Did you employ any triggers in the studio?
"In the mix there is a little helping it along but it is more natural than anything. Our last record was probably all triggers. That’s just the way Colin worked. It sounds like a machine then but on this record I wanted it to be as natural as possible.
"Same thing with the new Slayer record, there are no triggers on there and the kit sounds awesome. We supported them last summer in America; I’ve never seen anyone drum like that in my life. It doesn’t just stop with metal, he knows jazz and everything."
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