Contact Us

Guitar Center, Stephen Perkins Host Drum-Off Finals

Guitar Center is looking for the next great musician who sits behind a kit! The retailer has announced its star-studded lineup for the Drum-Off ’09 Grand Finals, which is the search for the next great undiscovered drummer. Over 5,000 drummers tried out and the five best will battle it out in the Grand Finals which will be held at The Wiltern in Los Angeles on January.

Skinsman Stephen Perkins of Jane’s Addiction and Porno for Pyros alt rock fame, is hosting the event again this year. “Guitar Center’s Drum-Off finals are always a gathering of the best drummers in the nation,” Perkins told Noisecreep. “From the competition between the top up-and-coming players to the performances by some of the world’s greatest drummers, Drum-Off is a bar-raising experience for everyone involved. I think it’s great what Guitar Center is doing to support aspiring musicians and I’m honored to once again be part of it.”

The cash and prizes? A whopping $35,000 in cash, prizes and endorsements. But the winner’s participation in a once-in-a-lifetime spectacle at the event called ‘Bezerk’? That’s priceless. ‘Bezerk’ is an exclusive project put together by Tommy Lee that will feature Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Matt Sorum of Guns N’ Roses, Velvet Revolver, Jose Pasillas of Incubus, Sully Erna of Godsmack and many others. The historic night will also include a tribute to John Bonham by Jason Bonham and a collaborative performance by Danny Carey of Tool and Brann Dailor of Mastodon.

Jan. 8 in Los Angeles will certainly be a drummer’s wettest dream!

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://noisecreep.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Noisecreep quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on Noisecreep quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!