February 2018

February 2018 Modern Drummer

February 2018 Issue – Volume 42 • Number 2

Steve Nisbett

Steve Nisbett of the Iconic Reggae Band Steel Pulse

Around and Around We Go

Italian Vintage Drums and Cymbals

Sonny Emory

Matt Cameron

Pearl Jam/Soundgarden Drummer Matt Cameron Enlists David Bowie’s Blackstar Drummer, Mark Guiliana, for His Latest Solo Album

Matt Wilson – The Ambassador of Unvention

Jim Eno of Spoon

JD McPherson’s Jason Smay

Booker Stardrum

Tony Newman

Dare to Drum


The Fundamentals of 3/4 Rock

Moeller Through the Chapin Lens

Rock n Jazz Clinic

Two-Limb Patterns

Bebop Syncopation

Exploring Five-Over-Three

Understanding and Utilizing Fear

Hendrix – Perfect Ply Series Drumset

Beier – 6.5×15 and 7.5×15 Steel Snares

DW – 5000 Series Lowboy Hi-Hat

Vater – Acorn Tip and Player’s Design Drumstick Additions

Led Zeppelin Experience’s Jason Bonham

The George Way Drum Company

New Gear from SJC, OCDP, Protection Racket, Rhythm House Drums, DrumLite, and Black Swamp!

Can Feel Be Taught, or Is It a Gift?

James Cassells on Asking Alexandria’s Asking Alexandria

Yamaha Drums Celebrates Fiftieth Anniversary, Tyshawn Sorey Receives MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, Sabian Appoints New Director of Research and Product Development, and more!

Led Zeppelin book, Carl Palmer DVD, Peter Erskine, Todd Sucherman, and more!

Paul Wertico’s Turn the Beat Around


Tailor-Made Top Hat

Elizabeth Goodfellow With Iron & Wine