March 2018

March 2018 Modern Drummer

March 2018 Issue – Volume 42 • Number 3

Appreciation and Gratitude

Edit Bunker’s Zach Danziger

Former Hole and Current Upset Drummer Patty Schemel

Drum Wisdom: Legendary Educator Michael Carvin

Modern Drummer 2018 Readers Poll Winners

Hüsker Dü’s Grant Hart: 1961-2017


The Fundamentals of 5/4 Rock

Three Birds With One Stone – Optimize Your Practice Time

Alex Rudinger

Web Exclusive! Alex Rüdinger of Good Tiger on the Group’s Sophomore Album, We Will All Be Gone

John Clardy On Tera Melos’s Trash Generator

Bebop Syncopation, Part 3: Elvin Jones

Seven-Over-Three Polyrhythms

Jimmie Vaughan’s George Rains

The Failure Percentage

Sugar Percussion – 2-12 Series Mahogany Snares

Ddrum – Dios Maple Series Drumset

Ahead – Maxx 5A and Frank Zummo Drumsticks, Stick-On Practice Pad, and Compact Stick Holder

Alesis – Strike Pro Drumset

Dream – Re-Fx Naughty Saucer

Phantogram’s Chris Carhart

New Drum Gear from Simmons, Zildjian, Roland, Sound Percussion Labs, Tama and Sabian!

Drum Fills: Keep It Simple, or Shred?

John Convertino on Calexico’s The Thread That Keeps Us

Marty Beller With They Might Be Giants

Remembering Ben Riley, Frank Capp, Grady Tate, and Chuck Blackwell.

Ulysses Owens Jr.

Professional Drum Shop

The 2017 Hollywood Custom and Vintage Drum Show

A Slingerland Unmasked

Big & Rich’s Keio Stroud

The Chick Corea & Steve Gadd Band, Arturo O’Farrill and Chucho Valdés, Good Tiger, Quartet NL, and more!