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New drum footage released!

Yanic has released new live drum footage! On October 4th, 2012, Yanic performed for event headliner Gone In April (www.goneinapril.com) as well as for opening act Johnny Newman (www.johnny-newman.com). Check out the videos below!

Yanic endorses EVANS drumheads!

Yanic is proud to announce his new partnership with EVANS drumheads! Yanic says, “I have been using EVANS for the past 5 years and I love the attack, sustain and tone of the heads. I am proud to endorse EVANS!”

Gone In April headlines 3day festival, with 60 000 fans, in Bangalore India!

Yanic and GONE IN APRIL travel to Bangalore, India! GONE IN APRIL was recently announced as a metal headliner for The Great Indian October Fest in Bangalore, India, a 3day festival which welcomes 60 000 fans! The band performed as the metal headliner on the main stage October 12. We thank all the fans who […]

Yanic performs with Gone In April and Johnny Newman in Knoxville (USA) October 4!

Yanic will be performing with Gone In April and Johnny Newman at the Valarium on October 4, 2012! This event will be Gone In April’s first concert in the USA. Opening acts include Divided We Stand, Shallowpoint and Nuclear Symphony.

Italian webzine calls GoneInApril’s album “An album for everyone…”

Italian webzine Hardsounds calls GONE IN APRIL‘s album “an album for everyone, cialis sales energetic and full of melody”! The album “…will satisfy the most diverse musical appetites.” Yanic played drums and also recorded and mixed the album at WaveTransform studios. The article in Italian can be found at the Hardsounds site. The English version […]

GoneInApril reaches #1 on Reverbnation “hot artists” charts for metal in the USA

WaveTransform’s GoneInApril reaches #1 on the Reverbnation “hot artists” charts for metal in the USA and #3 on the Reverbnation regional charts for metal! Check out the band’s Facebook page for more info!

Austrian webzine calls GoneInApril’s album “a work of art”

Austrian webzine Whiplasher has reviewed GONE IN APRIL‘s album We Are But Human. The webzine referred to the album as “a work of art”! Yanic played drums and also recorded and mixed the album at WaveTransform studios. The article in German can be found at the Whiplasher site. The English translation is also available.

Gone In April charity donations for holiday season

Here is a short update before the start of the Holiday season! Until January 31, 2012, GONE IN APRIL will donate 3$ from every CD sale to 1 of the 3 charity organizations of your choice: -Breast cancer research (American Cancer Society) -Unicef -Second Harvest Food Bank It’s easy to give! Go to the GONE […]

Interview in Polish drum magazine Magazyn Perkusista

Magazyn Perkusista have covered a story on Yanic. The article is in Polish. The english version of the interview has also been posted, best cialis which is the language in which the interview was conducted.

Gone In April featured and reviewed by Canada’s leading metal site

GONE IN APRIL‘s We Are But Human has been featured and reviewed by Canada’s leading metal site Bravewords.com! Here is what Greg Pratt had to say about the album. “The memorable tunes that make up We Are But Human are gonna have fans of symphonic/goth metal going crazy, rife as they are with excellent riffs, […]

Johnny Newman / Steve DiGiorgio / Yanic Bercier

There has been much progress on a few projects! I included a short press release below about Johnny Newman, a project that I recently completed. I will soon provide news on other albums which are to release very soon. The mixing and mastering of composer JOHNNY NEWMAN‘s symphonic metal album entitled “More Than Ever” has […]

Gone In April “We Are But Human” coming soon

There has been much progress on a few projects! I included a short press release below about Gone In April, viagra a project that I recently completed. I will soon provide news on other albums which are to release very soon. GONE IN APRIL has completed mixing and mastering of their album entitled “We Are […]

Gone In April prepares for mastering

GONE IN APRIL is almost finished with the mixing process of their album entitled We Are But Human. While the tracks were being mixed by Yanic at his studio WaveTransform, the band prepared a few excerpts for the fans! Check them out at the band’s Facebook and Myspace sites! The band features Julie Belanger Roy, Felix Schumacher, […]

Steve DiGiorgio joins Johnny Newman project

The recording of UT composer JOHNNY NEWMAN‘s symphonic metal album entitled More Than Ever is now complete! Ksenia Berestovskaya and Johnny Newman recently completed vocal recording for the 3 non-instrumental tracks on the 9 track album. Last week, the band was proud to welcome bassist Steve DiGiorgio to the album line-up! Steve, internationally reknown for […]

Session recordings in progress

I have been working with NOAH SHRADER on his first rock/pop album entitled Within Reach. We are currently in the mixing phase of the project, with a projected album release date by late summer 2011. I have recorded drums for this project and I am also mixing the album. I will soon provide mp3s of […]

Session recordings in progress

I have joined musicians from Europe and North America on a project called GONE IN APRIL (GIA). The recording of all instruments has been completed and mixing is underway. I have had a dual role in this project since I recorded drums and that I am also mixing the album. The full-length debut, entitled Salvation, […]

Session recordings: MAG Project, and project with former members of Colour Trip

The recording of the drum tracks for MAG PROJECT’s 2nd album has been completed! Working on MAG’s album, over the last year, has been a great experience. Marc-Andre Gingras, the band’s guitarist and songwriter, is a very talented musician. Writing drums for his music was truly inspiring. The instrumental album features rock, metal, funk, soft […]

Association with True-Systems and RME, and new recording studio

I am proud to announce my association with professional audio companies TRUE-SYSTEMS and RME. True-Systems are renowned for their transparent microphone preamplifiers, with low noise and high headroom.  RME offers accurate audio conversion with efficient jitter reduction, low latency and high signal-to-noise ratio. In addition, I would like to share exciting news with you! I […]

Parting ways with Quo Vadis

As many of you may have already seen on forums, cialis usa I have chosen to part ways with Quo Vadis. Having been a founding member, and having been with the band for over 15 years, this was a very difficult decision to make. I would like to thank Quo Vadis for all the great […]

Violence Unleashed and MAG Project recordings, and Montreal Drumfest media

Last April, I completed the recording of the drum tracks for the second album of VIOLENCE UNLEASHED (Germany). It was great to work with Felix again! The drums were recorded in my studio. The mix and mastering were recently completed at Rosenquarz Studio (Germany). I will soon have a contest to win an autographed drumhead used during the drum recording […]

Session recordings, Yamaha advertizements, new photos

At the beginning of 2007, I recorded the drum tracks for VIOLENCE UNLEASHED (Germany). The album, entitled Spawned To Kill, was released in June 2007. Check out the mp3s and let me know your thoughts in my message board! The album will soon be available for purchase from my online store. I have started preproduction […]

2007 Montreal Drumfest

I am proud to announce that I will perform at the 2007 MONTREAL DRUM FEST, in Montreal, QC, Canada!  The performance is scheduled for 13:00 on Saturday November 10.  Other drummers scheduled for the festival include Thomas Lang, Alex Acuna, Peter Erskine, Will Calhoun, and many others.  Refer to the festival website for more information. Advertisements […]

Contest winner and answer to contest question

On March 24, I posted a contest question concerning the physics and mathematics of drumheads. The answer to the question is Bessel. I uploaded documentation on Bessel functions in the Techtalk section of the website. Check it out! I received many emails for the contest and I was very happy to see your enthusiasm for […]

Win an autographed drum head and a pair of signature sticks

On April 7, a draw will be done for an autographed drum head which I used during the 2007 European tour with Quo Vadis and Kataklysm, as well as a pair of my signature drumsticks. In order to be eligible for the draw, you must correctly answer the following question. The rim of a drum […]

European tour, transcriptions, and Yamaha Drums photo session

I am back from the European tour with Kataklysm, Neaera, Fear My Thoughts, and Quo Vadis. The tour was amazing. The shows were successful, many of them sold-out, and we had a great time with all the bands. Our bus contained the members of Kataklysm and of Quo Vadis. Kataklysm were great to us, and […]

European and Canadian tour dates

Quo Vadis have European tour dates in January 2007, as well as Canadian pre-tour dates in December 2006. I am looking forward to the shows, and hope to meet many of you on the road! Below is the itinerary. CANADIAN Dec 2006 dates with Quo Vadis and special guests Thu Dec 28 Hamilton, Ont, Canada […]

New Video section, and more transcriptions

A new section was added to the website! The Video page now has cool videos for download. The excerpts are taken from Quo Vadis’ Defiant Indoctrination triple DVD (live). Go check out the videos! I also added the credit information to Quo Vadis’ triple DVD Defiant Indoctrination. Since there is an extensive list of credits […]

Transcriptions section opened

I am glad to announce that a new section has been added to my site! The Transcriptions page is now open! I have written transcriptions of some of my favorite drum parts and have made them available for download. Video and audio excerpts have been uploaded to accompany the transcriptions, in order to help visualize […]

Press section updated

The Press section has been updated. Due to popular demand, I will shortly post parts of tracks from EMPYREAL DOMINION’s Forever The Fallen EP. I will send another update once the files have been uploaded.

Audio files now available

I have posted mp3s of Quo Vadis tracks in the audio section. The unmastered version of In Contempt and Fate’s Descent, as well as the drum tracks for these songs, are available for download. The drum tracks will give you the chance to better hear the drums, since no other instrument is present. Enjoy!

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