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Nandi Bushell improvises to Fatboy Slim's "Right Here, Right Now"—watch

Nandi Bushell said goodbye to 2021 with another Instagram video of her showcasing her killer drum skills. The video, which you can check out below, also marked a first for the 11-year-old musician. Read more: Nandi Bushell shares her biggest influences and upcoming musical endeavors Instead of covering a song, Bushell improvised a drum part […]

Dave Grohl says Nandi Bushell shows “the true meaning of rock ‘n’ roll”

Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl is giving drumming wonder-child Nandi Bushell the praise she deserves, calling her drumming “the true meaning of rock ‘n’ roll.” The connection between the two drummers began back in August 2020 when Bushell challenged the frontman to a drumming battle at the beginning of her cover of Foo Fighters’ 1997 single […]

Nandi Bushell announces new song with Tom Morello to follow US visit

11-year-old musical prodigy Nandi Bushell has announced a new song is coming. This time, it’s a collaboration with Rage Against The Machine/Audioslave guitarist Tom Morello and his son, Roman. The viral drummer revealed the news Wednesday on Instagram while recalling her recent vacation in the United States. One of the highlights of the trip included […]

Nandi Bushell shares her biggest influences and upcoming musical endeavors

Nandi Bushell may be emanating the kind of energy and enthusiasm only a kid is capable of when she joins our Zoom call on a Sunday afternoon while she’s not in school, but she’s also a kid who could kick half of the alternative music community’s asses in a drum battle—including, but not limited to, […]

Nandi Bushell shreds on new cover of Linkin Park’s “Numb”–watch

The ridiculously talented multi-instrumentalist Nandi Bushell has added a performance of Linkin Park’s “Numb” to her catalog of badass covers. The Twitter video features the 11-year-old shredding the drums with the same characteristic gusto that has made her an internet sensation. The young drummer was highly appreciative of the band but especially gave praise to […]

Nandi Bushell receives signature guitar from Muse’s Matt Bellamy— watch

Over the past few years, musical prodigy Nandi Bushell has truly captivated music fans with her viral rock covers of artists such as Foo Fighters, My Chemical Romance and Nirvana among others. Now, Muse frontman Matt Bellamy has praised Bushell and her hard work with the ultimate surprise. This week, Bushell posted a video revealing that […]

10 women drummers who are inspiring the next generation of musicians

At this point, many of us are aware that the music industry is male-dominated when it comes to band leaders. However, when you look at musicians drumming at the back of the stage, there are even fewer women in that position. By showcasing some of our favorite women in the drumming world today, we’re proving […]

Nandi Bushell covered one of her favorite RHCP songs, and Flea is a fan

It looks like another one of Nandi Bushell‘s rock covers is earning praise from a well-known musician. This week, the musical prodigy debuted her cover of Red Hot Chili Peppers‘ “Under The Bridge.” Shortly after, her video caught the attention of RHCP bassist Flea who had a few things to say about the cover. Read […]

Dave Grohl doesn't care what Kurt Cobain would've thought of Foo Fighters

There’s a whole lot going on in Foo Fighters‘ world this week. After months of waiting, the band finally debuted their 10th studio album Medicine At Midnight on Friday, Feb. 5. Now, Dave Grohl is reflecting back on his career and has revealed why he’s not concerned about what Kurt Cobain would’ve thought of Foo […]

Nandi Bushell takes on this My Chemical Romance hit in new cover—watch

Musical prodigy Nandi Bushell is back at it with another impressive drum cover this week. This time around, she decided to cover a My Chemical Romance classic she only just discovered this month. Read more: It looks like a ‘Harry Potter’ TV series may be in the works at HBO Max By now, a lot […]

50 most anticipated albums of 2021 in alternative, metal and beyond

This year’s biggest lesson for most of us has been to expect the unexpected. While that mainly went for life itself, it certainly also applied to music. But still, there’s a lot to look forward to in the most anticipated albums of 2021.  2020 saw plenty of surprise drops and album release-date pushbacks. So, really, […]

QUIZ: Which legendary drummer are you the most like?

Without drummers, rock music would be so boring. Thanks to the likes of blink-182’s Travis Barker, twenty one pilots’ Josh Dun, kid extraordinaire Nandi Bushell, the Summer Set’s Jess Bowen and many, many more, they give songs driving beats and rhythms that make you want to headbang. Despite being placed at the back of the […]

See this young drummer’s impressive Fall Out Boy performance on ‘AGT’

Last month, a talented young drummer named Jacob Velazquez decided to take on Fall Out Boy for his America’s Got Talent audition. For his performance in front of the celebrity panel, Velazquez completely nailed his drum cover of Fall Out Boy’s “Centuries.” The Fall Out Boy song is taken from the band’s 2015 album American […]

10 times Nandi Bushell took these rock covers to the next level

If you don’t know anything about 10-year-old music prodigy Nandi Bushell, it’s time to get hip.  Bushell has gained tons of fame online for her badass covers, some of which even get respect from the bands themselves.  Read more: Hear Billie Joe Armstrong reimagine this iconic John Lennon protest song Because she’s just such a […]

See Tom Morello gift his signature Fender Stratocaster to Nandi Bushell

Earlier this month, Rage Against The Machine‘s Tom Morello praised 10-year-old viral musician Nandi Bushell‘s RATM cover in support of Black Lives Matter. Following her performance of “Guerrilla Radio,” Morello decided to surprise Bushell with not only a video message of encouragement, but also a brand new Tom Morello “Soul Power” Fender Stratocaster. Read more: […]

Tom Morello backs Nandi Bushell’s RATM cover for Black Lives Matter

You’ve probably heard of 10-year old Nandi Bushell. The young star has been in the spotlight for a while due to her immense amount of musical talent. Over the weekend, she posted a video of her covering Rage Against The Machine‘s “Guerilla Radio.” Tom Morello absolutely loved it.  Bushell posted the video in solidarity and […]

Watch MGK, Steve-O and more unite with blink-182’s fans in “Happy Days”

blink-182 have clearly been keeping busy over the past few weeks. Today, the band debuted a music video for “Happy Days” that was created entirely while in quarantine. In March, blink-182 took to social media and asked fans to submit videos of themselves performing and dancing to the NINE track while practicing social distancing. Included […]

Josh Dun gives nod to young drum prodigy's twenty one pilots cover

Child drum prodigy Nandi Bushell has gained a strong following through drum cover videos flexing her skills and twenty one pilots member Josh Dun is giving his seal of approval for her latest video. She posted a clip of her drumming along to the band’s song “Heathens” and Dun showed some support for her. Read More: Watch a terrifying […]