Modern Drummer is the world’s most widely read drum magazine, is dedicated entirely to the art of drumming and caters to the needs of amateur, semi-pro, and professional drummers.


The August 2012 Issue of Modern Drummer Featuring Reggae, Ska, and Rocksteady Grooves!

(available on newsstands July 3, 2012) Special Collector's Issue: Reggae, Ska, and Rocksteady Grooves Featuring Carlton Barret  Jamaican Drumming: The Evolution of Style Sly Dunbar  Cartlon "Santa" Davis Leroy Wallace Willie Stewart Steve Nisbett  Style Scott Reggae-Core  20 Crossover Hits…

Modern Drummer
Jun 19, 2012

The July 2012 Issue of Modern Drummer magazine featuing Periphery's Matt Halpern!

(available on newsstands June 5, 2012) Periphery's Matt Halpern Featuring 2012 Readers Poll Results  Ray Lucas Influences: Stephen Perkins Update The Meters' Zigaboo Modeliste Pop-Star Drummer  Gotye The Mars Volta's Deantoni Parks Woodshed Mike Johnston of Portraits Red Fang's John Sherman What Do…

Modern Drummer
May 15, 2012

The June 2012 Issue of Modern Drummer magazine featuring MD's Historic Jazz Summit w/Roy Haynes, Terri Lyne Carrington, and Jack Dejohnette!

(available on newsstands May 1, 2012) MD's Historic Jazz Summit w/Roy Haynes, Terri Lyne Carrington, and Jack Dejohnette Featuring Shinedown's Barry Kerch  Influences: Alex Van Halen Get the Best: Queen, David Bowie, ELO Update The Allman Brothers Band's Jaimoe Creed's  Scott Phillips…

Modern Drummer
Apr 24, 2012

The May 2012 Issue of Modern Drummer magazine featuring Vinny Appice!

(available on newsstands April 3, 2012) Vinny Appice Featuring Earth, Wind & Fire's Ralp Johnson  Paul Motion: 1931-2011 Get Good: Tuning Update Dawes' Griffin Goldsmith Dr. Dog's  Eric Slick Bebe Buell's Sarah Tomek American Idol's Roland Gajate Garcia Influences Billy Cobham: The Power…

Modern Drummer
Mar 19, 2012

The April 2012 Issue of Modern Drummer magazine featuring Wilco's Glenn Kotche!

Wilco's Glenn Kotche Featuring Tony Escapa  Influences: 311's Chad Sexton Get the Best: Great Drumming Collections on a Budget Update Brazilian Jazzer Duduka Da Fonseca Conan's  Jams "the Work" Wormworth Rock Journeyman Bobby Jarzombek David Crowder Band's Jeremy "B-Wack" Bush Shop Talk 9 Household…

Modern Drummer
Mar 5, 2012

The March 2012 Issue of Modern Drummer magazine featuring Dream Theater's Mike Mangini!

Dream Theater's Mike Mangini Featuring Setting Sights: Chris Adler  Gregory Hutchinson Portraits: Tony Mason Influences Art Blakey Update Manraze's Paul Cook Jazz Vet Joel Taylor NRBQ's Conrad Choucroun Rebel Rocker Hank Williams III Shop Talk Create a Stable Multi-Pedal Setup What Do You…

Modern Drummer
Feb 2, 2012

February 2012 Issue of Modern Drummer featuring Jeff Hamilton!

Jeff Hamilton Featuring Setting Sights Taku Hirano  Karl Brazil Get Good: Drum Clinics Influences: Charlie Benante Update Journeyman Stephen Chopek Zappa Vaultmeister's Joe Travers The Joy Formidable's Matt Thomas Woodshed Daniel Lanois/Brian Blade's Steven Nistor: Striped Light Studio Taking Care of Business:…

Modern Drummer
Jan 3, 2012

September 2010 Issue of Modern Drummer Featuring Phish's Jon Fishman

On the Cover Phish's JON FISHMAN When Phish called it quits in 2004, he headed up to the farm and traded his sticks for a shovel. But the drums called him back, and a self-devised rudimental exercise fired him up…

Modern Drummer
Sep 1, 2010

June 2010 Issue of Modern Drummer Featuring The Roots' Questlove

On the Cover The Roots' AMIR "QUESTLOVE" THOMPSON Their time on Fallon has left the hip-hop pioneers pumped and playing stronger than ever. Quest and Co. harnessed that energy, booked studio time, and produced the "live" R&B album of their…

Modern Drummer
May 10, 2010