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Drew Christopherson and Ben Ivascu With Polica

As Polica presents their new album, "When We Stay Alive", to live audiences, they maintain the dreamlike soundscapes they’re revered for while integrating a new, entirely electronic drum setup. TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month…

By Lia Braswell
Feb 28, 2020

Ash Doodkorte with Voyager

The veteran Australian progressive band is aptly named, exploring musical worlds beyond the expected. They even shared one notable gig with bona fide astronauts. Though the Australian quintet Voyager has been a staple of European progressive-rock festivals for nearly a…

By Ben Meyer
Jan 31, 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

Andy Woodard and Jola with Adam Ant

Now, more than three and a half decades later, Ant is hitting the road for an international Friend or Foe live run that lasts through late November.

By Willie Rose
Oct 29, 2019

Mike Sleath With Shawn Mendes

Deftly backing Mendes on the road is Mike Sleath, whose powerful energy has driven the singer’s live show since 2015.

by Willie Rose
Sep 30, 2019

Rich Mercurio with Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul — On Tour

On the road with Van Zandt, Mercurio tells MD that it’s the most physically demanding gig he’s ever had.

by Willie Rose
May 29, 2019

Scott Quintana
 with Kacey Musgraves

“Less is more” for the tasteful Nashville touring and session pro, as he accompanies a chart-topping modern country music star around the world.

Story by Willie Rose | Photo by Catherine Powell
Dec 27, 2018