+ FEATURED ARTISTS

    Drummer and Gator Artist Gil Sharone has been featured at Musiciansfriend.com with a video interview and gear giveaway. As a Clinician and Session drummer, Gil has always push the boundaries of drumming tapping into influences across various genres to create a his unique blend of roc...

Notable drummer Travis McNabb has recently joined the Gator Cases family as an officially endorsed artist. McNabb was a longterm member of platinum selling rock group Better Than Ezra and has also recorded and performed with country group, Sugarland since 2007. Currently, Travis is working with popu...

Notable Metal and Progressive Rock drummer Mike Portnoy has recently joined the Gator Cases family as an officially endorsed artist. Portnoy is a founding member of Dream Theater with whom he spent 25 years and is currently playing with his new rock super group, The Winery Dogs, featuring bassist Bi...

Progressive Metal group Animals as Leaders, have recently joined the Gator Cases family as officially endorsed artists. The group led by dueling 8-string guitar virtuosos, Tosin Abasi and Javier Reyes, have quickly made their presence known with a unique blend of instrumental progressive rock, jazz,...

Progressive, Symphonic Metal band, Kamelot, have released their latest full length album Silverthorn. In support of the album, Kamelot is embarking on a full scale North American tour during the month of September.   Fellow Florida natives, Kamelot have long been supporters of Gator...

Vinny Appice has fueled the rhythm of such legendary bands as Dio, Black Sabbath and Heaven & Hell. He’s performed throughout the world in front of countless fans for more than two decades, and co-written songs on over 25 albums—many of which are multi-platinum records, still selling...

The Van's Warped Tour has made it's annual stop to the sunny Tampa Bay area and Gator Cases was there. Held at Vinoy Park in downtown Saint Petersburg, this has to once of the most beautiful stops on the entire Warped Tour with the fair grounds set alongside the waters of Tampa Bay. The cool breeze ...

One of the premier showmen in rock ’n’ roll, Carmine Appice is a highly sought-after session drummer who has recorded with some of the biggest artists in music. In 1976, Appice joined Rod Stewart, recording and writing two of Stewart’s biggest hits, “Do Ya Think I&rsqu...

  Ask any bass player if they've heard of Evan Brewer and most likely the answer is 'Yes'. Evan's unique playing style is prominently featured on his first solo album 'Alone', an entire album recorded using only bass guitar. Since then, Evan has toured non stop after joining acclaimed progress...

 Gator Artist, Jason Bittner (Shadows Fall) will be doing FREE drum clinics in the month of July at select Guitar Center locations featuring a live performance, Q&A, and Meet and Greet! Limited seating and all clinics begin at 7pm. Sponsored by Tama, Zildjian, Remo, DW, LP, Pro Mark, Hudson...

Gator Artist & Extraordinary drummer Dre Boyd shares some of his insights on using PreSonus Studio one to run backing tracks at his live performances.  http://www.StudioOne.PreSonus.com    

From Wikipedia: The Menzingers formed in the wake of Scranton ska-punk/pop punk bands "Bob and the Sagets" and Kos Mos. Their first release was a self-titled demo tape made in 2006, which made its way onto many top ten lists of that year. Their debut full length, "A Lesson ...

Gator Artist and legendary drummer, Vinnie Paul is a force to be reckoned with. Most known for his time spent behind the throne of the ground breaking PANTERA, Vinnie can be currently seen drumming with southern party rockers, HELLYEAH, along with members from Mudvayne and Nothingface. &...

Gator Sponsored artist and drummer for acclaimed american metal band Shadows Fall, Jason Bittner will be appearing at this year's PASIC show (Percussive Arts Society International Conference) in Austin, TX. Jason will hold a special drum clinic titled 'Metal Drumming and Beyond'    About...

Keith Shocklee aka Wizard K-Jee is a Brooklyn based DJ and mobile entertainer mostly known for his role as original member of hip hop icons, Public Enemy. A groundbreaking influence for the past 30 years, Keith is still heavily active in the music industry today.    Keith was introduced ...

Internationally acclaimed progressive metal experimentalists, Meshuggah, celebrate their 25th year of existence with their 7th studio release, 'Koloss'. Released on March 23rd 2012, The album debuted at #19 on the Billboard Top 200 Charts in its first week. The group has already wrapped up UK, Austr...

BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME release "Telos" and "The Parallax II: Future Sequence" track listing; pre-orders available now BTBAM on tour now as part of The Summer Slaughter Tour 2012 Agoura Hills, CA - July 23rd, 2012 - Globally celebrated progressive rock / cutting-edge m...

Drum! Magazine's annual DRUMMIES! awards have been announced for 2012. It's no surprise the list is filled with Gator artists. Congrat's to all the winners! Pick up the August 2012 Issue for the full list or click here to view online!   FUNK DRUMMER 1. Stanton Moore 5. Jay Lane &...

The annual Modern Drummer 2012 Readers Poll results are in! Each year, the magazine asks it's readers to vote on their favorite drummers. Congrat's to all the Gator artist's who won! Pick up the July 2012 Issue for the full list!   ALTERNATIVE 1. Thomas Pridgen   4. Glen Kotc...

 Acoustic finger-style guitarist, Shaun Hopper, was in a for special treat on Sunday at the 2012 Winter NAMM show. During his performance at the Gator booth, Shaun was graced with the presence of a legend and personal inspiration, Stevie Wonder. Shaun got to play his unique medley of Wonder's c...

Acoustic fingerstyle guitarist, Trace Bundy performs live at the Gator Cases booth at the 2011 Winter NAMM show.. 

Rich Redmond is an influential touring, recording drummer/percussionist whose versatile, dynamic, and rock solid drumming...