PROFILES

Profiles: Alan White

Profiles: Alan White

As probably all drum maniacs out there already know, Yes drummer Alan White passed away last Thursday. The statement posted on the band’s Facebook account reads: “Alan White, our beloved husband, dad, and grandpa, passed away at the age...
Profiles: Taylor Hawkins

Profiles: Taylor Hawkins

As probably ALL drum maniacs out there already know, Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins passed away last Friday night. The statement posted on the band’s Facebook account reads: “The Foo Fighters family is devastated by the tragic and...
Charlie Watts dies at 80

Charlie Watts dies at 80

As it has been reported by the most reputable press agencies (Reuters, Associated Press) and news services (BBC, Sky News, CNN), Charlie Watts – the man behind the drums for The Rolling Stones since 1963 – passed away yesterday. A...
Profiles: Joey Jordison (Slipknot)

Profiles: Joey Jordison (Slipknot)

On Monday, July 27, the world spread the news of the death of Joey Jordison – former drummer of Slipknot. Joey died at the age of 46. A family representative said he died “peacefully in his sleep,” but did not specify the cause of...
Drummer Profiles: Viola Smith

Drummer Profiles: Viola Smith

Last month we learned about another irreparable loss to the world of drums. Viola Smith, one of the first professional female drummers in the world, a real pillar of the drumming community and pioneer of the percussion industry, passed away on...