Artist Update July 2011


Artist Update July 2011

Dino Campanella (Dredg) is featured in the July issue of US DRUM! Magazine with an interview, also talking about the band's latest release "Chuckles and Mr. Squeezy".

Tobias Ralph (Tricky, Lauryn Hill) is featured in Modern Drummer's July 2011 issue talking about his upcoming instructional DVD.

UK artist Gabor Dornyei (Thriller Live) announced a new tHUNder Duo DVD trailer!

Steve Smith is on Tour with piano player Hiromi, here's a video from one of their recent gigs!

If you're into Indian rhythms, check out check out "Karnatik Drumfire" featuring Carola Grey and Indian Percussionist Vaidyanathan Suresh live in Munich!

US DRUM! Magazine announced their 2011 "Drummies" Award Results with the following SONOR cats in the results - congratulations!!

Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree) – WINNER – Best Progressive Drummer
1st Runner-up – Best Studio Drummer
3rd Runner-up – Drummer of the Year
WINNER – Best Book (Rhythmic Designs)

Steve Smith (Vital Information) – WINNER – Best Jazz Drummer

Benny Greb (Clinician) – WINNER – Best Drum Clinician
1st Runner-up – Drummer of the Year

Chris Coleman (NKOTB, Prince, Chaka Khan) – WINNER – 1st Runner-up – Best Gospel / Worship Drummer
4th Runner-up – Best Funk Drummer
Shannon Leto (30 Seconds To Mars) – 2nd Runner-up – Best Alternative Rock Drummer

Danny Carey (Tool) – 2nd Runner-up – Best Progressive Drummer

Tomas Haake (Meshuggah) – 4th Runner-up – Best Metal Drummer