Chris Adler on His Drum Inspiration and More

It’s still weird that I’ve been commending Guitar Center of all places for doing great interviews, but here we are. If you’ve missed their surprisingly informative interviews with Metallica and Soundgarden, I’d highly recommend checking them out.


Now they’ve done a short piece on Lamb of God drummer Chris Adler. To be honest, it’s shorter, less compelling than those other pieces I linked to. But there are a few nice little knowledge cherry bombs in there. Like did you know that the player that inspired Adler to commit to serious drumming was Shannon Larkin? Well now you do.

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Chris Alfano has written about music and toured in bands since print magazines and were popular. Once in high-school he hacked a friend's QBasic stick figure fighting game to add a chiptune metal soundtrack. Random attractive people still give him high-fives about that.