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June 1983:
Mark Craney — Pursuing His Art
Mark Craney

Just three years ago, at age 27, Mark Craney felt he had reached the peak of his career, with no more goals to attain. Life, with its inevitable twists and turns, showed him he was wrong.

April 1983:
The Pros: On Bass Drums
Mark Craney

Certain reader questions seem to repeat themselves. Several of them involve the ins and outs of bass drums. What size? What kind of heads? How do I tune them?

May 2006:
May 2006 – Volume 30 • Number 5

Taylor Hawkins, Jason McGerr, Mike Clark, John Wackerman, Peter Erskine, Mark Craney, Jamie Oldaker, Chad Sexton, Travis Smith, Tennessee Thomas, Brad Pemberton, Vinnie Fiorello, Ginger Baker, Paul John Jr., Ian Paice, David Garibaldi

June 1983:
June 1983 – Volume 7 • Number 6

Bill Bruford, Mike Clark, Mark Craney, Ed Thigpen, George Wettling, Kenny Aronoff, Jim Chapin, Terry Clarke, John Densmore, Gregg Bissonette, Carl Palmer, Russ Kunkel, Graham Lear

January 1983:
January 1983 – Volume 7 • Number 1

Peter Erskine, Chester Thompson, Jim Gordon, Tony Williams, Dennis Elliot, Vic Mastrianni, Tommy Aldridge, Andy Newmark, Butch Miles, Chet McCracken, Ralph Cooper, Sue Hadjopoulos, Tris Imboden, Gene Dunlap, Mike Baird, Ed Tuduri, Bill Ward, Michael Botts, Vinnie Colaiuta, Jim Keltner, Emedin Rivera, Roland Vasquez, Don Murray, Mat Marucci, Don Moye, …

October 1982:
October 1982 – Volume 6 • Number 7

Stewart Copeland, Ed Thigpen, Jimmy Madison, Neil Peart, Joe Morello, Armando Peraza, Raul Rekow, Orestes Vilato, Tommy Aldridge, Mark Craney

Posted: August 12, 2014

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories, News and Events
A Tale of Two Tull Drummers: Doane Perry and Mark Craney

Modern Drummer recently chatted with longtime Jethro Tull drummer Doane Perry while doing research for an article on drummer Dean Zimmer. Perry spoke at length about his relationship with Zimmer as well as his great friendship with the late, great Mark Craney, who, in addition to preceding Perry in Tull, …

Posted: August 12, 2014

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories, Multimedia, News, News and Events, Videos
Dean Zimmer: Drummer Still Wanted

Drummer Dean Zimmer spoke with Modern Drummer about his viral success and life since gaining notoriety through the short film, “Drummer Wanted.”

Posted: November 4, 2007

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Drummer/Leader Gunnar Waage

I started studying drums at the age of twelve, when my parents gave me permission to switch from the piano over to classical percussion at the conservatory….

Posted: May 12, 2004

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories, Update
Gene Hoglan: Furious Kick Drumming

In the midst of Strapping Young Lad’s otherworldly barrage of guitars, screams, bass rumble, and samples, Gene Hoglan’s kick drums blast through in furious, amazingly accurate 32nd-note flurries.

Posted: August 4, 2022

Category: The Modern Drummer Podcast
Episode 82: John DeChristopher Live From My Drum Room With Myron Grombacher and Gregg Bissonette

Originally aired live on March 16, 2021. John chats with two of his best pals and incredible drummers, Myron Grombacher and Gregg Bissonette! Myron talks about playing with Rick Derringer before joining the Pat Benatar Band, his iconic drum sets and the early days of MTV. Gregg and Myron shared some …