Ben Gordon

Ben Gordon

Ben Gordon

Parkway Drive

Ben Gordon

Parkway Drive

Country:   Australia Category:   DRUMSET ARTISTS

Overview

In 2002 at the age of 16, after being in several smaller bands, Ben got some friends together to start a band who were to become the most formidable force Australian heavy music had ever seen - Parkway Drive. 

 

This five-piece metal band from Byron Bay features vocalist Winston McCall, guitarists Luke Kilpatrick and Jeff Ling, bassist Jia O’Connor, and drummer Ben Gordon. For more than a decade, the band has stood at the forefront of heavy music worldwide, matching their uncompromising urgency with a powerful musicality. Parkway Drive has released six studio albums so far: Killing with a Smile (2005), Horizons (2007), Deep Blue (2010), Atlas (2012), IRE (2015), and Reverence (2018). With Deep Blue, Atlas, and Ire all achieving gold status in Australia. The band has also released two platinum-selling DVDs, one EP, and one book.

Globally praised for their powerful live show, Parkway Drive has headlined Europe’s biggest metal festivals including Wacken (DE), SummerBreeze (DE), Bloodstock (UK), Resurrection (ES), and Hellfest (FR). In addition, the band has had massive performances at festivals worldwide including Welcome to Rockville (US), Aftershock (US), Carolina Rebellion (US), Northern Invasion (US), Rock on the Range (US), Warped Tour (US), Montebello Rockfest (CA), Rock Am Ring (DE), Rock Im Park (DE),. Hurricane/Southside (DE), Download Festival (UK), Reading and Leeds (UK). Greenfield (CH), Nova Rock (AT), Lowlands (NL), and Pukkelpop (BE).

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Drum Set:

a 22" Bass Drum

b 8" Tom

c 10" Tom

d 12" Tom

e 14" Floor Tom

f 16" Floor Tom