This video is drummer Kevin Paradis playing Benighted’s ‘Let The Blood Spill Between My Broken Teeth.’ Kevin Paradis has studied drums with the Dante Agostini method (his teacher was Michel Blanc) during 10 years before shifting into Metal music.
Kevin beat the official single strokes world record with 1037 strokes played on his Trick Drums Pro1-V Bigfoot pedal and he has also beat the official record for 5 minutes, with 4797 strokes played. While working on speed and stamina, Kevin has also tried to stay in touch with what he has learned with the Dante Agostini method. The drum covers on his Youtube channel range from Nile to Porcupine Tree, including Between The Buried And Me, Ulcerate and Animals As Leaders.
Having played with bands like Melechesh, Shining, and Svart Crown, he is currently playing for Benighted, Mithridatic, and some others projects. Kevin is also a studio session drummer.
Kevin proudly endorses Trick Drums USA pedals and Triggers, Poum Tchak Drum Wear, and Serial Drummer Drum Wear.
Pearl Masterwork Drums:
- Kick 18″ x 24″ – 12 plies of mahogany
- Snare 6.5″ x 13″ – 4 inner-plies of birch and 8 of mahogany
- Rack toms 10″ x 10″ and 12″ x 12″ – 10 plies mahogany
- Floor toms 14″ x 14″ and 16″ x 16″ – mahogany
- 17″ AAX X-treme china brilliant finish
- 14″ HH hi-hat
- 12 Stage Ice Bell
- 17″ HHX X-treme crash brilliant finish
- 19” HHX X-treme crash brilliant finish
- 12″ Custom Stack
- 12″ AAX mini china brilliant finish
- 22″ HH power bell ride brilliant finish
- 19″ Paragon China
- Emad II on kick drums
- EC frosted on snare top
- G2 clear on rack toms and floor toms
- EC II clear on floor toms
- G1 clear on reso rack toms
- G12 clear on reso floor toms
Promark 808 oak drumsticks
Trick Drums USA USA Pro 1-V Bigfoot chain link double pedal and SB1 trigger system.
Upcoming Benighted Shows:
24/03: Heidelberg Death Fest – Germany
06/04: Moita Metal Fest – Portugal
05/05: Benighted 20 years anniversary show – Lyon France
26/05: Outch Fest – France
22/06: Hellfest Open Air – France
18/07: Obscene Extreme – Czech Republic
26/07: Chicago Domination Fest – USA
03/08: Sylak Open Air – France
09/08: Party San – Germany