Tag Archives: School Of Rock

School Of Rock giving students opportunity to perform during ‘Knotfest At Sea’

Posted by on March 9, 2020

School Of Rock is giving their students the chance to play during the inaugural Knotfest At Sea concert cruise.  In conjunction with concert cruise promotor Sixthman and Modern Drummer magazine, the global music education program will give a handful of students the opportunity to play multiple times during the four-day festival. Modern Drummer will also […]

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Watch kids cover Cattle Decapitation’s “One Day Closer To The End of the World”

Posted by on January 28, 2020

  A group of kids from the San Diego School of Rock performed Cattle Decapitation’s “One Day Closer to the End of the World.” The track is taken from the group’s new album, Death Atlas, which is one of our favorite records of 2019.    Watch the performance clip below:

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Clutch’s Earth Rocker Festival gets official

Posted by on March 22, 2017

Last month, when Clutch announced their tour with The Sword and Lucero, they also mentioned that they’d be putting on their own festival, the Earth Rocker festival. Named after their 2013 album, more information has come forth about the fest, which will take place on May 20th in Inwood,WV. Held at outdoor venue Shiley Acres, […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Back to school jams

Posted by on August 26, 2015

As the parents around the country start to sing the Christmas jingle about it being the “most wonderful time of the year,” there are thousands of students returning to their respective schools and universities to continue their education. Whether they are going willingly, or because it’s the law, it’s an annual rite of passage for […]

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Holland has a metal college and we want to enroll

Posted by on April 17, 2014

School of Rock is more than just a Jack Black movie. In fact, there are over 100 schools in the States and abroad that teach children how to play music together fashioned after the original one started by Paul Green. However, in Holland, Within Temptation guitarist Ruud Jolie has started teaching at a metal college! […]

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August Burns Red/Texas in July Drummers to Host Drum Day Clinic

Posted by on March 18, 2013

Next Saturday (23), GreinerKilmer Customs, a drum company owned by August Burns Red drummer Matt Greiner and his partner Kaleb Kilmer, will be hosting Drum Day at the School of Rock in Fort Washington, PA. With them, they are bringing drummers Adam Gray of Texas in July and Grant McFarland (ex-This or The Apocalypse). The […]

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Melvins Drummer Dale Crover Gets Into Hooch With Some Kids

Posted by on January 15, 2013

[youtube]http://youtu.be/RN7aNzBnjHM[/youtube] School of Rock is more than just a Jack Black movie. It’s a growing franchise that teaches kids music lessons, except instead of grandmothers teaching classical music via repetition, it’s rock music being taught by actual musicians, and sometimes those kids get to jam with their idols. And while it’s unlikely that  kids growing […]

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Red Fang: “Hopefully Early Next Year We’ll Have Our New Record Finished”

Posted by on July 5, 2012

Since 2009, when their first album was released on Sargent House, Portland’s Red Fang has quickly gained popularity. Now signed to Relapse Records, the quartet released Murder the Mountains in 2011 to glorifying reviews and hit the road with Mastodon and The Dillinger Escape Plan. Metallica took notice and invited them to grace the Damage […]

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Danny Carey Jams With Teens At The School Of Rock, Gives An Update On Tool’s New Album

Posted by on May 24, 2012

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eRBbup-HE0[/youtube] Consider us extremely jealous of these particular teenagers. Last Friday (May 18), a handful of young aspiring musicians had the chance to perform with Tool’s Danny Carey at the School Of Rock in West LA. In addition to performing Tool and Led Zeppelin covers, the drummer also took the time to answer questions about […]

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