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Mike Portnoy vs. Hello Kitty Drum Set

Mike Portnoy, (formerly of Dream Theater, currently with The Winery Dogs among many others) plays “Name that Tune” with a children’s “Hello Kitty” drum set. Let’s just say it doesn’t go well for the kit…

Full Show: Travis Barker with The Aquabats

While most people will recognize Travis Barker from Blink-182, he had a two year stint previously with The Aquabats, a hilarious ska band which dresses up in costumes and sings about magic chickens and pool parties. Check out the full show from 1998 below.

Chad Smith plays “My Friends” on Letterman with a broken arm.

Chad Smith had to play one handed because of a broken arm, acquired in a baseball game. He doesn’t even miss a beat.

Travis Barker plays “Down” on Letterman with a broken right foot

Can you play a Blink-182 song on drums? Maybe. Could you play a Blink-182 song with your dominant foot broken? Probably not.

This puppet totally smashes “Tom Sawyer” by Rush

Neil Peart would be proud. The creator wasn’t even sure the puppet would work originally, but he’s quickly becoming a rising star in the drum world…

Conan O’Brien plays drums at Radio City Music Hall

Holding it down on a beautiful DW kit; he even manages to grab a different stick without changing the beat. All and all, well done from the host of Late Night.

Dog plays drums, adorableness ensues.

We hear he’s gunning for Meg White’s job…

Travis Barker teaches Wee Man how to drum.

And Wee Man brings a special surprise from Travis Barker’s past.