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Devo drummer Alan Myers dies of cancer

Alan Myers, Devo's drummer during their period of greatest success, died Monday of brain cancer. Myers' death was first reported on Facebook by his friend Ralph Carney, a jazz musician who knew Myers in Devo's hometown of Akron, Ohio, (and the uncle of Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney).Myers be Full story

‘Tonight Show’ drummer dies at 84

   Ed Shaughnessy, an accomplished jazz drummer, bandleader and arranger, was part of the “Tonight Show” band from 1963 to 1992. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

Helen Mirren tells drummers they are a Royal pain

   A mobile phone ringing or loud whispering are big no-no's in the theatre. But what about a group of drummers innocently performing outside the theatre? That's what interrupted Dame Helen Mirren's performance as The Queen in her latest West End play. But instead of ignoring the noise, the star of the

Mirren, dressed as queen, reads royal riot act to noisy drummers

LONDON (Reuters) - Actress Helen Mirren has delivered another show-stopping performance as Britain's Queen Elizabeth after storming out of a London theatre dressed as the monarch to deliver an expletive-riddled tirade at a group of drummers ruining the play. Full story

Maroon 5 drummer: Zildjian is 'a part of my life'

   Matt Flynn, drummer for the band Maroon 5, sits down with TODAY’s Bob Dotson to talk about Zildjian cymbals and the differences between individual cymbals.

Squawk 'N Roll With Kansas' Phil Ehart

   Phil Ehart, Kansas drummer & band manager, provides an inside look at the current state of the music business, as the band celebrates its 40th anniversary.

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  Enthusiastic drummer steals show from singer

The TODAY anchors, along with Soleil Moon Frye and South Korean Internet sensation PSY, take a look at funny video of a drummer’s enthusiastic skills overshadowing the singer he’s backing up. They also discuss how Natalie’s new hairdo has created quite a buzz online the last couple days.

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