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Legendary metal drummer Gene "The Atomic Clock" Hoglan (Testament, Death, Dark Angel, Dethklok, Meldrum) and West of Hell front man Chris 'The Heatehn' Valagao (Zimmers Hole, Mechanism) are featured on a recently released cover of Van Halen's "Get Up."
This tongue and cheek poke at the Van Halen classic, humorously renamed 'Get It Up,' is part of Sylencer's latest release "A Lethal Dose of Truth." The track also features Dethklok mainman Brendon Small on lead guitar. Check out the song through the player available below.
Hoglan, who is currently on tour with Testament, is slated to join Brendon Small and the rest of Dethklok for their upcoming north American tour that kicks off in Norfolk, VA on October 30th.
West of Hell, along with Valagao, will join Agnostic Front and Deth By Stereo for a western Canadian tour starting October 19th at The Rickshaw in Vancouver, BC Canada. More...
Gene Hoglan has announced a drum clinic presented by Pearl Drums this coming Monday, October 24th at Sweetwater in Fort Wayne Indiana. Reversed Records commented on the upcoming clinic:
"Learn how to supercharge your drumming technique - from a metal master! Acclaimed for his incredibly tight, technical, and powerful drumming skills, Gene Hoglan is known as 'the Atomic Clock.' On Monday, October 24th, you can witness his skills in person, right here at Sweetwater. Gene will demonstrate his killer technique, discuss his projects, share tips and methods, and answer your questions."
Gene Hoglan recently released his instructional DVD, "The Atomic Clock" through Hoglan Industries in the U.S. and on Reversed Records in Canada. Hoglan will also join Testament on tour starting on the 28th, with full details on the run of shows available at this location.
Backstage and performance video has been posted online featuring Gene Hoglan's recent Inferno Festival appearance performing for Forbidden. Hoglan is filling in for Forbidden's drummer Mark Hernandez, who was forced to sit out the band's appearances at Norway's Inferno and Metropole Ruhr Festival in Germany. You can view the footage in the player below.