We just received a really cool update from Michael Schack who’s currently on tour with Netsky (Boris Daenen). Micheal is responsible for keeping pace with the frantic drum and bass BPM that Netsky is known for. In our iPad user’s group magazine we asked Michael how fast he has to drum to which he answered, “The average tempo is like 175 beats per minute, but after an hour it feels more like 198!” More
The results are in but if you were following the conversation on Twitter (#vdrumscontest) you probably already know that this year’s V-Drums U.S. National Champion is Pat Kennedy from Manor, TX. The Runner-up is Phillip “PJ” Hill from Milwaukee, WI. Patrick will represent the U.S. at the V-Drums World Championship 2 contest in Frankfurt, Germany in April, 2013. You can still check out their entry videos and bios here. More
The Roland V-Drums World Championship U.S. Finals is only two days away. Meet this year’s finalists and watch the videos that got them here. Tell us what you think about their drumming chops and share with us your contest predictions. Think you can do better? We encourage you to start working on your video for next year’s contest.
Join the conversation on Twitter with hashtag #vdrumscontest.
U.S. National Finals
Live Performances by Thomas Lang an Johnny Rabb
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Pasic – Austin Convention Center – Exhibit Hall 5 – Austin, TX
- Doors at 6pm
- Event at 7pm
- Free and open to the public
- All ages welcome
Enter for a chance to win a free V-Drums kit an other prizes, or tune in here for the live webcast and follow the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #vdrumscontest. In the meantime check out these four videos that Roland put together of last year’s event and previous performances by Thomas Lang and Johnny Rabb.
2011 Highlight Reel