Matt Sorum

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Interview: Matt Sorum, Rock’s Go-To Drummer, Flexes Songwriter and Guitar Chops on Solo Album

If you’ve been a casual follower of Matt Sorum’s career — the drummer’s career includes stints in the Cult, Guns N Roses and Velvet Revolver — you might be surprised by his new album, Stratosphere (credited to “Matt Sorum and Fierce Joy”). It’s pretty far from the hard rock sounds of his career bands. On this album, Sorum is in singer-songwriter mode, and trades his seat behind the drums for vocals and guitar.

06/20/2014

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Vote For The Greatest Rock Drummer Of All Time – #KingOfBeats

Just exactly who is the best rock and roll drummer to ever bash a kit into submission? Vote for your favorite beat-keeper now!

11/06/2012

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The Melvins’ Trevor Dunn To Green Day’s Billie Joe: “Nothing Worse Than Some Rock ‘N Roll Brat Throwing A Tantrum”

The bass player of the Melvins recently let his feelings be known about Billie Joe Armstrong’s onstage rant in Las Vegas, and they’re not very nice at all. Is this a case of “haters gonna hate,” or does he have a point?

09/28/2012

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