Vater Artists in 2011 Drum Readers Poll

The 2011 Drummies have been announced!

We are proud of all the Vater Artists that have placed in the 2011 Drum Magazine Drummies Reader's Poll:


Drum Set Categories

Rising Star:Runner up: Hannah Ford (Bellevue Suite)

Metal:Runner up: Derek Roddy

Urban/Hip Hop:Runner up: Cora Coleman-Dunham (Beyonce)

Blues:Runner up: Chris Layton

Alternative:Runner up: Shannon Leto (Thirty Seconds to Mars)

Punk:Runner up: Jonathan Diener (The Swellers)

Gospel/Worship:Runner up: John Lawson

Country:Runner up: Jim Riley (Rascal Flatts)

Clinician:Runner up: Mike Johnston (

Live Performer:Runner up: Morgan Rose (Sevendust)


Percussion Categories

Percussionist of the Year:Karl Perazzo (Santana)Runner up: Andy Farag (Umphrey's McGee)

Rising Star:Andy Farag (Umphrey's McGee)

Latin Percussionist:Runner up: Karl Perazzo (Santana)

Studio Percussionist:Runner up: Richie "Gajate" Garcia

Live Performer:Aaron DraperRunners up: Karl Perazzo (Santana), Andy Farag (Umphrey's McGee)

Rock/PopAndy Farag (Umphrey's McGee)


Gear Category  

Stick:Runner Up: Vater Nude Series Fusion

Categories: Awards | Artists
Posted by Chad on Tuesday, July 12, 2011 10:45 AM

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