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Limp Bizkit Drummer Offering Lessons

Limp Bizkit drummer John Otto (cousin of Limp Bizkit bassist Sam Rivers) is offering private lessons which will cost $150 for beginner lessons and $200 for private lessons. For more information visit www.myspace.com/john_otto_lessons.

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1. XWigglesX writes:

Lol it is like a blind man trying to explain the weather to a deaf man.

# May 1, 2008 @ 5:56 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Whoracle writes:

AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Oh god, this is priceless...my drum teacher could outplay this guy without even half trying, I can guarantee. Ha!

# May 1, 2008 @ 8:01 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Kadmium writes:

This story got my hopes up; I almost thought it said "Limp Bizkit Drummer Taking Lessons"

# May 1, 2008 @ 9:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. The Legend writes:

The prices go on to include $12 for a HJ, $15 for a BJ...and so on and so forth

# May 1, 2008 @ 11:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Detmetal20 writes:

What is he offering lessons on...being a homo?

# May 1, 2008 @ 11:50 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. 7dustrulesall writes:

Awesome, I cant wait. I want to learn how to play just like Limp Bizkit. This is great. What's next Fred Durst giving lessons on how to get booed off stage? Or Wes Borland teaches you how to dress like a woman? This has got to be one of the dumbest things that I have ever heard. I guess he lost all of his money from his LB days and needs cash. Sucks to be him.

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7. dmasa writes:

THE IMMENSE IRONY!!!!!!!!!

# May 1, 2008 @ 2:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. j writes:

I realize hating on LB is the hip thing to do (it's pretty much cliché here), but folks should know John Otto's a jazz-trained drummer. Just 'cause Durst is talentless doesn't mean the whole band is, guys.

# May 1, 2008 @ 3:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Kalis_wrath writes:

Oy! What a complete waste of money!

# May 1, 2008 @ 3:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. EpicNeckbeard writes:

I've never heard of may fools day, but so far off to a great start.

I don't know about you guys but I'd rather take lessons from def leppards drummer.

# May 1, 2008 @ 5:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. ...Just Another Number... writes:

$150 - $200? Are you serious? Andols from Chimaira was only charging my old drummer somewhere around $80-$100 a lesson and he has more skill in 1 appendage than John Otto's whole family.

# May 1, 2008 @ 7:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. ...Just Another Number... writes:

Oh, and Post 9, that is true but it is still an outrageous price. He is just trying to capitalize on the fact he is in LB.

# May 1, 2008 @ 7:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Mario Sanchez writes:

John Otto os a great drummer. I see by the comments posted here, all these haters are hearing the way John plays, but not listening. Learn how to open those f***ing ears, people! We all miss you, John...

# May 2, 2008 @ 1:57 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. XWigglesX writes:

No, Dave Lombardo is a great drummer, Hellhammer is, Ben Koller (Converge) is. John Otto is not.

# May 2, 2008 @ 2:28 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. optimus_prime18 writes:

My absolute favorite on the youtube clip is when he says that he just wants to give back to the community! Is that what Slim Paulie the pimp on my corner is doing too...giving back to the community. Dude's even sloppy on his promo clip!

# May 2, 2008 @ 10:16 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. AE writes:

I am in no way a Limp fan, but I think 99% of the people posting here are being very rude and pompous. Each one of you fuc ks would do the same damn thing if you were in his shoes, and use your talents to make fuc king money. The funny thing is, the same people bashing him, are the same people that will never come close to the success he has had. They will only cover up their in-satisfaction with insults and crude jokes. So keep em comin' you pieces of trash!

# May 2, 2008 @ 10:57 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. DreadPrevailed writes:

^^^ AE couldnt of put that any better.....and if this guy wasnt a good drummer then i dont think he would be in a internationally known band and offering lesson. Some of you guys ened to grow up

# May 2, 2008 @ 2:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. DreadPrevailed writes:

need*

# May 2, 2008 @ 2:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. tothesetwoidiotsaheadofme writes:

f*** limp bizkit, and f*** you for glorifying this obviously coked out loser has been.

# May 2, 2008 @ 2:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. ...Just Another Number... writes:

"I just want to give back to the community"... then give lessons to kids, not over charge for lessons. We are mocking him because he is an over rated hypocrit, just like the majority of people who have been a part of LB. Maybe you should open your eyes and stop trying to defend anyone and everyone who is even remotely famous. And just because you are known around the world as a musician doesn't mean you have talent, I know tons of drummers who are only in a local circuit as far as notoriety who are not only more professional but more talented than John Otto.

# May 2, 2008 @ 6:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. AE writes:

Modern drummer didn't put him on their cover just for sh its and giggles. The guy is a jazz trained drummer, and he is quite good might I add. There are always going to be people that are better, faster, stronger, etc... However, not everyone is going to be recognized by Modern Drummer. You will most likely bash the fact, and say it doesn't matter that he was featured in Modern Drummer, but that is just because ignorance overshadows intelligence. Just because someone does not play every damn thing to the best of their abilites and make it the most complex and crazy thing you have ever heard, does not mean they are a wasted talent. He played simple riffs through Limp because that was what the music called for. The same reason why the guitarist Wes did not go off on crazy solo's, even though he could.

# May 2, 2008 @ 6:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. psythe writes:

lol - Lesson Number 1: 'How to Play Like You Don't Know How to Play' :P

"There are always going to be people that are better, faster, stronger, etc.." - probably Daft Punk hahah

# May 2, 2008 @ 6:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. Txmetalhead writes:

Fukkin' Lombardo is overrated. Name dropping again. John Bonham was a great drummer! Neil Peart is a drummer! Thomas Hakke is a drummer. Bran Dailor is a fukkin' drummer. Van Williams is a drummer, man. So is - Gene Hoglan. Fukk - Dave Lombardo..and Slayer..
This group of artists are true drummers...my opinion, of course.

# May 2, 2008 @ 7:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. psythe writes:

^^Hakke IS one hell of a skinsman.

Now Playing: Parkway Drive - "Guns For Show, Knives For A Pro"

# May 2, 2008 @ 8:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. Txmetalhead writes:

Fukk ya! I agree. The new album from Meshuggah crushes...

# May 2, 2008 @ 8:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. psythe writes:

obZen couldn't be better - in fact Meshuggah itself pretty much couldn't be better. I'm a big fan :)

Now Playing: Textures - "Drive"

# May 2, 2008 @ 9:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. Kalis_wrath writes:

Hakke is a true god of the skins indeed! I was astounded at the level of pure brutality he displayed at the Sodo show! With the ammount of pain he was in he missed not a single beat!

# May 2, 2008 @ 9:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. XWigglesX writes:

Damn i'm yet to hear obZen!

# May 2, 2008 @ 11:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. psythe writes:

Get into it, man, it's brilliant.

# May 2, 2008 @ 11:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. Kalis_wrath writes:

I think I am still in awe that I got to see Meshuggah live. To me its a total connection to the band that you dont get by listening to an album. I hope I am making since as I am a tad buzzed.

# May 3, 2008 @ 12:11 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. ...Just Another Number... writes:

Alright, I'll let you have the him beign a good drummer arguement just because it is true that he might be holding back (Which we will never know, as with any musician), MIGHT being the opperative word here. Still a fact he has is a hypocritical douchebag for the whole wanting to "give back to his fans and the community" by taxing more cash for lessons than ANY other drum teacher I have ever met and/or heard of.

Still I would like to promote getting lessons from Andols if anyone is in the Ohio area, great guy and is an amazing drummer and teacher. $60 for a 2 hour block isn't bad at all either.

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