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by Billy Amendola
Apr 3, 2019

Keith Forsey

The drummer, producer, and songwriter has had a hugely successful career playing multiple, invaluable roles with Billy Idol, Simple Minds, Donna Summer, and other pop and rock greats. Here, close associate Erik Eldenius gets personal with the triple-threat artist, who…

by Erik Eldenius
Jul 31, 2018

Thommy Price — Thunder & Lightening

  THIS man is rock ‘n’ roll history, ” Billy Idol declared to a recent concert crowd as he introduced drummer Thommy Price. It’s true. Born and raised in the tough, lean and hungry streets of Brooklyn, Thommy got his…

by Connie Fisher
Jul 18, 2018

Memorizing Tempos

Tips for Finding Your Own Reference Points That seat we sit on is affectionately called a throne. This signifies to me that we are kings—or queens—of our domain. As such, we are in a position of power and honor. This…

by Mark Schulman
Mar 6, 2018