(Available digitally September 30, 2014; on newsstands October 7, 2014)

On the Cover

Mark Guiliana

For many observers, he’s the guy to watch if you want to know where the great art of drumming is right now—and where it could be headed. By Michael Dawson.

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November 2014 Issue of Modern Drummer featuring Mark GuilianaNovember 2014 Issue of Modern Drummer featuring Mark Guiliana Table of ContentsFEATURING

Hitting the Stage
Progressive Nation at Sea 2014
– by Mike Haid

Catching Up With…
Brad Wilk /// Yonrico Scott /// Gordy Knudtson

Glen Sobel Shockingly good with Alice Cooper – by Mike Haid

Jonathan Joseph Jeff Beck’s latest monster – by Billy Amendola

Elliot Jacobson Sparking Ingrid Michaelson’s creativity – by Steven Douglas Losey


Basics: The Kick Hiccup
Boost Your Groove With Quick Bass Drum Doubles- by Rich Redmond

Strictly Technique: Duple/Triple Single-Diddle Gear Shifters
Part 2: 16th Notes and Sextuplets- by Bill Bachman

Rock ’n’ Jazz Clinic: Color Your Groove
Tips for Playing Drums and Handheld Percussion Simultaneously – by Eric Novod

Jazz Drummer’s Workshop: Syncopation Revisited
Part 6: Assorted Applications – by Steve Fidyk

In the Pocket: The Commandments of the Half-Time Shuffle
Part 1: A Brief History – by Zoro

Concepts: Be Prepared!
Long-Term and Short-Term Skills for Successby – Russ Miller


Product Close-Up
• Mapex Armory Series Drums
• Meinl Byzance Vintage Pure and
Pure Light Rides
• Swift Innovations Drumballs
Drumstick Grips
• Downing Free-Floating Drumset
• Masters of Maple Type-M Series Snare

Electronic Review Roland TM-2 Trigger Module

Gearing Up
Suicide Silence’s Alex Lopez

New and Notable


The Lessons That Last
by Michael Dawson


Must-Have Gear Steve DiStanislao

It’s Questionable Mind Matters: I Can’t Break Down the Drum Parts

Showcase Featuring Drum Market


In Memoriam Chuck “Palito” Silverman

Kit of the Month A Night in Tunisia

and more!