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Pro shot footage of ORIGIN/GORGUTS drummer JOHN LONGSTRETH from his recent drum clinic dates in Mexico is available for viewing. The footage was taken during LONGSTRETH’s very first pair of highly successful drum clinics dates in October in Los Cabos and La Paz, Mexico. The clinics were part of the Play Xtreme Music 2 drum clinic series and proudly sponsored by VALENCIA MUSIC. LONGSTRETH will be releasing his first Instructional DVD in the new year and will be hosting drum clinic dates throughout 2014. LONGSRETH’s Indie Go Go crowd funding campaign for his DVD is currently taking place and has just under a week to go to. The pro shot footage can be seen seen below.

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JOHN LONGSTRETH will be pulling double-duty behind the kit with both ORIGIN and GORGUTS during the bands current tour that kicks off tonight at Nectar’s in Burlington, VT. ORIGIN and GORGUTS will be playing a select amount of east coast North American dates throughout the month of December. View the tour dates below.

12/11 Burlington, VT @ Nectar’s
12/12 Hartford, CT @ Webster Underground
12/13 Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance Theater
12/14 Columbus, OH @Alrosa Villa
12/15 Chicago, IL @ Cobra Lounge
12/17 Toronto, ON @ Wreck Room
12/18 Ottawa, ON @ Mavericks
12/19 Quebec City, QC @ Cégep de Limoilou
12/20 Montreal, QC @ La Tulipe
12/21 Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus

LONGSTRETH has just announce the latest ”Perk” added to his new Instructional DVD INDIE GO GO crowdfunding campaign. Included in this ”Perk” LONGSTRETH is offering one very lucky band the chance to have him play drums on their upcoming Album! The ”Perk” also Includes a special thanks on the DVD itself, a drum lesson, a drum head, a drum stick, T-shirt, DVD and poster, all personally addressed to you. This Perk is for services only (does not include travel costs and other expenses endured for the project). Certain restrictions apply. Must qualify previous to purchasing. All purchases must be cleared in advance. For those interested please contact Rob Shallcross Serious enquiries only please.

For more info on the DVD Campaign and how to contribute head to


The DVD was recorded at the legendary Warehouse Studio’s in Vancouver BC, Canada this debut instructional dvd from world renown ORIGIN/ GORGUTS drummer JOHN LONGSTRETH will be a must have for drummers of all levels and fans of heavy metal music. JOHN has teamed up with Executive Producer GENE HOGLAN (TESTAMENT, DETHKLOK, DARK ANGEL) and Producer/Engineer/Manager ROB SHALLCROSS (GENE HOGLAN, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, WEST OF HELL) for the DVD. LONGSTRETH and company have completed filming/recording the project and are now looking for YOUR support to help make this dvd a reality. With your contributions we will be able to keep this project independent and in the hands of the artist which will deliver the fans what they want. Costs for Mixing/Mastering, Editing, Manufacturing, graphic design Marketing and Advertising will be covered by your contributions.

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