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Postby Alan_ » Fri Aug 29, 2008 12:49 pm

no lie. it was like hanging out with a grizzly bear, only much more chill.
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Postby Empyrean Drums » Fri Aug 29, 2008 12:52 pm

It's crazy to watch him play because he's so HUGE that it looks like he's playing a tiny drumset with itty-bitty sticks, plus he plays open and so loose
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Postby Alan_ » Fri Aug 29, 2008 1:15 pm

not to mention the fact that he looks like he could be reading the morning paper while utterly laying waste to his drumkit.
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Postby TurbulenceDrummer » Mon Sep 01, 2008 7:20 am

neil peart

and basicly what was it like for him when he was starting out not just with rush but with music i mean be4 he reached god status and was just like the rest of us.
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Postby Brother_Bong » Mon Sep 01, 2008 7:59 am

Meg White, and I'd ask to see her tig ol bitties.........JK

I'd prolly wanna chill with Adler most, and just shoot the shat. Mostly about feet technique.
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Postby Eliminator » Mon Sep 01, 2008 8:29 am

I met Dan Foord (drummer for SikTh) at their gig once, he's a quiet sort of guy so didnt get much out of him lol
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Re: If you could talk to your favorite drummer...

Postby sowta90 » Tue Jan 13, 2009 7:44 pm

Adler was a very sound guy when i met him
we chatted about LOG, the gig that night and techniques and his influences
i forgot what he said like but yeah
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Re: If you could talk to your favorite drummer...

Postby Assback » Tue Jan 13, 2009 8:23 pm

definately chill with dave grohl or bruce wackerman

maybe smoke a blunt with bud gaugh :lol:

either way, fuck talking, i'd be busy jamming
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Re: If you could talk to your favorite drummer...

Postby wmpdrummer13 » Wed Jan 14, 2009 7:21 am

I would speak with Ray Luzier again, very cool chill guy, but most likely I would ask him or any other drummer what are you thinking about when you are playing?
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Re: If you could talk to your favorite drummer...

Postby custom_sticks » Thu Jan 15, 2009 1:29 pm

at this point it's mike portnoy for me. travis barker's pretty much an always as is chad smith.
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Re: If you could talk to your favorite drummer...

Postby drummerduba » Fri Jan 16, 2009 3:24 am

I wouldn't mind asking Chris Adler why he still uses a Paiste Flanger Bell instead of the Soundcaster Distortion Splash that was made for him..
Hmmmm, going to see LOG in Glasgow over the Valentine's Weekend so I will see if I can catch him and the guys round the back smoking

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Re: If you could talk to your favorite drummer...

Postby vincemie » Sat Jan 24, 2009 4:56 pm

i am of the opinion that elvin jones and tony williams are the 2 greatest to ever play, and they also happened to play with 2 of the most influential jazz ensembles of all time. i would ask them about that.
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Postby OnusPro » Tue Jun 09, 2009 10:29 am

Alan_ wrote:I have met Gene Hoglan. he was nice to a fault, just good people. he let me watch him warm up. this was when I saw him with Strapping Young Lad.


I met him too way back in 97 when SYL opened for Testament. The guy is incredibly nice. He went out of his way to talk to me, sign stuff, etc.
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Re: If you could talk to your favorite drummer...

Postby OnusPro » Tue Jun 09, 2009 10:32 am

I'd apologize to Portnoy for stealing so many of his licks. :D
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