymbal Set from Meinl, Set of Ahead Armor Drum Cases, Vic Firth Drum Sticks, Drumchannel.com “Ultimate Drum Trivia Game” from Rock Science and a spot at this year’s Big Drum Bonanza!

SECOND PLACE

Paco Barilla – Italy


THIRD PLACE

Jacob Randall – New Zealand

FOURTH PLACE 

Manuel Prota – Italy

FIFTH PLACE

Leonardo Sánchez Robles – Peru

SIXTH PLACE

Andre Jevnik – New York

HONONORABLE MENTION

Luis Logrado – Portugal

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THE REMAINING FINALISTS (congrats to all these awesome drummers):

Massimiliano Mangiagli – Italy

David Klement – Czech Republic

Camille Greneron  – France

Brandon Davis – Sherman Oaks, California

 

Blake Watts – Indiana

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One of The Big Drum Bonanza Instructors for 2014:

ANDRE JEVNIK – winner of Randy Rhoads Remembered Drum Contest – performing No Bone Movies with RUDY SARZO, BRIAN TICHY and CHAS WEST

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Andre Jevnik is an up and coming drummer that won the drum contest for a spot at the Randy Rhoads Remembered show at the Bergen PAC in New Jersey and performed “No Bone Movies” with two former members of Ozzy’s band. 

One of Andre’s favorite drummers is Tommy Aldridge.  

There’s no resemblance whatsoever.

With Andre’s considerable drumming skills and love for Tommy’s playing, he was brilliant in his performance.  Even Chas West made a Tommy Aldridge reference to Andre’s drumming at the end. 

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Here’s Andre’s winning RRR contest submission:

Here’s a recap from Andre after the Randy Rhoads Remembered show:

All I can say is WOW! This show was not only electrifying, but very emotional.

Being a part of this show is an experience I’ll never forget.  Playing with legendary bass player Rudy Sarzo was also mind-blowing. I was always inspired by the bands he played in and to be onstage with him was amazing.   Listening to Randy’s sister and brother (Kathy and Kelle) tell stories about him made me realize that a show like this helps keep not only his guitar playing alive, but memories and moments people had with him.

After all these years of him being gone, it’s as if he is still with us today. Brian Tichy did a great job putting this show on.  All the people involved, whether it be playing or behind the scenes, did an outstanding job.   I am very humbled that I was able to take part in this show and hopefully I would be able to do it again one day soon.

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Expect to see much more of Andre, as his drumming career is really starting to take off.

Coverage of Andre at last year’s Big Drum Bonanza (with pictures and videos)

THE EELS WAS NOT STEVE PERRY’S FIRST PUBLIC PERFORMANCE SINCE 1995

The Ells shows that Steve Perry played this week did not mark his comeback.  That was on January 18, 2014 when Steve showed up at the Guitar Center Drum Off and was interviewed on the red carpet by Thomas Lang from stOrk and then performed later in the show with the Average White Band where he played drums and played “Pick Up The Pieces”.

And here’s a guy with a Mercyful Fate t-shirt at the event:

Steve Perry and a Mercyful Fate fan at the Drum Off.

 

 

 

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