The May 2013 Issue of Modern Drummer magazine featuring Aerosmith’s Joey Kramer
(on newsstands April 2, 2013)
On the Cover
He still rages with as much raw rock power as drummers half his age. After all, you don’t survive forty years with Aerosmith by pussyfooting around.
• PAUL DOUCETTE of Matchbox Twenty
• Eagles of Death Metal’s CLAUDE COLEMAN JR.
• P-Funk’s BENJAMIN COWAN
SETTING SIGHTS: ADRIAN YOUNG
No Doubt’s drummer keeps it fresh by seeking new challenges.
He’s brought measured thought, clarity of sound, and deep technique to the bands of Kurt Elling, Terence Blanchard, and Gretchen Parlato, and to his own group, Oracle.
STEPHEN PERKINS ON KEITH MOON
The MD Pro Panelist and Jane’s Addiction drummer discusses the Who classic Live at Leeds.
FIND SUCCESS WITH A HOMEBASED DRUMMING CAREER
Jeremy Hummel shares tips on making it work without leaving your driveway. Plus: Case Studies with Matt Halpern and Pat Mastelotto
Rich Redmond and Steve Smith riff on the educators who helped make them the drummers they are today.
UP & COMING CULLY SYMINGTON
The natural-born thriller’s curious, powerful beats have made him a favorite of the Afghan Whigs, Cursive, and Okkervil River.
Minimal Miking Techniques
Triplet Gear-Shifter 12-18-24 Exercise, Part 1
IN THE POCKET
Funk Drumming Training Camp Part 1: Paradiddles and 16th-Note Subdivisions
The Half-Time Shuffle Variations on One of Drumming’s Slinkiest Groove
ROCK ’N’ JAZZ CLINIC
Grooving With Fives A Progressive Approach to Phrasing Quintuplets on the Drumkit, Part 2
AROUND THE WORLD
Implied Brazilian Rhythms on Drumset Part 2: Xaxado
Live Drum Soloing Getting Started
• CRESCENT CYMBALS An Assorted Selection
• REMO Versa Drums
• DYNAMICX Snare Drums
• MCD PERCUSSION Optimal Sound Series Drumset
• ELLIS ISLAND Drum Accessories
MuteMath’s DARREN KING
NEW AND NOTABLE
COLLECTOR’S CORNER Rogers Dave Clark Five Replica Kit
AN EDITOR’S OVERVIEW
Sick and Inspired by Adam Budofsky
ASK A PRO Manu Katché, Benny Greb
Technology Corner: Trigger Placement and Module Settings
SHOWCASE Featuring Drum Market
CRITIQUE Featuring Taking the Reins
BACKBEATS Beware of Mr. Baker
IN MEMORIAM Spirit’s Ed Cassidy
KIT OF THE MONTH Taking Out the Trash