What makes a great band? Well, they have to sound great, right? What makes a great tribute band? They have to sound great and sound as close to the real thing as possible, right? Catch this new Drum Talk TV series, “Tribute to the Tributes!” Dan Shinder and Jason Gianni introduce you to extraordinary tribute bands who absolutely NAIL IT! The takeaway? As a cover band, a lot can be learned from great tribute bands. Ever hear a cover band play sings from different bands, and they all sound like the same cover band, and none like the bands they are putting little effort into emulating? It’s not just about playing the math and putting the notes where they go, it’s the nuances of each musician that often get left behind. Don’t be that offender!