You know who it is the second you hear the crack of that snare drum. Like a musical fingerprint, Alex Van Halen’s sound and style are singularly his own. TO READ THE FULL STORY: Subscribe NowLOG IN Read this article +get instant access TO 45 YEARSof Modern Drummer issues WITH A DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION for just $4.99 month with no contract! Love the printed mag? Click here.