I'm pleased to announce that Moe Carlson of the Canadian band Protest the Hero, is now an official Meinl Cymbal artist.
Moe is one of the most exciting drummers to hit the scene in a long, long time. Moe and the band take equal parts prog-rock, hardcore, and metal, add their virtuosic chops and infectious melodies and come out with a sound all their own that's refreshing and exciting. Check out their new album, Fortress for a taste of what I'm talking about. In the sonic sense, these guys are cosmic voyagers.
When I was entering Moe's information into the database for his artist profile, I was blown away to find out the he's only been playing drums for 8 years!!!???!!! That's absolutely insane. When you listen to the dexterity, precision, technical skill and musicality that oozes from his playing, it will be hard for you to believe also.
Moe's getting ready to head to Japan and China, which I know he's stoked about, and then he and the band will be on the entire VANS Warped Tour in the US this summer.