Modern Drummer Readers Poll

Congratulations to all the Vater Artists who placed in Modern Drummer's 2013 Readers Poll.

 

 

Alternative

# 2 Gil Sharone [Stolen Babies]
# 4 Mike Byrne [Smashing Pumpkins]
 
Pop
# 3 Tony Escapa [Ricky Martin]
# 4 Brian Frasier-Moore [Justin Timberlake]
 
Metal
# 5 Brann Dailor [Mastodon]
 
R&B
# 3 Chris Dave [D'Angelo]
# 4 Lil' John Roberts [Neyo]
 
Country
# 1 Jim Riley [Rascal Flatts]
 
Clinician/Educator
# 4 Mike Johnston [Mikeslessons.com]
 
Up & Coming
# 2 Luke Holland [The Word Alive]
 
Percussionist
# 5 Roland Gajate Garcia [American Idol/Stevie Wonder]

 

Posted by Chad on Monday, June 24, 2013 2:23 PM

Vater Artists Win in 2012 MD Readers Poll

Congratulations to all of the Vater Artists that placed in the 2012 Modern Drummer Magzine Readers Poll! You can also see the full results in the July 2012 issue of Modern Drummer, which is on sale now.


 

MVP

#3 Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers)

#4 Josh Freese (Devo/Weezer/A Perfect Circle) 

 

Mainstream Rock

#2 Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers)

 

Alternative Rock 

#5 Jay Lane (Primus)

 

Pop

#2 Mattt Flynn (Maroon 5)

 

Studio

Winner: Josh Freese (Devo/Weezer/A Perfect Circle)

 

R&B 

#4 Chris Dave (D'Angelo/Robert Glasper Experiment)

 

Metal 

#4 Jeremy Spencer (Five Finger Death Punch)

#5 Brann Dailor (Mastodon)

 

Country

Winner: Jim Riley (Rascal Flatts)

#4 Chris McHugh (Keith Urban/Nashville Session Artist)

 

Clinician/Educator

#3 Mike Johnston ( www.mikeslessons.com) 

#5 Jim Riley (Rascal Flatts)

 

Up & Coming

#3 Erick Slick (Dr.Dog)

#5 Chris St. Hilaire (The London Souls)

 

Educational Book 

#3 Jim Riley: Song Charting Made Easy 

#4 Ari Hoenig: Systems: Book 

 

Educational DVD 

#3 Virgil Donati: Double Bass Drum Freedom 

 

Recorded Performance

#4 Brann Dailor: The Hunter (Mastodon) 

 

 

Also, a big Congrats to Vater Slick Nut Cymbal Fastener Artist Mike Mangini for Winning MVP and Recorded Performance and taking #2 in Prog.

Posted by Chad on Monday, June 04, 2012 8:55 AM

Modern Drummer Readers Poll 2012

Vater is well represented in the 2012 Modern Drummer Readers Poll! Head on over to ModernDrummer.com and cast your vote. Vater Artist nominees in the various categories include: Chad Smith, Josh Freese, Chris McHugh, Virgil Donati, Mike Johnston, Jim Riley, Eric Slick, Jay Lane, Matt Flynn, Matt Halpern, Jeremy Spencer, Brann Dailor, Chris Dave and Ari Hoenig.
  
 

Posted by Chad on Wednesday, January 04, 2012 12:10 AM

2011 Modern Drummer Readers Poll

Once again, we are pleased to have many Vater Artists recognized in the 2011 Modern Drummer Readers Poll. Congrats to all!

 

Alternative

#1 Jack White

#2 Chris Pennie

 

Metal

#3 Morgan Rose

#5 Brann Dailor

 

R&B

#5 Chris Dave

 

Jazz

#3 Johnathan Blake

#5 Eric Harland

 

Studio

#1 Josh Freese

#4 Shawn Pelton

 

Country

#1 Jim Riley

#5 Chris McHugh

 

Clinician/Educator

#3 Mike Johnston

#5 Jim Riley

 

Up & Coming

 #1 Mike Byrne

 

Educational Book

#5 Intro To Polyrhythms by Ari Hoenig

 

Educational DVD

#4 Blast Beats Evolved by Derek Roddy

Posted by Chad on Tuesday, May 31, 2011 8:47 AM

New Chris Dave Video Spotlight

Check out the Vater Artist Video Spotlight on Chris "Daddy" Dave.

 

 

 

Posted by Chad on Wednesday, March 09, 2011 3:37 PM

Factory Tour Video

We have just posted a new Vater Factory Tour video. The video is a step-by-step overview from Alan Vater of the manufacturing process from the time it's a dowel all the way through being a finished drumstick in our warehouse.

See for yourself the hands-on care and quality assurance that your Vater sticks get every single day.

 

Posted by Chad on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 7:03 PM
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