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The Winners of the 1st ever Metal Injection/Sick Drummer Mag. Digital Blast Off

Posted on January 4, 2009

Blastoff Winners

The winners are in! A few months back, we announced that we are teaming with Sick Drummer Magazine to bring you a digital blast off. Both signed and unsigned drummers entered and judges : Adam Jarvis (MISERY INDEX), Dave Culross (MALEVOLENT CREATION) & Elliot Hoffman (CAR_BOMB) picked a winner for each category (signed and unsigned). In the latest issue of Sick Drummer Magazine the winners were announced.

The winners are:

SIGNED First Place:
Luke Dumke

Age: 19
Hometown: Las Cruces, NM
Years Playing: 9 years
Lessons: Yes
Band: The Informant
Favorite Drummer: Thomas Pridgen

UNSIGNED First Place: Alex Bent

Age: 15
Hometown: Escalon, California
Years Playing: 4 years
Lessons: No
Band : Valkyrja
Favorite Drummers: Tim Yeung & George Kollias

Also, coming in second place in both categories:

SIGNED Second Place:
Juan Carlos Artehaga Mosquera

Age: 34
Hometown: Calarca Quindio Colombia
Years Playing: 8 years
Lessons: No
Band: Mental Apraxia & Mindly Rotten
Favorite Drummers: George kollias & Lord Marco

UNSIGNED Second Place:
Teemu Lerto

Age: 18
Hometown: Nummi-Pusula, Finland
Years playing: 4 years
Lessons: No
In a band: No
Favorite Drummers: Gene Hoglan, Sean Reinert, Richard Christy, George Kollias & Derek Roddy

Congratulations to the winners. They will be receiving a sleek new set of Axis Double A Longboards. If you are a drummer, and want to enter the Blast-Off fear not. The competition will return in March for a new round! Also, if you are a drummer, you have to do yourself a favorite and subscribe to Sick Drummer Magazine, its completely FREE and they pack a serious punch!

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