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April 2020:
2020 Readers Poll Results

It’s that time of year again, when the drummers of the world show love for the most compelling players of the past twelve months. Find out how your favorites did.


February 2020:
Grace Potter’s Jordan West

Since leaving her native Fort Wayne, Indiana, for Los Angeles, California, Jordan West has drummed with the likes of Seal and Andy Summers of the Police.


May 2017:
The 2017 Modern Drummer Readers Poll Winners

The universally lauded multi-genre legend joins Hall of Fame, another contemporary giant sweeps three categories, and Neil Peart returns.


August 2016:
Slipknot's Jay Weinberg
Jay Weinberg

When we last spoke with the drummer, in 2009, he’d recently proven his skills by filling in for his father on tour with Bruce Springsteen, slaying it night after night. Today Max’s kid is very much his own man, and here he describes his two-year (and counting) tour of duty …


June 2010:
June 2010 – Volume 34 • Number 6

?uestlove, Richard Christy, Robin Russell, Daniel Glass, Chris Coleman, Chris Pennie, Shawn Pelton, Shannon Forrest, Adam Deitch, Benny Greb, Stanton Moore, Paul Wertico, Sammy Merendino, Arejay Hale, Lee Barratt, Maureen “Moe” Tucker, James Gadson, Max Weinberg, Jay Weinberg, Brendan Buckley, Rodney Howard


December 2009:
December 2009 – Volume 33 • Number 12

Max Weinberg, Jay Weinberg, Michael Giles, Steve Gorman, Blake Dixon, Michael “Leroy” Bram, Obed Calvaire, Gregg Bissonette, Russ Miller, Chris Frantz, Josh Freese, E.J. Strickland, Brian Blade, Mark Zonder



Posted: January 27, 2017

Category: Feature Stories, Featured, Friday Nuggets
Friday Nuggets: Joe Butler’s Cannons

Check out the drum production on this number-one hit by the Lovin’ Spoonful, from August, 1966. You didn’t often hear drums quite so prominently on a pop hit in the mid-’60s.


Posted: June 30, 2016

Slipknot’s Jay Weinberg on the August 2016 issue of Modern Drummer
Category: Drummers, Featured, Issues, News, News and Events
August 2016 Issue of Modern Drummer magazine featuring Slipknot’s Jay Weinberg

(Available in print and digitally June 30, 2016) Print Copy ○ iTunes ○ Amazon ○ GooglePlay ○ Subscribe On the Cover Slipknot’s Jay Weinberg “They didn’t want a copycat, so I needed to play it in my own way. I can’t play it any other way.” Taking the place of …


Posted: June 30, 2016

Category: Drummers, Featured, Issues, News, News and Events
August 2016 Issue of Modern Drummer magazine featuring Slipknot’s Jay Weinberg

(Available in print and digitally June 30, 2016) Print Copy ○ iTunes ○ Amazon ○ GooglePlay ○ Subscribe On the Cover Slipknot’s Jay Weinberg “They didn’t want a copycat, so I needed to play it in my own way. I can’t play it any other way.” Taking the place of …


Posted: January 20, 2014

Category: Clinics and Events, Drummers, News, News and Events
UPDATED – Beats, Brews & Banter with Patrick Berkery (War on Drugs, Wesley Stace, Danielson, Pernice Brothers)

Due to inclement weather, Philly Drum Project’s monthly event, Beats, Brews & Banter, has been postponed and will continue on Monday, February 10, at The R Bar (formerly Roosevelt’s Pub) at the corner of 23rd and Walnut in Philadelphia. The event will run from 7 to 9 p.m. and feature …


Posted: September 3, 2010

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Jay Weinberg of Madball

Hey, fellow Modern Drummer readers! My name is Jay Weinberg, and I’m on a three-week European tour with the New York hardcore band Madball. With this run, we’ve begun the touring cycle in support of our new record, Empire, which will be released on October 12. In fact, you can …


Posted: May 10, 2010

Category: Drummers, Issues
June 2010 Issue of Modern Drummer Featuring The Roots’ Questlove

See what’s in the June 2010 Issue of Modern Drummer Featuring The Roots’ Questlove….


Posted: January 16, 2008

Category: Feature Stories
Best Of ’07

I’m convinced that, ten years from now, we’re going to look back at 2007 as an unusually fertile time in music and in drumming.


Posted: August 1, 2006

Category: Feature Stories, News, News and Events
Rock N Roll Fantasy Camp 2006

I’ll start by saying, What an amazing five days I recently had—Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy Camp promoter David Fishof is a genius! This past August 13–17, I was invited to the sixth Camp in New York City; my second as a guest and my first as a Battle Of The …



Posted: July 29, 2016

Category: Mike and Mike Podcast, Multimedia, Podcasts
Episode 52: Building Hand Speed, Twenty One Pilots’ Josh Dun, and More

In this episode, Mike and Mike discuss their favorite exercises for developing hand speed. This week’s featured artist is Josh Dun of the popular rock/pop duo Twenty One Pilots. In the gear review section, Dawson discusses the Porter & Davies BC Gigster drum throne and seat kicker. After fielding several …


Posted: July 25, 2016

Category: Mike and Mike Podcast, Multimedia, Podcasts
Episode 51: Johnny Craviotto, Learning Grooves, and More

In this episode, Mike and Mike pay tribute to legendary drum builder Johnny Craviotto, and then discuss their approaches to learning new grooves. This week’s featured artist is jazz great Carl Allen. In the gear review section, Dawson shares his experience with the Love Custom Indian rosewood stave-shell snare. After …


Posted: July 15, 2016

Category: Mike and Mike Podcast, Multimedia, Podcasts
Episode 50: All Listener Questions

In this special fiftieth episode, Mike and Mike take a break from the usual format and spend the entire hour fielding questions from their loyal listeners. The show will return to its regular flow for episode fifty-one.


Posted: July 8, 2016

Category: Mike and Mike Podcast, Multimedia, Podcasts
Episode 49: Ostinatos, Craig Blundell, Sabian Vanguards, and More

In this episode, Mike and Mike define what an ostinato is and how they’ve practiced them on the drumset. The featured artist is UK-based drummer Craig Blundell, who’s currently touring with Steve Wilson of Porcupine Tree fame. In the gear review section, Dawson shares his experience with Sabian’s new HH …


Posted: July 1, 2016

Category: Mike and Mike Podcast, Multimedia, Podcasts
Episode 48: Jay Weinberg, Adding Textures, Ddrum Reflex Kit, and More

In this episode, Mike and Mike crack open the August 2016 issue of Modern Drummer and discuss cover artist Jay Weinberg of the legendary metal band Slipknot. In the education segment, the hosts discuss their thoughts on adding different textures to your drumming. Up for review is ddrum’s new Reflex …