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What Was Your First Favorite Drum Record?

Vivid by Living Colour. Will Calhoun plays masterfully and with tons of power. It was perfect: playable but loaded with nuance.Scott Sparks Manu Katché on Peter Gabriel’s Secret World Live. I was around five, and it just blew my mind.…

Modern Drummer
Aug 1, 2020

THIN LIZZY Live And Dangerous

An apt title for one of rock’s most fierce and formidable concert albums.   With Live and Dangerous, the crushing aggregate of drummer Brian Downey, singer/ bassist Phil Lynott, and lead guitarist/ vocalists Brian Robertson and Scott Gorham delivered one…

by Jackie Fuller
Oct 24, 2017

March 2010 - Volume 34 • Number 3

Stanton Moore, George Kollias, Calvin Rodgers, Will Calhoun, Jeff Hamilton, Debbi Peterson, Kevin Rice, Pete Wilhoit, Anthony Citrinite, Brian Downey, Max Roach, Jason Gianni TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year SAVE 15%…

Modern Drummer
Mar 1, 2010