Charred Walls of the Dammned’s Richard Christy has partnered up with Modern Drummer Magazine to premiere his studio performance video for the song “Admire The Heroes”. Richard filmed his drum takes while recording “Cold Winds On Timeless Days” at the Hit Factory Criteria in Miami, FL earlier this year. Those takes from two different cameras were edited into the video you can see here. Christy’s approach to this record was that he wanted a more organic and spontaneous sounding album.The drums were recorded in a mere two days.
Drummer Richard Christy states:
“The drum sound on the second Charred Walls of the Damned album ‘Cold Winds On Timeless Days’ turned out better than I ever could have imagined thanks to engineer Mark Lewis, the amazing drum room at Hit Factory/Criteria in Miami, and all of the great equipment that I endorse like Ddrum, Sabian, Vater, Axis and Aquarian! Rehearsing the full album every day for two months straight definitely helped too. Fortunately I set up a couple of video cameras at the studio and filmed a lot of my drum tracking for our second album. We did three or four takes straight through on the drums for each song so what you’ll see on these videos isn’t necessarily what we used on the album (some of the drum fills don’t match up exactly) but they’ll give you a great idea of how amazing the drum room at Hit Factory is and how we were able to get a very natural drum sound on the new Charred Walls of the Damned album!”[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=WXHc3GK2mrM[/youtube]