Few contemporary players have learned so much about drumming—or have passed the wisdom of the ages down to so many.
On September 5, 2002, Melvins Lite embarked on a fifty-one-day rock 'n' roll journey that even other road warriors would consider insane. Drummer Dale Crover tells the tale.
“No matter how many times you listen to Live at Leeds, it surprises,” says MD Pro Panelist Stephen Perkins, who’s been touring with Jane’s Addiction behind its latest studio album, The Great Escape Artist.
On April 16, 2010, the chart-topping band Daughtry announced that original drummer Joey Barnes had left the group, and that L.A. session drummer Robin Diaz was filling in on tour. The arrangement was intended to be temporary….
By marrying the syncopated swagger of Steve Gadd and other non-metal drummers to his uniquely staggered double bass passages and dual-ride flourishes, Gene Hoglan introduced into metal a certain ebb-and-flow type of playing that strayed from the beaten path.
What’s on this monster multi-instrumentalist’s mind when he’s at the drumset with the kaleidoscopic groove machine known as Snarky Puppy? Melody, of course.
The Genesis guitarist, who helped shape some of the most enduring music to come out of England in the ’70s, continues the unique and painstaking re-creation of his rich body of work.