RICH REDMOND at THE DRUM CHANNEL during THE BIG DRUM BONANZA July 2015

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IMG_4744RICH REDMOND (country music’s most ROCKING drummer) conducted a masterclass at The Drum Channel during the second day of Thomas Lang’s Big Drum Bonanza 2015.IMG_4737

Not only is Rich a world-renowned drummer and well known for his Jason Aldean gig, but he is also a motivational speaker that uses drumming to get his message across in his much sought after CRASH Course for Success.

IMG_4662Rich’s passion, enthusiasm and energy comes through in everything he does, whether it is speaking, inspiring people or rocking out on a drum set.     As a musician who has paid his dues and put in the hours to get where he’s at, his words provide invaluable information not only for musicianship, but for life in general.

Following his master class and our interview, Rich also participated in a round table discussion with Jim Keltner, Tony Royster, Jr., Don Lombardi and Thomas Lang for The…

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FEISTY PIRANHAS – EVIL MONKEY CD AND DVD

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In July 2013, while covering  The Big Drum Bonanza (Thomas Lang‘s 5 day drum camp in Ventura County, CA), I met one the camp’s participants, Peter Lust, Jr..

dsc08413Peter did a quick 30 second video for me as a student introduction, which briefly showcased his solid interviewing skills and infectious positive energy.   We got to talking more and he mentioned he was the drummer of TheFeisty Piranhas, an award winning band known for their impressive live performances, musicianship and a vast catalog of original music.  As such, the band regularly landed great gigs opening for all kinds of great big name bands of a wide range of styles in many venues throughout Southern California.  (I really enjoyed their live performances when I caught them at the Canyon Club in Agoura).

It was interesting to learn that his son, Peter Alex Lust, III, was the singer and lead guitarist of the band.

On…

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PHIL X DANIEL SPREE MATT STARR JOE LESTER SONGS BY THE DRILLS AND VAN HALEN LUCKY STRIKE JAM NIGHT

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PHIL X AND THE DRILLS DANIEL SPREE MATT STARR JOE LESTER LUCKY STRIKE JAM NIGHT

KISS MY TROUBLEMAKER (PHIL X, DANIEL SPREE, MATT STARR)

TALK YOU OFF THE LEDGE(PHIL X, DANIEL SPREE, MATT STARR)

SOMEBODY GET ME A DOCTOR (WITH JOE LESTER PHIL X AND MATT STARR)

FULL AUDIO (BETTER QUALITY)

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Lucky Strike Week 14 Ultimate Jam featuring Bruce Kulick of KISS fame, Guns N’ Roses Dizzy Reed + Dead Daisies’ Marco Mendoza with El Trio and more 4/29/2015

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DEUCE CHRISTIAN/ BRUCE K/ JOHNNY M/ MONTE/MATT PARASITE CHRISTIAN sings/ BRUCE K/ JOHNNY M/ MONTE/ MATT DETROIT ROCK CITY CHRISTIAN sings/ BRUCE K/ JOHNNY M/ MONTE/ MATT STRUTTER CHRISTIAN sings/ BRUCE K/ JOHNNY M/ BARRY/ MATT HIGHWAY TO HELL GABBIE sings/ BRUCE K/ JOHNNY M/ BARRY/ TINY ONLY ROCK-N-ROLL DIZZY sings/ MITCH/ CW/ MATT SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL DIZZY sings/ MITCH/ CW/ MIKE DUPKE SATURDAY NIGHTS ALL RIGHT DIZZY sings/ MITCH/ FRANCESCO/ MATT HIGHER GROUND MARCO/ JOEY/ RENATO TEEN TOWN MARCO/ JOEY/ RENATO BLACK OUT IN A RED ROOM MOUNTAIN SONG

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