Legendary extreme-metal drummer Gene Hoglan (TESTAMENT, DEATH, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, DARK ANGEL, DETHKLOK) is planning a series of appearances under the "The Gene Hoglan Experience" banner, set to take place this fall, where he will tell stories and play some of your favorite songs from your favorite bands that he has performed with over the years.Acording to a press release, "The Gene Hoglan Experience" is "an intimate gathering of metal fans brought together to celebrate the legacy and 30-year career of one of metal's most legendary drummers."
Hoglan came up with this concept to give the fans what they want: the ultimate "Gene" experience. In addition to telling personal stories, as mentioned above, Hoglan will reveal some of his secret techniques and tips to help all drummers and musicians of all levels. You get to meet Hoglan and have access to his exclusive merchandise from Gene himself.
You get to ask Hoglan anything you want!
The first "The Gene Hoglan Experience" will take place as part of the Noctis 666 Metal Festival And Conference on Saturday, September 20 at 3:00 p.m. at Vern's Tavern in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Admission to the clinic is included in the conference ticket. For more information, visit www.noctisvalkyries.com.
These "The Gene Hoglan Experience" showcases are being planned in celebration of Hoglan's upcoming DVD, a documentary-style film about the inner workings (personal and technical) of the master of metal drumming himself. This is Gene's second DVD release, and it will be released this fall. Hoglan is currently gearing up to head out on the road with TESTAMENT next month.