Hello MD, my name is Francesco Lucidi and I’m based in London. I am the drummer of the new game Guitar Hero Live, as well as a member of the alternative metal band Blackout Conspiracy.
Hello, Modern Drummerville! I’m Nate Walker, the drummer of Another Lost Year. We’re a rock band from Charlotte, NC and I’ve been in our lovely and always freshest of the fresh band van since April of 2013, originally as our FOH sound engineer/tour manager, then joining the dudes onstage in June 2014.
Sabian congratulates Yang Chen of Toronto, ON, winner of the 2016 Sabian/PASIC Scholarship, which offers full-time Canadian percussion majors the opportunity to attend the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC).
Hello readers, drummers, and music enthusiasts. My name is Alex Tanas and I am a Canadian musician, songwriter, and drummer for the band Magic! I’ve been playing the drums since I was ten years old and am a self-taught drummer.
Hello, On the Beat readers! My name is Marc LaFrance and I am the drummer/singer for Randy Bachman (Guess Who/BTO) and Bachman and Turner. I’m also a producer, songwriter, and session singer. I have performed on many albums over the years with such acts as Mötley Crüe, Bon Jovi, the Cult, Long John Baldry, Cher, Glass Tiger, Carly Simon, and the Scorpions, just to name a few….
Genre-defining thrash band Megadeth has announced that Dirk Verbeuren is its new drummer….
Hi MD readers! It is such a privilege to be writing for On the Beat. My name is Mickael Walle Wahlgren and I’m a drummer from Sweden. I moved to Los Angeles from Stockholm a year ago. In that time I’ve had the pleasure to play behind the artist Cam on pretty much every late night and award show out there, tour with Brad Paisley earlier this year, and have just jumped on the Dierks Bentley tour….
Hey, MD! My name is Brian Dunne and I’ve been playing drums for Daryl Hall and John Oates for the past seven years, as well as being the drummer for the TV show Live From Daryl’s House, where artists come to Daryl Hall’s place and perform their music with Daryl and sing some of his songs….
Hello Modern Drummer readers, fellow drummers, and music lovers! David Frangioni here again and I’m pleased to share with you that the Carl Palmer concert was a resounding success. Carl and his band (along with special guests Steve Hackett, Mark Stein, and Liza Quin) killed it!
Hello, drum enthusiasts! My name is Brendan Buckley, and I am happy to write this “On the Beat” for Modern Drummer. At the moment I’m on an album-release tour with the artists Tegan and Sara, supporting their new record Love You To Death.
Hello “On the Beat” readers, Lynn Coulter here. I just got back from two weeks out with the fabulous Rita Coolidge doing dates in the New England area. Rita just released her memoir, Delta Lady.
Dan Pawlovich is currently on the road with pop-rock group Panic! at the Disco in support of its latest album, Death of a Bachelor. Here Modern Drummer Online asks Pawlovich about backing a band that seamlessly sifts through multiple sonic landscapes while still staying on top.
Jazz-meets-house trio Moon Hooch’s third album, Red Sky, expands the group’s danceable sound while maintaining a spirit of spontaneity. Modern Drummer Online asked drummer James Muschler about making the record and bringing its electro-acoustic blend to a live audience.
Modern Drummer Online caught up with Stephen Perkins while he was prepping for a clinic tour and some dates with Jane’s Addiction, commemorating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the group’s watershed album Ritual De Lo Habitual.