Sick Drummer Magazine To Launch Sick Contest This July Featuring Nir Nakav Of SALEM

Sick Drummer Magazine is pleased to launch The Drums Of The Dead Contest featuring SALEM basher Nir Nakav!


Post a video of yourself playing “Drums Of The Dead Part I” on the SickDrummer YouTube channel, in response to this video: and you could win: 2 Sabian AAX Crash Cymbals, 6 Pairs of SALEM signature drumsticks (not available outside Isreal), B.P.R.D Volume I, a SALEM T-shirt, a copy of the band’s new full-length Playing God And Other Short Stories and a lifetime subscription to Sick Drummer Magazine. Ten additional one-year subscriptions to Sick Drummer Magazine will be given to the first 10 serious entries.

“Drums Of The Dead Part I” comes off SALEM’s recently released Pulverised full-length Playing God And Other Short Stories. Anyone who enters will have access to written notation of the song, as well as audio tracks with or without a click. There will be a link to download these files from the homepage of starting July 1, 2010 when the contest officially begins. The contest will run through September 1, 2010.

The Two-Year Anniversary Issue of Sick Drummer Magazine will include interviews with: Tim Yeung of Divine Heresy/Morbid Angel, Craig Smilowski (ex-immolation), Gus Rios of Malevolent Creation, Dave Astor of Pathology, Mark Hernandez of Forbidden, Ray Luzier of Korn, John Merryman of Cephalic Carnage, Stef Broks of Textures, Aantar Coates of Diabolic, Oliver Beaudoin of Neuraxis, Charlie Benante of Anthrax and Chris Pennie (and his Dad) of Coheed & Cambria as well as lessons from Elliot Hoffman of CarBomb, Sean Reinert of Cynic and Dirk Verbeuren of Soilwork/Scarve, video from Blake Richardson of BTBAM, off-beat chats with insane artist Tony Koehl and columns from Eyal Levi of Daath, Brad Fickeisen (ex – The Red Chord) and debuts column from ex- Slayer drummer Tony Scaglione and Nir Nakav of SALEM! Sick Drummer Magazine is only $10.00 per year, so get your subscription NOW!

Playing God And Other Short Stories, the seventh studio album from Israeli extreme metallers SALEM was recorded at Harold Studios in Israel, mastered by UE Nastasi at the prestigious Sterling Sound in NYC. and recently issued by Singapore’s Pulverised Records. The record includes a guest vocal appearance by At The Gates frontman Tomas Lindberg, (on “The Mark Of The Beast Part 1” and “The Mark Of The Beast Part 2”) as well as a cover of Bob Marley’s “Exodus.”