We recently spoke with Brad Wilk about Prophets of Rage, his new band with his Rage Against the Machine comrades Tom Morello and Tim Commerford, on the eve of its first tour.
Feature stories and articles from Modern Drummer.
40th Anniversary Modern Drummer Snare Collection 2016 marks the fortieth year of publication for Modern Drummer. To celebrate four decades as the world’s most widely read magazine exclusively for drummers, the company enlisted the help of master craftsman Bruce Hagwood of RBH Drums to build a very limited run of unique, handmade solid-shell and 3-ply […]
In the second Modern Drummer/David Sandström drum cam video premiere, the drummer performs Refused’s “The Deadly Rhythm.”
We recently caught up with Calhoun at a Living Colour show and chatted with him about the gear he’s using on tour to support the band’s latest release, Shade. His Mapex Saturn series kit is outfitted with some new prototype heads. “I’m experimenting with Evans’ Red Hydraulics,” Will says. “They allow me to smash the drums in a big room without having too many overtones.”
Longtime New York City drummer Tony Leone is currently on the road with the Chris Robinson Brotherhood.
On September 30, pianist, composer, and bandleader Kris Davis is releasing Duopoly, a series of duets performed with eight colleagues, including guitarists Bill Frisell and Julian Lage, pianists Craig Taborn and Angelica Sanchez, reed players Tim Berne and Don Byron, and drummers Billy Drummond and Marcus Gilmore.
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.
Web Exclusive A Look Back at Twenty-Five Years in the Dave Matthews Band with Carter Beauford Interview by Miguel Monroy We recently had the opportunity to spend two days with the Dave Matthews Band in Noblesville, IN. The crew welcomed us into their family, and were among the most gracious and hospitable people we have […]
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.