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….
Guitars, guitars, and yet more guitars, served up hot. The drums ain’t too shabby either….
Half a dozen top-shelf 2015 jazz and fusion releases still in high rotation at Modern Drummer HQ.
Antemasque’s Drummer on Education, Listening Skills, and Knowing Who You Are.
Hi MD readers! My name is Nate Arling, and I live in Chicago, Illinois. I play drums in the Last Vegas and Urge Overkill. I also do studio work and have played 1,000-plus shows in fifteen-plus countries at clubs, garages, arenas, festivals, strip clubs, barns, basements, and theatres….
The front man of seminal mod-punkers the Jam and soul-infused new wavers the Style Council has just released his brand-new, twelfth album, Saturns Pattern. In this exclusive interview, we speak to the gentlemen in charge of the Weller beat on record and on tour.
Next Tuesday, May 18, George Kollias, drummer with the death-metal band Nile and one of the most revered instrumentalists in extreme music, is releasing his debut solo album, Invictus. A week early, however, Kollias, Season of Mist records, and Modern Drummer are giving you the ability to stream the album in its entirety….
We asked the members of the Modern Drummer Education Team if they felt that it’s important for drummers to learn to play other instruments (piano, bass, guitar, etc.), or should they focus on honing their craft at the kit exclusively? Here’s what they had to say….
The Porcupine Tree drummer’s brand-new solo album is his personal take on the PT catalog.
Here he delves deeper into his creative process.
Original Lynyrd Skynyrd Drummer Bob Burns, one of the founders of the legendary Southern-rock band, was killed last week in an auto accident in Georgia, at age sixty-four.