Brann Dailor on Cover of DRUM! Magazine

Vater Artist Brann Dailor of Mastodon is the cover story of the current issue of DRUM! Magazine (Dec 2011) issue.

Another Vater Artist featured in this issue is Andy Farag of Umphrey's McGee.

As if that wasn't enough, on page #106, there's a review of some of Vater's new products including the Cora Coleman Dunham, Chris McHugh, Mike Johnson 2451, Chris Pennie, Big Mike Clemons models as well as Vater Grip Tape.

Grab your copy of DRUM!'s Dec. issue today! 

 

 

Check out our Vater Artist video spotlight on Brann Dailor here:

Posted by Chad on Monday, November 21, 2011 10:28 PM

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

Modern Drummer Review

Check out the review of some of Vater's new models in the May 2011 issue of Modern Drummer Magazine on page 24. Modern Drummer reviewed the new Mike Johnston 2451, Chris Pennie, Chris McHugh, Big Mike Clemons, and Cora Coleman-Dunham Vater Player's Design models. Also reviewed is the Swing, Bamboo Splashstick and Bambooo Splashstick Slim models.


 

 

 

Posted by Chad on Tuesday, April 05, 2011 1:29 PM

NAMM day 2

Friday was nuts at NAMM. We had Steven Adler sign for fans at noon, and artists coming by nonstop. Lots of fun was had. Check the photos!

 

 
Derek Roddy could not contain his excitement.
 
 
 
Patrick Keeler (the Raconteurs) picked up a Vintage Bomber
 
 

 
fans lined up for over an hour to see Steven Adler 
 
 
 
 
Steven and Vater's own Bill Morgan
 
 
 
Mika Fineo (Filter) swung in before his signing on Saturday
 
 
 
Alan Vater and Fred Dinkins
 
 
 
Anthony Michelli and Vater's Chad Brandolini
 
 
 
Darius Fentress
 
 
 
Eliott Jacobson (Ingrid Michaelson) and Justin Glasco (Kate Vogel)
 
 
 
Mario Calire (Ozomatli) was pumped to get on the booth wall.  He stayed there for quite a while.
 
 
 
Nate Walker (Lit) and Chad B!
 
 
 
Jerry Gaskill (King's X)
 
 
 
Andrew Cook (A Rocket to the Moon) and Ryan Yerdon (Puddle of Mudd) hung out for a while and talked about how Portland, Oregon could have just has easily been Boston, Oregon. Weird.
 
 
 
David Silveria and Chris Pennie
 
 
 
Brian Frasier-Moore really loves his signature sticks. No, REALLY loves them. You will too.
 
 
 
Ilan Rubin (The New Regime/Nine Inch Nails)
 
 
Mike Clemons (Israel Houghton and the New Breed) checking out his new signature stick. 
 
 
 
Serge Lysack (The Drum Lab) and Mike Johnston (mikeslessons.com) are stoked to be part of the Vater family, and were nice enough to let Mario stay on the wall for this photo ;)
 
That's it from Day 2 of NAMM. More photos to come from Day 3! 

Posted by Dan on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 4:22 AM

"A Drummer's Perspective" Book

David Phillips’ book, "A Drummer's Perspective", is a stunning collection of live action photos celebrating the world of drumming that features tons of Vater Artists!

This large format book brings together some of the finest unseen photographs of legendary drummers. It is a unique collection of pictures taken by the author David Phillips, who has been given rare access on stage and behind the scenes to many of the biggest bands in the world. The powerful images include almost 200 photos of some of the most amazing rock concerts and give a fascinating insight to drummers, their playing and their world.

Some of the Vater Artists featured throughout the book include: Adam 'Atom' Willard (Angels & Airwaves), Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Chris Pennie (Coheed and Cambria), Cora Coleman-Dunham (Prince), Graham Broad (Roger Waters), Ilan Rubin (Nine Inch Nails), Joe Travers (Zappa Plays Zappa), Josh Freese (Devo/A Perfect Circle), Nisan Stewart (Jamie Fox), Patrick Keeler (Raconteurs/The Greenhornes), Paul Bostaph (Testament), Scott Travis (Judas Priest), Sean Kinney (Alice In Chains), Trevor Lawrence Jr. (Herbie Hancock),Will Hunt (Black Label Society) and more.

For more info and to purchase your copy, head over to:http://www.music-images.co.uk/the-book.html#

 

 

Posted by Chad on Tuesday, January 04, 2011 8:07 PM
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