Drummer Law #1: No matter what happens, It's ALWAYS the drummers' fault.
Drummer Law #2: The drummers' song suggestions are never valid.
Drummer Law #3: Drummers are expected to help other musicians haul and set up equipment, but must NEVER be given any help with their equipment.
Drummer Law #4: No matter how fast anyone else counts off the song, you are required to achieve the correct tempo immediately upon starting to play. (See rule #1)
Drummer Law #5: Even though you may have WAY more experience and knowledge, NEVER adjust the PA.
Drummer Law #6: No matter how chronicly late any other members of the band may be, you must ALWAYS arrive early.
Drummer Law #7: Drummers are required to be hidden from view by lead singers or horn players.
Drummer Law #8: The drummer will always be mistaken for banquet staff at any large function.
Drummer Law #9: Never EVER should the drummer be allowed to speak to the audience over the PA between songs.
Drummer Law #10: If the drummer quits a band because there are few gigs being booked, said band will put 110% into marketing itself with the new drummer, and will become VERY busy.
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The Laws Governing Drummers