December 1984 - Volume 8 • Number 12 - Modern Drummer Magazine

December 1984 – Volume 8 • Number 12

Terry Bozzio, Omar Hakim, Ian Paice, Buddy Rich, Tristan Fry, Rick Allen, Steve Smith, Gina Schock, Bobby Blotzer

Articles in December 1984


Omar Hakim — Going For The Feeling

WEATHER Report reaches the part in "D Waltz" where they bring it down real low. The drummer is smoothly and effortlessly executing a feather-light roll pattern between the hi-hat and snare, catching all the synth and sax accents with his…

by Robin Tolleson
Aug 8, 2018

Ian Paice — Freedom

FIFTY minutes outside London, lan Paice awaited my arrival in his Porsche. How but good, having just watched lush, rolling countryside from my train window? Time passed quickly as we sat in a pub and lan related his story to…

by Robyn Flans
Aug 8, 2018

Tristan Fry — Modest Virtuoso

There is a slight problem of perspective when writing about the achievements of Tristan Fry. He manages to have three successful careers, all as a drummer/percussionist, running simultaneously, and he is still only in his early 30s. Tristan joined the…

by Simon Goodwin
Aug 8, 2018

Allen Herman

Eight times a week from 1978 to 1981, an extraordinary feat of drumming took place at a Broadway theater. A Broadway show drummer sat behind an elevated drumset up on stage and re-created the artistry, excitement, and magic of Gene…

by Don Perman
Aug 8, 2018

The Drummer's Dream

A good friend of mine, named Ron Behr, once asked me if I had ever experienced the "drummer's dream." I wasn't sure if I had or not until he explained a recurring dream that he has had for some time.…

by Roy Burns
Aug 8, 2018