BIMM drummers rock with 30 Seconds To Mars
Music students join US superstars at Download
Rich Chamberlain, Thu 17 Jun 2010, 2:45
Last weekend's Download
Festival included countless awesome performances (we're still
recovering from the after effects of Abe
Cunningham's almighty snare sound), but for us, one of the coolest
came when the Brighton Institute of
Modern Music (BIMM) linked up with US enormo rockers 30 Seconds To
The band invited six drummers (among a load of other
guests by the looks of the video below) from BIMM to join them onstage
as they belted out crowd-pleasers 'Kings and Queens' and 'This is War'.
The sextuplet – all of whom are second or third year BIMM students –
joined the band during their Ronnie James Dio Stage headlining set at
the Donington rock feast.
Jamie Boyce, one of the lucky players, beamed: "We got a call just the
Thursday before that 30 Seconds To Mars needed six drummers for their
headline show at Download Festival - in just two days time. It was
particularly exciting for me as I am a massive fan of the band.
on stage was an absolutely incredible experience. Suddenly we were in
front of thousands and thousands of people - it really took your breath