There’s a lot of anticipation surrounding the October release of Swedish extreme metal band Meshuggah’s eighth full-length album, The Violent Sleep of Reason.
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Brendan Buckley, who initially grabbed the attention of many of us as the drummer with the international superstar Shakira, is seemingly in constant motion.
Listen to tracks from the October issue of Modern Drummer magazine, including cover star Shannon Forrest playing with the Dukes of September and Mindy Smith, New York hit maker Steven Wolf with Miley Cyrus
The October 2016 issue of Modern Drummer magazine, out now, includes the six-page feature Great ’80s Drum Performances, Part 1: New-Wavers and Classic Rockers. Check it out, and listen along at our exclusive Spotify Playlist.
Mark Stepro is an in-demand studio and live performer who handles everything from alt-country to rock. The drummer, who placed in MD’s 2016 Readers Poll in the Pop/R&B category, can be heard on new records from Gaslight Anthem’s Brian Fallon, the Wind and the Wave, and Butch Walker, who calls on Stepro to lay down drums on many of his productions, as well as his own live tours.
Former Avenged Sevenfold drummer Arin Ilejay recently took over drum duties in Greenville, South Carolina, rap-rock band Islander, and appears on the group’s second album, Power Under Control.
The October issue of Modern Drummer magazine, which features, among many other stories, an interview with ex–Animals as Leaders drummer Navene Koperweis about his new band, Entheos, won’t be on sale for a couple weeks.
With Juniper, instrumental and percussion-heavy trio Square Peg Round Hole unleashes pondering melodies, brooding harmonic landscapes, and forward-thinking rhythms. Here, the group’s main drummer, Evan Chapman, discusses the concepts and influences behind the record’s broad sonic spectrum….
Since its debut release Lost Isles landed in early 2015, British technical metalcore band Oceans Ate Alaska has enjoyed a relatively accelerated rise in popularity. The group, driven by primary composer and chop-blurring drummer Chris Turner, currently occupies a prime spot on the Van’s Warped Tour.
Metal and pop-punk mainstays A Day to Remember are getting set to release their sixth studio album, Bad Vibrations, in early September. MD Online asked drummer Alex Shelnutt, the band’s powerful backbone, about the influences and techniques he calls on to propel the band.
This past April, Groove Music for Youth and the Emerald Queen Casino held their annual nonprofit drumming charity event, Woodstick Groove, in Tacoma, Washington. Check out our highlight reel of the event below!
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.
When you follow a drummer like Rat Scabies into a band, as Andrew “Pinch??? Pinching of British punk institution the Damned did, it’s easy to figure that to some extent, you’re always going to be viewed as “the new guy.???