Warrior Records and Chad Smith Hammer Out Drum Solo Contest

Chat Smith's Bombastic Meatbats Now Available at Best Buy.
Chat Smith’s Bombastic Meatbats Now Available at Best Buy.

Warrior Records Announced today drum enthusiasts and musicians are encouraged to enter in the drum solo contest. Click on Warrior Records Logo to see some of the entries so far…and for a little inspiration from Chat Smith, hear his awesome drum solos..

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Are you a drummer? Do you think you have what it takes??? Then enter the Chad Smith’s Bombastic Meatbats Drum Solo Contest! Drummers from around the world are encouraged to submit videos of their best drum solos. 3 lucky winners will be chosen by the band: Drummer extraordinaire Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Chickenfoot), guitar star Jeff Kollman, multi-faceted keyboardist Ed Roth, and Motor City bass ace Kevin Chown.

First prize

The First Place Winner will receive a personal phone call from Chad and the The First Place Winner will receive a personal phone call from Chad and the Meatbats to talk about your winning solo and drumming techniques. You will also win a Pearl Chad Smith Signature 5-piece Shell Pack (MSRP $1,100), with the kick personally autographed by Chad Smith’s Bombastic Meatbats, a Bombastic Meatbats T-Shirt and CD. Shell pack features 22″x18″ Bass, 12″x9″ Tom, 14″x14″ Floor Tom, 16″x16″ Floor Tom, and 14″x5″ Signature Snare. This is a limited-edition killer that gives up the funk!

Second Prize

The Second Place Winner will receive a Pearl Chad Smith Signature 14″x5″ Snare Drum (MSRP $469), which will be autographed by Chad Smith’s Bombastic Meatbats and a Bombastic Meatbats T-Shirt and CD.

Third Prize

The Third Place Winner will receive a Chad Smith’s Bombastic Meatbats autographed CD and T-Shirt.
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How to Enter:

All drum solos are judged by online video entries that are posted only to . The entire length of your YouTube video must consist of only your drum solo (don’t ask us to scroll 3 minutes into your video to see your slammin’ solo). There may be no additional instruments playing in the video, only you drumming. Prepare your solos to be a minimum of one (1) minute in length / there is no maximum length (it’s all about how good it is, not how long). Make your solo hot, fresh, and show us your best techniques regardless of genre.

To enter your submission, enter all of the following information (all fields are required or your entry will not be added). Please ensure that your YouTube video is able to be embedded, otherwise your entry will not be accepted. Submissions will be accepted until midnight on 10/19/09. Winners will be announced on this page on 10/26/09:

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For a little inspiration, here are a couple solos from Chad:

Chad Smith Chad Smith Chad Smith
Los Angeles, CA, USA Los Angeles, CA, USA Los Angeles, CA, USA

Raymand Harper
London, England, UK
Chris Robbins
Warren, Michigan, USA
Anton Olsson
Gothenburg, V�strag�taland, Sweden
Florian Ricke
Sundern, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Donta Holt
Manor, TX, United States
Rafael Dolinski
Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
thomas devic
bordeaux, aquitaine, France
Cosmin Cadar
Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania
J.D. Hall
Stanville, Kentucky, USA
Carlos Rios
San Juan, PR, USA
Timothy DiDuro
geneva, NY, USA
George Bous
Harwich, MA, USA
Mike Gryciuk
Caledon, Ontario, Canada
Jeff Grindstaff
Pueblo, Colorado, USA
Ian Chouinard
Nashua, NH, United States
Justin Hopkins
Oriskany Falls, NY, USA
Clint Short
Los Angeles , California, USA
Barry Connors
Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
Robert Radke, Jr.
Highland Park, Illinois, USA
Pontus Gillgren
V�nersborg, V�stra G�taland, Sweden
Jake Kindon
Walsall, Europe, England
Mike Gryciuk
Caledon, Ontario, Canada
Konstantin Sherbakov
Maloyaroslavetc, Kaluzkaya oblast, Russia
simon hinton
christchurch, south island, new zealand
Dani Clemente
Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
Elijah Oguma
Waialua, Hawaii, United States
Jeffrey Kramer
Almere, Flevoland, The Netherlands
James Mozina
North Palm Beach, Miami, Miami, United States
Marcello Rocchi
Rome, Rome, Italy
Francois Lalibert�
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Francois Laliberte
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Zack Weinstein
Antioch, IL, USA
Frankie Defilippis
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

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