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The Flower Kings’ Mirkko DeMaio

The Flower Kings—the name alone conjures images of prog-rock luminaries like Genesis and Yes, who in the late ’60s planted the seeds for all the fantasy-laden symphonic rock to come in the following decades. TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG…

By Mike Haid
Feb 28, 2020

Styx’s Todd Sucherman

"This came at a time when we're all feeling creative, and it puts wind in our sails." The fourteen-year wait since Styx's last album of all-new material is finally over, and the group's super-drummer might just be happier than anyone…

Story by Ilya Stemkovsky | Photos by Ash Newell
Jun 28, 2017

Bill Bruford: An Autobiography, Prologue to the Second Edition

In which the prog-rock pioneer and fusion explorer contemplates the future of our art—and calls on us to determine it for ourselves. TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year SAVE 15% Digital Monthly…

Modern Drummer
Feb 23, 2017