tonysmith2Tony Smith
Tony started playing drums when he was 7 years old. Listening to bands like Iron Maiden, Rush, Slayer and Megadeth influenced his earlier playing. “As I got older I discovered the death metal genre. I was totally blown away with the speed element. I had never heard anything quite that fast and brutal. Bands like Morbid Angel, Suffocation, Gorguts, to name a few really inspired the speed element. One day a friend of mine lent me a CD called “Images and Words” by a band called Dream Theater. I had never heard of them so I gave it a listen. That changed my life. Seriously! I went out the next day and bought that CD and Awake which had just come out.

“There many tuners on the market, but the Digital DrumDial is simply the best tool I have used for tuning drumheads. Every time I use it, I get consistent pitch from lug to lug with no guesswork. From the studio to playing live, it is there. I will never tune another head without it!”