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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.

Levon Helm May 26, 1940 – April 19, 2012

Bob Dylan told the press that Helm “was one of the last true great spirits of my or any other generation.” TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year SAVE 15% Digital Monthly Magazine…

by Jeff Potter
Apr 26, 2018

The Pros: On Bass Drums

Certain reader questions seem to repeat themselves. Several of them involve the ins and outs of bass drums. What size? What kind of heads? How do I tune them? TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month…

Modern Drummer
Nov 21, 2017

A Conversation With Charlie Watts

SF: How much did the Chess blues records influence you when you were growing up? CW: I never heard them until I met Keith and Mick. My whole block used to listen to Savoy jazz records as kids. I never…

by Scott K. Fish & Max Weinberg
Oct 4, 2017

MAX WEINBERG - Good Time on "E" Street

There's an old song that says: "Talk about a dream. If you don't have a dream, how are you going to make your dreams come true?" TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year…

by Scott K. Fish
Aug 2, 2017

Slipknot's Jay Weinberg

When we last spoke with the drummer, in 2009, he’d recently proven his skills by filling in for his father on tour with Bruce Springsteen, slaying it night after night. Today Max’s kid is very much his own man, and…

Modern Drummer
Feb 23, 2017

Great ’80s Drum Performances, Part 1

The era known as the ’80s, roughly the period between the dawn of punk and rap in the late ’70s and the rise of indie rock and hair metal in the middle of the next decade, was a time of…

Modern Drummer
Feb 23, 2017

June 2010 - Volume 34 • Number 6

?uestlove, Richard Christy, Robin Russell, Daniel Glass, Chris Coleman, Chris Pennie, Shawn Pelton, Shannon Forrest, Adam Deitch, Benny Greb, Stanton Moore, Paul Wertico, Sammy Merendino, Arejay Hale, Lee Barratt, Maureen “Moe” Tucker, James Gadson, Max Weinberg, Jay Weinberg, Brendan Buckley,…

Modern Drummer
Jun 1, 2010

December 2009 - Volume 33 • Number 12

Max Weinberg, Jay Weinberg, Michael Giles, Steve Gorman, Blake Dixon, Michael “Leroy” Bram, Obed Calvaire, Gregg Bissonette, Russ Miller, Chris Frantz, Josh Freese, E.J. Strickland, Brian Blade, Mark Zonder TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month…

Modern Drummer
Dec 1, 2009

October 1999 - Volume 23 • Number 10

Max Weinberg, Bobby Previte, Matt Abts, Sam Woodyard, Tom Teasley, Nick D’Virgilio, Dennis Diken, Janet Weiss, Jim Bogios, Fran Breen, Tomas Haake, Dave Weckl, Art Blakey, David Silveria, John “JR” Robinson, Terry Bozzio TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN…

Modern Drummer
Oct 1, 1999

October 1996 - Volume 20 • Number 10

Carter Beauford, Jim “Soni” Sonefeld, Elvin Jones, Omar Hakim, Tim Alexander, Trilok Gurtu, Dave Lombardo, Sheila E., Peter Michael Escovedo, Walfredo Reyes, Jr., Narada Michael Walden, Jonny Cragg, Eric Kamau Gravatt, Levon Helm, Ciarlante, Yuval Gabay, Billy Mintz, Chet McCracken,…

Modern Drummer
Oct 1, 1996

September 1986 - Volume 10 • Number 9

Tommy Lee, Bun E. Carlos, Jerry Carrigan, Ben Riley, Steve Gadd, Max Weinberg, Jerry Mercer, Gary Husband, Butch Miles TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year SAVE 15% Digital Monthly Magazine 47 Years…

Modern Drummer
Sep 1, 1986

November 1982 - Volume 6 • Number 8

Vinnie Colaiuta, Barry Altschul, Liberty DeVitto, William F. Ludwig Jr., Peter Erskine, Max Weinberg, Steve Jordan, Arthur Press, John Panozzo, Terry Bozzio, Robert Williams, Jim Keltner TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year…

Modern Drummer
Nov 1, 1982