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October 2022:
Pioneering Drummer and Producer Butch Vig Talks Drumming, Roland V-Drums, Production, and Garbage.

There are very few musicians that have had the influence that Butch Vig has had on modern rock music. As a drummer for the band Garbage his acoustic-electronic-hybrid approach to drumming is revolutionary. Their new record No Gods No Masters is their best yet. Providing a sonic landscape that supports …


January 2004:
January 2004 – Volume 28 • Number 1

Steve Gadd, Jon Theodore, Sterling Campbell, Kris Kohls, John Gardner, Michael Urbano, Yuri Ruley, Yvette Preyer, Tony Fagenson, Nick D’Virgilio, Mitch Mitchell, Charlie Morgan, Fredy Studer, Louie Bellson, Butch Vig


June 2002:
June 2002 – Volume 26 • Number 6

Anton Fig, Mike Cosgrove, Butch Vig, John Dolmayan, Danny Carey, Marko Djordjevic, Steve Di Stanislao, Paul English, Billy English, Asa-Chang, Mike Fasano, Chris Adler, Roy Porter, Chris Vrenna, Peter Erskine, Aaron Comess


September 1996:
September 1996 – Volume 20 • Number 9

In this Issue: Stephen Perkins, Shane Evans, Zach Danziger, Jason Finn, Chad Gracey, Milton Cardona, Butch Vig, Willie Ornelas, Billy Exiner, Dave Mattacks, Rick Allen, Charlie Watts, Adrian Young, Herman Matthews, Tim “Herb” Alexander, Steve Smith,



Posted: July 21, 2017

David Stanoch
Category: Drummers, On the Beat
On the Beat with David Stanoch: Where Old School Meets New—The Timeless Rhythm of Clyde Stubblefield

On Saturday, February 18, 2007, we lost a singularly unique artist, Mr. Clyde Stubblefield, known to musicians worldwide as “The Funky Drummer.” Check out the August 2017 print and digital versions of Modern Drummer for a look at Clyde’s life, career, and insights from the man himself, as well as …


Posted: February 21, 2017

Category: Drummers, News, News and Events
Givin’ the Funky Drummer Some

Modern Drummer magazine’s September 1999 issue featured famed James Brown drummers Clyde Stubblefield and John “Jabo” Starks on the cover in a dual interview. We’ll be presenting Clyde’s half of the piece in an upcoming post; here we share quotes from three prominent drummers who went on record in that …


Posted: February 26, 2015

Category: Drummers, Issues, News, News and Events
April 2015 Issue of Modern Drummer featuring Bernard “Pretty??? Purdie

See what’s in, and where to order, the April 2015 issue of Modern Drummer magazine featuring Bernard Purdie.


Posted: January 24, 2012

Category: Drummers, Education Team Members
David Stanoch

[MDEdTop]David Stanoch has performed with jazz greats Doc Severinsen, Richard Davis, Herb Ellis, Jack McDuff, Stanley Jordan, and Ben Sidran; pop and R&B artists Sheryl Crow, George Clinton, Freedy Johnston, Bonnie Raitt, Butch Vig, New Kids on the Block, and Mary Wilson; the Minnesota Orchestra and Empire Brass; and celebrity performers Regis Philbin, …


Posted: May 3, 2008

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories
Wally Ingram

What a difference a year can make. In January 2007, Wally Ingram was finishing up brutal chemotherapy and radiation treatments, battling for his life against the squamous cell cancer that had invaded his throat and neck….



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