An Editor’s Overview
This year we’ve made some adjustments to our annual Readers Poll, which goes live here at moderndrummer.com on December 1. So if you’ve voted in the past, you’ll notice that things look a little different.
With Kiss, his primary function is, and has always been, to support the band and to put on the best show possible.
Garibaldi’s classic body-moving tracks expanded the drumset vocabulary, inspiring generations of stick wielders.
He makes the impossible seem effortless—and enchants with the alchemy of instrumental interaction.
Her drumming journey has taken her from Coventry, England, to Kenosha, Wisconsin, to touring the world with Christian-rock group Skillet.
“I get to Bruce’s place, and they play me a song once or twice—I’m not quite sure what song it was. It’s very surreal. I’m hearing Bruce’s voice in the headphones.”
Building upon the James Brown legacy, he expanded the vocabulary of beat-displacement groove patterns and applied them in a “linear” concept.
The Show, now in its twenty-ninth year, is one of the largest and longest-running drum exhibitions in the world.