CHAD SMITH'S BOMBASTIC MEATBATS DRUM SOLO CONTEST!
"The Galute"-Chad Smith, "Worker Bee"-Jeff Kollman, "The Wrench"-Ed Roth, and "Bubbles"-Kevin Chown thank all who entered the Chad Smith's Bombastic Meatbats Drum Solo Contest! It was almost impossible to pick. Everyone was good, so we had to break it down to groove, theatrical performance, and musicality. Bonus points (if it was a live solo) were awarded for crowd participation.
The Meatbats congratulate the 3 winners of the contest:
First prize - Reuben Gingrich
The First Place Winner will receive a personal phone call from Chad and the Meatbats to talk about your winning solo and drumming techniques. You will also win a Pearl Chad Smith Signature 5-piece Shell Pack (MSRP $1,100), with the kick personally autographed by Chad Smith's Bombastic Meatbats, a Bombastic Meatbats T-Shirt and CD. Shell pack features 22"x18" Bass, 12"x9" Tom, 14"x14" Floor Tom, 16"x16" Floor Tom, and 14"x5" Signature Snare. This is a limited-edition killer that gives up the funk!
Second Prize - J.D. Hall
The Second Place Winner will receive a Pearl Chad Smith Signature 14"x5" Snare Drum (MSRP $469), which will be autographed by Chad Smith's Bombastic Meatbats and a Bombastic Meatbats T-Shirt and CD.
Third Prize - Timothy DiDuro
The Third Place Winner will receive a Chad Smith's Bombastic Meatbats autographed CD and T-Shirt.
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If you have any questions,
you may contact:
pr @ warriorrecords.com
or by mail to:
c/o Chad Smith's Bombastic Meatbats Drum Solo Contest
7095 Hollywood Blvd., #826
Hollywood, CA 90028 USA
about Chad Smith's Bombastic Meatbats
Bombastic, funky, sexy and loud, Chad Smith ("the Galute") is breaking out on his own with Jeff Kollman ("Worker Bee"), Ed Roth ("the Wrench"), and Kevin Chown ("Bubbles"). Together, they comprise what is easily one of the most interesting and unpredictable instrumental bands to come along in years; Chad Smith's Bombastic Meatbats. Their sound creates a new sonic experience with a cutting edge and a plethora of influences, fusing together styles as diverse as classic rock, old school funk, punk, and 70's R&B.
Look for Chad Smith's Bombastic Meatbats to inspire a new generation of instrumental music fans. Pick up their debut CD, "Meet the Meatbats" released by Warrior Records via Universal Music Group Distribution.