Bloodhound Gang is a Collegeville, Pennsylvania-based American alternative/punk band, although it began as a rap group and gradually changed their genre throughout the years. Their songs typically have humorous and off-beat, satirical lyrics that often deal with controversial subjects and contain many puns and innuendos.
Bruce Hendrix may not be a household name, but he’s got massive street cred where star performers are concerned. Bruce worked his way up from humble beginnings to be the go-to guy for giants like Supertramp, Stevie Nicks, Seal, Aerosmith, Motley Crüe and more. We tracked him down for this exclusive interview.
David is an Alesis DM10 drummer has become one of the world’s top extreme metal drummers. His extreme double bass speeds and technique earned him the title of world’s fastest feet. David’s technique is not limited to metal. He is experienced in jazz, fusion, prog., swing, rock and many others versions of music.
With haunting vocals, lush guitars and climactic percussion all set against a dramatic ethereal electronic soundscape, GLINT, the groundbreaking new electro-art-rock act from New York City, is nothing short of compelling. In 2010, Glint began using the Alesis DM10 Pro Kit and have been hooked ever since.
If you thought Gym Class Heroes were difficult to categorize in the past, with their latest release, The Quilt, it’s literally become impossible and we mean that in the best way imaginable. In fact, the follow-up to 2006’s gold-selling As Cruel As School Children doesn’t just see the band expanding on their unique blend of hip-hop, rock, soul and punk, but transcending it.
At the Winter NAMM show in January 2009, Isaiah Fogle stopped by the Alesis booth and let his talent shine for everyone in the booth at an impromptu performance with Michael Phillips. At just 12 years of age, Isaiah turned a lot of heads with his performance on the DM10 Pro Kit.
How many artists do you know who can shatter glass with their voice, play keyboard and drums as well? Jaime Vendera does it all and loves the Alesis DM10 Studio Kit. See what this multi-talented musician/vocalist is up to and why he loves Alesis gear so much.
Kris Mazzarisi is an Alesis SamplePad Artist with a style that “runs from hard-core bashing to Stewart Copeland complex”. This beat keeper incorporates his influences into each fluid performance ever mindful of the importance of supporting the song. Though a longtime fan of Bad Religion, Earth Crisis and the 90’s hardcore scene, Kris’ iPod also has music from the Police, Squeeze, Nirvana, New Found Glory and Bruce Springsteen.
Ryan “RVP” Van Poederooyen is an Alesis DM10 drummer who is best known for his work with Devin Townsend in the Devin Townsend Project. Ryan has done studio sessions for producers such as Brian Howes (Hinder, Puddle of Mud, Daughtry, Hedley), Chad Kroeger (Nickelback), Rhys Fulber (Fear Factory, The Tea Party, Josh Groban) among many more.
Swiss Chris has toured and recorded as the musical director/drummer for the three-time Grammy winner and multi-platinum artist John Legend. In addition he has appeared on Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel Live and more.
Twin sisters Lisa and Jessica Origliasso have become one of the most popular bands in the girls’ native Australia thanks to their signature harmonies, killer pop hooks, and sassy style. With the release of their dance friendly, beat-driven album, Hook Me Up, The Veronicas connected with audiences in the U.S.