As drummer for Mastodon, Brann Dailor has played thousands of live shows, from tiny, packed-out clubs to huge TV shows and mega festivals.
To complicate matters Dailor doesn't have to worry about keeping the most exciting metal band of the 21st century on track from behind the kit, he's also taking lead vocals on a hefty chunk of the Mastodon cannon. This month we pick his brain on playing live as he shares key tips and stories on how to put on a great show from behind the kit.
Daru Jones (Jack White)
Matt Garstka (Animals As Leaders)
Omar Hakim and Mino Cinelu (Kate Bush)
Cherisse Osei (Bryan Ferry/Paloma Faith)
Mel Gaynor (Simple Minds)
Pearl Masters BCX drum kit
Premier Modern Classic snare drums
Remo Silent Stroke drum heads
Roland NE-10 Noise Eaters
Yamaha Stage Custom drum kit
SE Electronics drum microphone
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