Hanging with Dean Zimmer at Vinny Appice’s DrumMonster clinic at GoDPS Music Newbury Park, CA 1/11/2014

2 hour live streaming online master class with Vinny Appice

The class covered solo techniques, songwriting, creating signature fills, memorable rock grooves, pedal techniques, warm up exercises and a lot more.

The performance will be available soon via GoDPSMusic’s website.



DRUM CHANNEL – Curt Bisquera, Satnam Ragotra , Toss Panos MAN OF STEEL/ Galactic Booty Co. band STUDIO SHOW 1/9/2014



It’s always cool to get to hang out with the world’s greatest drummers.   This was the 165th Drum Channel show and is now simulcast on their YOUTUBE channel and via all mobile devices.


“Galactic Booty Co.”  is a new band that features three drummers did sound track work for  “Man of Steel“.    The band consists of Curt Bisquera, Toss Panos, and Satnam  Ramgotra – three truly remarkable drummers.


They started off playing as a trio with “Kirkee B” on a cocktail kit, Toss Panos on a traditional DW kit, and Satnam Ramgothra on a tabla, cajon and a DW woofer  (Satnam credited Toss with the set up).



The first song was just drumming and then the  Galactic Booty Co. was in full effect when they were joined by Matt Rohde on keyboard and Dan Lutz on the bass  .



The drumming trio was also interviewed on…

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The Winery Dogs The Canyon Club with friends 10/3/2013

Dean Zimmer with Terry Bozzio, Gregg Bissonette, Doane Perry, Myron Grombacher and Al Velasquez, Jr. Drum Channel Studios 9/27/2013




Dean Zimmer is finally getting his due.   After his YouTube video caught the attention of people on the Internet, he made the news, was covered in Rolling Stone, The Huffington Post and many other news sources around the world.  Having Dean on the Drum Channel has actually been in the works for many years.

The live Drum Channel show started with Terry Bozzio jamming with Dean.


Stanley Gonzales and Ross Harris – the guys behind “Drummer Wanted : Dean Zimmer”.


They continue gathering footage and documenting Dean’s incredible story.


After the initial jam, Dean and The Woodland Hills Drum Club hopped on the couch and discussed Mark Craney (R.I.P. – he founded the drum club in his garage in 1985 and had some incredible members over the years), Dean’s start in drumming, moving to California from South Dakota (where Mark Craney befriended Dean many years) and jamming with some of…

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