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H2ZHW: Jimmy Chamberlin Of The Smashing Pumpkins

In this episode we are joined by Jimmy Chamberlin, drummer of The Smashing Pumpkins
Jimmy took time out from recording the next Pumpkins album in Nashville to chat with us
before the band head our way for their upcoming The World Is A Vampire Festival.

Jimmy and I get our drum nerd on and talk about things like

  • kit set up and configuration
  • effects the evironment the gig is in has on drums and heads
  • the progress of the new Pumpkins album
  • importance of drum throne set up and posture
  • stick types and stick prep
  • why he chose Istanbul cymbals
  • how he has changed his drums and cymbals over the years and why
  • why he still takes drum lessons to this day
  • the upcoming Australian run and the US Run with Stone Temple Pilots
  • his long affiliation with Yamaha Drums

Don’t forget to get your tickets to the upcoming The World Is A Vampire Festival

Saturday April 15th – Brisbane
Sunday April 16th – Bribie Island
Tuesday April 18th – Sydney SOLD OUT
Wednesday April 19th – Sydney
Saturday April 22nd – Melbourne
Sunday April 23rd – Ballarat
Wednesday April 26th – Adelaide
Thursday April 27th – Melbourne SOLD OUT
Saturday April 29th – Newcastle
Sunday April 30th – Gold Coast

Get Your Tickets at

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