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A few days ago I was so unfortunate to share my not too warm feelings towards a well known American drummer ( I wont mention him here), on one of my favorite message boards. He posted a lengthy piece about how much it affected him that certain people (at this point I hadn’t written 1 word yet) on this here board didn’t like him. The guy has a message board of thousands of fans, but feels that he needs the universal thumbs up from everyone and anyone…I guess. The nature of his post was that it was unfair that people didn’t like him (his drumming, that is). How can that be unfair? That’s a matter of personal taste, and in my case, I went online and backed up the guys who had done the initial critiquing of him. BAD FUCKING MOVE. His fans was like bloodhounds and within a few hours I had recieved more than a couple threads about having my teeth kicked in. WOW. I mean…just WOW. What the hell is going on?! Can’t people voice their opinions anymore? It’s just different tastes for different people, come on!

I’ve met him once and he came off as a drunk goofball to me. I don’t know him.

TO ME (Just to underline that this is MY fucking perception of him, not some holy undesputed truth!!!), he is to the art of drumming what McDonalds is to fine dining: NOT related.

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Written by that danish dude

May 28, 2008 at 8:30 pm