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On The Beat With G Flip

On Drumming, Producing, Singing and Debut Album Hi MD! My name is G Flip and I’m from Melbourne, Australia. Drums have always had a special place in my heart. I started my musical career as a drummer doing sessions, playing…

Modern Drummer
Aug 29, 2019

Kevin Garcia of the Steel Wheels

Photo by Souki Mehdaoui On Integrating Percussion and Latest Album Hey MD readers! It’s a real pleasure to share what I’m up to with you here “On The Beat.” My favorite conversations after I play a concert or festival are…

Modern Drummer
Aug 27, 2019

Dayne “Danno” Waters of Silvertung

On Facing Challenges and Gear Hello, all you Modern Drummers out there! I am extremely honored to be a part of the Modern Drummer family. I am Dayne “Danno” Waters from Baltimore, Maryland and the hard-hitting drummer for the rock…

Modern Drummer
Aug 22, 2019

TJ Childers of Inter Arma

Talking About The New Album, Character, and “Little Mistakes” Hello MD! Modern metal and hard rock drum production has slowly ruined music over the course of the last two decades. When everything’s put to a click, quantized, and sound replaced,…

Modern Drummer
Aug 15, 2019

Carlos Verdugo of Sublime With Rome

Greetings Modern Drummer family! First of all, I want to thank you for giving me the opportunity to tell you a little about myself. My name is Carlos Verdugo but my friends call me “C-Los.” I was born in Oceanside,…

Modern Drummer
Aug 13, 2019

Abe Fogle of Rob Thomas

Photo by Jim Trocchio On Practicing on the Road Hey MD readers, Abe Fogle here! I am honored and privileged to once again write up something for this “On The Beat.” It is truly a blessing to do what I…

Modern Drummer
Aug 8, 2019

Lindsay Martin of Juliet Simms

Tours, Shows, and Inspirational Accomplishments Hey MD family! My name is Lindsay Martin and I’m twenty-five years old. I grew up in upstate New York and moved to California after being accepted at the University of Southern California’s Popular Music…

Modern Drummer
Aug 6, 2019

Brie Darling of Cherie Currie, Fanny, and Boxing Gandhis

  Photo by Corey Parks Talking About New Album, Musical Approach, and Gear Los Angeles-based, female rock icons Cherie Currie and Brie Darling have joined together to record their debut album, The Motivator. The album was produced by the six-time…

Modern Drummer
Aug 2, 2019

Fred Eltringham with Sheryl Crow

On Current Tours and Recordings Hey Modern Drummers, Fred Eltringham here with an update from the road. I’ve been having a super exciting summer. In June we toured Europe supporting the great Phil Collins, who has been a massive musical…

Modern Drummer
Aug 1, 2019

Carl Canedy of The Rods

Hi MD Readers! I’ve never been much of a self-promoter, as it’s always felt a bit self-serving. Having said that, I’m so thrilled to be doing this for MD (my favorite magazine for decades), so I’m going to make the…

Modern Drummer
Jul 30, 2019

Chris Hornbrook of Dhani Harrison

Howdy MD people! Chris Hornbrook here, drummer for Dhani Harrison, doing a little road update from our big summer tour, opening for Jeff Lynne’s ELO. We’re out with them for about a month and a half (twenty shows altogether to…

Modern Drummer
Jul 25, 2019

Frank Zummo of Sum 41

Dan Kerby (left) and Frank Zummo Hello MD family! A few years ago I met Dan Kerby during a NAMM show Zildjian signing. We hit it off and kept in touch throughout the years. This past March, Sum 41 kicked…

Modern Drummer
Jul 23, 2019

David Uosikkinen of the Hooters

Hello, my fellow drummers! When I’m not playing with the Hooters (next year will be our fortieth anniversary), I have my own band called David Uosikkinen’s In The Pocket. Recently, I ran into one of my first drum teachers, Buddy…

Modern Drummer
Jul 16, 2019

Pete Biggiani of Kodiak

Hello MD, I am Pete Biggiani, drummer for the band Kodiak from New Jersey. I want to thank Billy Amendola and Modern Drummer for allowing me this opportunity. I began drumming at two years of age. My dad was a…

Modern Drummer
Jul 11, 2019