I chose to do a play through of “Majoring In The Minors” because of its dynamics as a metal song. It starts off with a basic driving drum pattern and transitions into a fast, blast beat pattern with a few odd-time meters that follow along….
Here we are keeping it moving along, at week number three of nine. There are certain factors that can grow on you on the right tour as it progresses….
Erik here, and I’m writing to you from my hotel room in Zurich, Switzerland. We are about four weeks into the Billy Idol summer tour….
Hi! Matt Thompson from King Diamond here, and I’m very happy to be part of MD online! I’m happy to say that we are part of Mayhem this year, along with Slayer, Hellyeah, Whitechapel, and a bunch more, whom I’m eager to see and hear….
Hi, this is Tom from Exodus. It is an honor and pleasure doing this video for Modern Drummer. I have been a longtime fan of the magazine….
My name is Shane Wise, and I am the drummer for the alt-electro-pop group Five Knives. Our debut album, Savages, came out on June 2, and you can check it out via iTunes or Spotify. The video below is for the title track. Hope you guys dig it as much as I do….
Hi, MD readers! My name is Jake Nicolle, and my founding partner is Steve Augustine. We’ve created 180 Drums, and this is why you should care.
Hello! I’m Blake Davies and I play drums in Turbowolf. As I write this, I’m cleaning my Yamaha Maple Custom kit for another summer of shows and remembering festivals gone by. It got me thinking about inspiration and from where we draw it….
Hi, MD readers! Well, it looks like things are coming together, and I am getting ready to go on tour again with Matchbox Twenty’s Rob Thomas. I am extremely excited about the tour, the gear that I have, the people with whom I will be touring, and of course, my boss….
Hello MD! Back in November 2011, my producer/engineer friend Taylor Larson informed me that Darkest Hour was renting a space at his studio for some upcoming tours. (This was shortly after they parted ways with their longtime drummer.) Taylor recommended me for the gig, told me they were interested, and I learned “Savor the Kill” and “Your Everyday Disaster” and made the haul to the studio….