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What Song Are You Working on Now?

“Metropolis—Part I” by Dream Theater .@ptrlcc “Chemical Warfare” by Slayer .@nickkcuevas “Hemispheres” by Rush . The first section is so tough on the hi-hat.@mconrad332 “Around the World” by the Red Hot Chili Peppers .@_rywill22 “Just like Heaven” by the Cure…

Modern Drummer
Sep 1, 2020

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

BJ Miller with Health

Since answering a drummer-wanted Craigslist ad that listed influences from Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath to Public Image Ltd. and Can, BJ Miller has proven the ideal rhythm generator for his band. TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital…

Modern Drummer
Nov 25, 2019

Hüsker Dü’s Grant Hart: 1961-2017

It seemed that Hüsker Dü’s Grant Hart existed to dispel the moronic clichés informing most drummer jokes. The dude could seemingly do it all. Killer drummer. Great singer. Amazing songwriter. He was also a supremely talented visual artist who designed…

Story by Patrick Berkery | Photo by Ebet Roberts
Jan 31, 2018

The Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins

The biggest band in the land tears up the road map and comes up with its most ambitious album to date. "We're usually like Motörhead meets the Beatles," the group's drummer says. "But this one is really Motörhead meets Sgt.…

Story by Ken Micallef | Photos by Alex Solca
Nov 30, 2017

August 2010 - Volume 34 • Number 8

Dave Grohl, Jason Sutter, Charles Connor, Jim Black, Clayton Cameron, Leon Mobley, Morgan Rose, Jeff Bowders, Matt Helders, Cheney Brannon, Bob Gatzen TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year SAVE 15% Digital Monthly…

Modern Drummer
Aug 1, 2010

July 2004 - Volume 28 • Number 7

Dave Grohl, Ralph MacDonald, Dave King, Rich Beddoe, Diana Krall, Matt Sorum, Susie Ibarra, Jason McGerr, Troy Luccketta, Dana Hammond, Steve Goulding, Andrea Centazzo, Walfredo Reyes Jr., Jeff Hamilton, Terry Bozzio TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access…

Modern Drummer
Jul 1, 2004

March 2003 - Volume 27 • Number 3

Josh Freese, Ben Perowsky, Marcus Baylor, Dave Grohl, Phil Collins, John Mahon, Jim Keltner, H. Benjamin Schuman, Rickey Shelton, Philly Joe Jones, Fab Moretti, Jimmy DeGrasso, Ralph Hardimon, Mark Schulman TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99…

Modern Drummer
Mar 1, 2003

March 1994 - Volume 18 • Number 3

In this Issue: Dave Grohl, T.S. Monk TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year SAVE 15% Digital Monthly Magazine 47 Years of Archives (500+ Issues) 40+ Drum Channel Subscribe Now All Access (Print…

Modern Drummer
Mar 1, 1994