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Pete Drummond

Pete Drummond - Identity Crisis - 2006 - Ind.

With his wealth of expertise and experience, deep-rooted musicality and artistic pop/rock sensibility, Pete Drummond is the movement and the beat of the Aaband. Pete is hailed as the up-and-coming force on drums in Australia, and as one of Pearl Drums and Zildjian Cymbals major Australian artists regularly conducts clinics and master classes throughout the country. Pete's greatest influences are: Virgil Donati, Dave Weckl, Vinnie Colaiuta, Terry Bozzio, Jeff Porcaro and John Robinson. Other recent credits are a testament to Pete's growing reputation, performing with many prominent artists: Joan Rivers (USA), Kasey Chambers, Vanessa Amorosi, Iota, Not The Question and Jeff Duff. Pete Drummond is the 'drummer's drummer'...and by the way...he plays in the Aaband (Adam Alexander & The Aaband)! © http://www.adamalexander.info/engine.asp?topic=aaband

The great Australian drummer Pete Drummond has already caught the attention of many of the world's top drummers including Virgil Donati, Dave Weckl, Dennis Chambers, Chad Wackerman, Jojo Meyer, David Jones, Jon Otto, Jonathan Mover, Darryn Farrugia, Andrew Gander and Gordon Rytmeister. Pete has performed at drumming festivals alongside the world’s greatest drummers, Virgil Donati, Dave Weckl and Thomas Lang. In 2004 he recorded and toured with the band Zinc and has also toured and recorded with a multitude of artists including, Choirboys, Wendy Mathews, Glenn Shorrock and many more. He is a member of the iconic band Dragon and a former member of The Bushwackers. "Identity Crisis", Pete's first solo album consists of eight tracks covering funk, electric jazz, progressive rock and complex fusion. His phenomenal drumming combines world-class technique and interdependence with a deep understanding of polyrhythmic concepts. The album also features the amazing talents of keyboardist Steve Weingart from the Dave Weckl Band , Bill Risby, James Muller, the brilliant guitarist Jeremy Barnes and others. The great drummer Thomas Lang said that "Identity Crisis’ is an inspiring musical self portrait, full of inventive and creative ideas, fantastic songwriting and Pete’s incredible drumming. This is a hugely impressive musical statement and a rare example of “super advanced 21st century high-end drumming” applied in a band context in it’s most musical and creative form." Read more about Pete @ http://www.patdrummond.net/thechessset/Shared%20Files/PeteDrummond.html Pete Drummond is a magnificent drummer and multi-instrumental genius and a guy well worth promoting but if you want to buy this album you may find it very difficult. This is ridiculous as the album has received numerous great reviews. Try and listen to Jeremy Barnes' debut solo album 'ON'. [All tracks @ 320 Kbps: File size = 84.2 Mb]


1.Rise of the Machines 3:29
2.Sleeper 4:07
3.Spirals 5:20
4.Sidewalk 4:35
5.Nemesis 4:35
6.Thread 6:35
7.9:13 4:23
8.Track #1 4:15

All tracks composed by Pete Drummond


Pete Drummond - Drums, Drum Programming: Guitar on Track 8: Bass on Tracks 1,5,8: Additional Keys on Tracks 1,2,3,6,7,8
Jeremy Barnes - Guitar on Tracks 1,3,5,7
James Muller - Guitar on Tracks 2,6
Matt Drummond - Guitar on Track 4
Craig Larid - Guitar Solo on Track 8
Emile Nelson - Bass on Tracks 2,4,6,7
Joe Manton - Bass on Track 3
Steve Weingart - Keyboards on Tracks 3,6,7
Bill Risby - Keyboards on Track 2
Gary Daley - Keyboards on Track 4


Pete Drummond is one of Australia's most phenomenal drummers. His relentless pursuit of technical mastery, and his deep-rooted musicality have captured the attention of many of the world's great drumming artists including: Virgil Donati, Dave Weckl, Thomas Lang and Mike Mangini. As a solo drumming artist, Pete's mind-blowing performances at major drumming festivals both in Australia and overseas, have established him as one of the rising stars of the next generation of drummers. As Thomas Lang (Drumming superstar) stated in Modern Drummer magazine: "Pete Drummond is an amazing Australian Drummer". As a sideman Pete has worked with a host of great artists, spanning a wide array of musical styles including: The Temptations (US Motown Legends), Dragon, Glenn Shorrock (Little River Band), Wendy Matthews, Doug Parkinson and Dead Ringer Band (with Kasey Chambers) and Jeremy Barnes (The World's Fastest Guitarist). Pete Drummond as a session drummer, Pete has appeared on a multitude of albums, commercials and soundtracks, inc. Dead Ringer Band's ARIA award winning album 'Homefires', Channel 10, NRL, ABC TV and many more. Pete's performance at The Ultimate Drummers Weekend 2003 received widespread acclaim, and subsequently Pete is a cover artist on the internationally released DVD of the event; alongside Thomas Lang, John Blackwell JR. (Prince) and Jimmy Degrasso (Megadeth). © http://dragononline.com.au/pete-drummond

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