Friday, March 27, 2009

Good news everyone, it's okay to have two drummers again!

Until just a few weeks ago knowing a band had two drummers would give me a similar bad feeling to knowing I needed root canal surgery, and could only have that surgery under the influence of food poisoning and the flu.

Then my good friend Sam introduced me to the Melvins. Put out of your mind any notion or memory of the crimes against drumming the likes of OMD committed in the past. Cast asunder the uncomfortable memory of Phil Collins stuffing up the Led Zeppelin comeback at Live Aid in 1985.

Wipe clean your multi-drummer memory and bathe in the glory of The Melvins. Ignore the fact they’re allegedly a heavy band, open your mind to new percussive possibilities and marvel and two drummers creating one drum sound.