Modern Drummer was saddened to hear of the passing of Vic Firth. The following profile on the performing and manufacturing giant, written by Lauren Vogel Weiss, first appeared in the July 2013 issue of Drum Business magazine….
My name is Dave, and I annihilate the drums for Sister Sin. This is actually the second time I have been blessed to write a little something for Modern Drummer and spread my doubtful wisdom and sketchy knowledge….
My introduction to playing in a rock band came when my brother Jonathan and I began playing clubs on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles.
Wow! I can’t believe I’m typing this right now. I spent many of my early drumming days reading and watching Modern Drummer, one of my favorites being the 2005 Modern Drummer Festival DVD….
My name is Nick Baverman. I play drums for Brent James and the Vintage Youth out of Cincinnati, Ohio. We’ve got kind of a southern, country-ish hard rock thing goin’ on. I love playing in this band….
I started drumming at the age of fifteen and got instantly hooked. I practiced non-stop striving to learn the fundamentals of drumming. As time went by I got more interested in extreme drumming. I found it fascinating and my goal was to work my way into playing that style…
My name is Robert Garza, and I play drums for a band called Shattered Sun out of Texas. We are a melodic metal band with thrash influences, as well as uplifting chorus, riffy guitars, and heavy drums….
Check out this mini-documentary on July 2015 Modern Drummer cover artist Daru Jones….
! I’m Dave Black, vice president and editor-in-chief with Alfred Music. I’d like to share a fun way of learning with you. While not quite an accurate telling of the famed Kenny Rogers lyric, the sentiment is correct—as a drummer, it is important to have a good understanding of the basic rudiments….
My name is Aiden Marceron, and I play drums in Bad Seed Rising. I’m thirteen years old, and I’m the youngest in the band. That being said, this makes us the youngest band signed to Roadrunner Records….