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Modern Drummer is the world’s most widely read drum magazine, is dedicated entirely to the art of drumming and caters to the needs of amateur, semi-pro, and professional drummers.


John Convertino on Calexico and Iron & Wine's reunion album, Eric Dolphy expanded reissue with J. C. Moses, Foreigner Live at the Rainbow '78 and more.

Modern Drummer
Jun 28, 2019

MD Subscriber Exclusive: P!nk’s Mark Schulman On…

We had so many more cool stories left over from Mark Schulman’s May 2019 feature cover story that we decided to share them here.

by Billy Amendola
Apr 3, 2019

Foreigner’s Dennis Elliott

“I was blessed to land a gig as life-changing as Foreigner,” the London-born drummer Dennis Elliott says. “It was a band I totally believed in.” Elliott played with the group for seventeen years, powering solid-gold tracks like “Urgent,” “Feels Like…

by Robin Tolleson
Apr 25, 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

Dennis Elliott

It isn't often that someone is entirely content and satisfied with what he does for a living, but Dennis Elliot of Foreigner is one such person whose accomplishments have surpassed even his goals and imaginings. TO READ THE FULL STORY:…

by Robyn Flans
Nov 8, 2017