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August 1986:
Bill Gibson — Newsbeat
Bill Gibson

  Bill Gibson frees the padlocked garage door on his Marin County rehearsal warehouse, where he’s been hashing out demo tapes for the past 11 years. But these days the drummer is arriving at the old practice place in a shiny black European sedan, because the band he’s a very …


August 1986:
August 1986 – Volume 10 • Number 8

In this Issue: Steve Smith, Joe Franco, NYC Contractors, RAS Michael, & Bill Gibson



Posted: October 4, 2017

Yamaha group
Category: News, News and Events
Yamaha Drums Celebrates Fiftieth Anniversary with All-Star Drummer Lineup

(l. to r.) Larnell Lewis, Dave Weckl, Tommy Aldridge Yamaha Drums assembled nearly two-dozen world-renowned drummers on September 30 for live music, a celebration of the company’s innovation and success over the last fifty years, and an exploration of the company’s plans for the future. More than 400 people gathered …


Posted: November 2, 2015

Category: Feature Stories
Dom Famularo’s Teachers List

Over the course of his forty-year career traveling the globe to teach, perform, and conduct clinics, Dom Famularo has interacted with some of the finest drummers and drum instructors in the world. The following list contains many of those names, organized by country/continent. If you’re looking for top-notch drum instruction, …


Posted: May 8, 2015

Category: News, News and Events
Event: Sweetwater Presents GearFest 2015

Sweetwater, a top online retailer of music instruments and audio equipment in the US, is presenting GearFest 2015 on Friday, June 12, from 9 am to 6 pm, and Saturday, June 13, from 9 am to 5 pm, at the Sweetwater campus located at 5501 US Hwy 30 W in …


Posted: April 25, 2013

MD columnist Stephen Bidwell at SXSW
Category: Drummers, On the Beat
MD columnist Stephen Bidwell at SXSW

The South by Southwest (SXSW) music conference started out in the late 1980s as a showcase for the Austin music scene and unsigned bands but has expanded wildly into a ten-day affair.


Posted: April 25, 2013

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
MD columnist Stephen Bidwell at SXSW

The South by Southwest (SXSW) music conference started out in the late 1980s as a showcase for the Austin music scene and unsigned bands but has expanded wildly into a ten-day affair.


Posted: March 18, 2013

Category: Clinics and Events, News, News and Events
Guitar Center to Launch Its First Musician’s Expo

Guitar Center to showcase the latest music products shown at the NAMM tradeshow in January, offering the public unprecedented access to preview products before they hit Guitar Center stores later this year.


Posted: March 30, 2012

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Will Noon of Fun SXSW Tour Blog

The sun sets over El Paso, and over Juarez as well—which is apparently the murder capital of the world. So I regretfully agree to enter round two in my search for decent Mexican food in El Paso. 0 for 2 this year.


Posted: August 19, 2011

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Adam Fischel with Debbie Gibson and Midtown Men

Hello to all you drummers in MD-land! I am currently touring with ’80s teen idols Debbie Gibson and Tiffany on their Journey Through the ’80s tour…


Posted: August 11, 2010

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Bell Gardens’ Charlie Woodburn

Hello, Modern Drummer readers! I’m Charlie Woodburn, and I am a session drummer in Los Angeles, California. First, I would like to say thank you to Modern Drummer for letting me add to the blog because I have been reading the magazine since I was fifteen years old. MD has …


Posted: July 19, 2005

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories
Tommy Lee

Tommy Lee is in a great mood, and he has every reason to be. His new CD, appropriately titled Never A Dull Moment, has just been released, and it’s off the hook! We recently caught up with Tommy while preparing for his upcoming tour.



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