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September 2020:
MODERN DRUMMER SEPTEMBER 2020 COVER
Beats and Fills
First Person

A Smattering of Favorites from a Few Top Pros This month we’ve gathered a collection of favorite beats and fills from some of the top drummers in the world.Each of these transcriptions was pulled from a Modern Drummer exclusive video lesson that was filmed at DrumChannel.com. Gregg Bissonette: A Ringo …


January 2011:
January 2011 – Volume 35 • Number 1

Joey Jordison, Chris Coleman, Michael Carvin, Patrick Wilson, Nate Morton, Erin Tate, Steve Smith, John Weathers, Allison Miller, Richie Hayward, Joey Waronker, Matthew “Woody” Woodley


November 2007:
November 2007 – Volume 31 • Number 11

Jimmy Chamberlin, Carl Allen, Dave McClain, Greg Errico, Jason Sutter, Tony Allen, Aaron Gillespie, Craig Macintyre, Felix Pollard, Pete Thomas, Nate Morton, Bun E. Carlos, Thomas Lang, Charlie Donnelly


March 2007:
March 2007 – Volume 31 • Number 3

Vinnie Colaiuta, Abe Cunningham, Nigel Olsson, John Mahon, Dave Buckner, Dominic Howard, Jim Brock, Steve Asheim, Raymond Pounds, Nate Morton, Marcus Randolph, Tim Alexander, Jack Irons, John Blackwell, Danny Carey, Louie Bellson


February 2007:
February 2007 – Volume 31 • Number 2

Nikki Glaspie, Kim Thompson, Gavin Harrison, Rocky Gray, Sean Paddock, Dave McAfee, Fred Eltringham, John Blackwell, Pete Wilhoit, Evan Johns, Billy Ficca, Evan Stone, Billy Martin, Daniel Davison, Bill Stewart, Cozy Powell, Nate Morton, Todd Sucherman, Elvin Jones


February 2006:
February 2006 – Volume 30 • Number 2

Jon Farriss, Dafnis Prieto, John Humphrey, Jeff “Tain” Watts, Nate Morton, Matt McDonough, Brendan Canty, Jeff Sipe, Jim McCarty, Fred Young, Shannon Leto, Steve Smith, Chris Vrenna, Topper Headon



Posted: September 7, 2022

Category: News
LAMB OF GOD Takes Fans Behind The Scenes Of New Album Omens

Watch the The Making Of: Omens Premiere Live Stream Event October 6 Omens Album Drops October 7  The Omens Tour Kicks Off September 9 Photo by Travis Shinn at Henson Studios LAMB OF GOD announces The Making Of: Omens, a short film documenting the recording of their forthcoming album. The documentary will premiere with …


Posted: August 16, 2022

Category: News
Nate Morton joins the Big Drum Bonanza 2022 lineup

Self-taught from age 5, Nate’s formal drum set training began during high school with Grant Menefee in Baltimore, Maryland. He continued his education in Boston, Massachusetts as a performance major at the renowned Berklee College of Music, studying with drummers such as Ed Uribe, Ian Froman, John Ramsay and Ron …


Posted: July 29, 2022

Category: News
Watch LAMB OF GOD’s “Omens”

Omens Title Track Now Available Everywhere Photo: Travis Shinn Watch and listen to “Omens,” the title track from LAMB OF GOD’s forthcoming 9th album. The new single from the GRAMMY-nominated metal colossus is available everywhere for download and streaming. Watch the “Omens” music video HERE:  https://youtu.be/VHVsG2taJVs The Omens album pre-order is live now at Lamb-Of-God.com, boasting special bundles and …


Posted: February 23, 2016

Category: Clinics and Events, Drummers, News, News and Events
News: Rich Redmond’s Drummer’s Weekend Comes to Los Angeles on April 8 to 10

Rich Redmond is hosting a Drummer’s Weekend in Los Angeles on April 8 to 10. The three-day immersive education event takes place in the heart of Hollywood and features twenty-four total hours of hands-on training with some of the greatest drummers on the planet.


Posted: May 28, 2014

Category: Drummers, Issues, News, News and Events
July 2014 Issue of Modern Drummer Featuring Omar Hakim

See what’s in the July 2014 issue of Modern Drummer magazine featuring Omar Hakim…


Posted: May 20, 2014

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories, Multimedia, Videos
VIDEO – Nate Morton of NBC’s The Voice Behind-the-Scenes Featurette

In this video featurette, Modern Drummer takes a look behind the scenes of NBC’s The Voice to learn a little more about MD June 2014 cover artist Nate Morton. Music Director Paul Mirkovich, Bass Player Sasha Krivtsov, and Drum Tech Steve “Steevo” Morrison share their thoughts on working with Morton….


Posted: May 13, 2014

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories
The Voice Drummer and June 2014 Modern Drummer Cover Artist Nate Morton Interviews Drum Tech Steve “Steevo??? Morrison

In this post the Voice Drummer and June 2014 Modern Drummer Cover Artist Nate Morton Interviews Drum Tech Steve “Steevo??? Morrison…


Posted: May 1, 2014

Category: Feature Stories, Multimedia, Spotify Playlists
June 2014 Spotify Playlist

Listen to the music from the pages of the June 2014 issue of Modern Drummer featuring Nate Morton of The Voice in this month’s Spotify Playlist…


Posted: April 29, 2014

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories
Nate Morton Web Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Diary

Due to deadlines, Nate Morton wasn’t able to complete his behind-the-scenes journal about his unique job drumming on the hit television talent show The Voice before his cover story was published in the June 2014 issue of Modern Drummer. Here’s his final entry….


Posted: April 29, 2014

Category: Drummers, Issues, News, News and Events
June 2014 Issue of Modern Drummer Featuring Nate Morton of The Voice

See what’s in the June 2014 issue of Modern Drummer magazine featuring Nate Morton…


Posted: September 3, 2013

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Jordan Plosky

Since “retiring??? from touring, after a long-lasting run with Nickelodeon’s Big Time Rush, I’ve been refocusing my career at home in Los Angeles, CA.


Posted: May 2, 2011

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Nate Morton of The Voice

Hi, MD readers. I thought I had faced musical challenges and done difficult gigs. And I believed I knew what it was like to learn a large amount of material in a short time—recording ten songs in a day seemed like a lot, and a ten-hour day was long. But that …


Posted: October 8, 2010

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Nate Morton with Cher

Hey, everybody, Nate Morton here with a quick update. I’ve been performing with Cher in Las Vegas at Caesars Palace, and the performances have been amazing, truly an extravaganza! I’m often asked what it’s like working with Cher, and the best response I can think of is, she is exactly …


Posted: December 29, 2009

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories, The Greats
William “Cozy” Cole: The Father Of Coordinated Independence

Cozy Cole, an incredibly adept player, was strongly rooted in the rudimental style, but he contributed much to jazz drumming…


Posted: October 20, 2009

Category: Feature Stories
Drumming On TV

In celebration of the great, sometimes groundbreaking drumming performances of TV’s golden age, we present to you highlights along the illustrious Drumming On TV timeline…


Posted: September 5, 2008

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Nate Morton

Just wanted to throw a couple things out there. I'm about to find myself back on television again, playing in the house band on The Bonnie Hunt Show.



Posted: May 20, 2016

Category: Mike and Mike Podcast, Multimedia, Podcasts
Episode 42: Teaching Beginners, Claus Hessler, Doc Sweeny Snares, and More

In this episode, Mike and Mike discuss how they structure a student’s first few drum lessons, and they talk about German drummer Claus Hessler, who is featured in the June 2016 issue of Modern Drummer. In the gear review section, the hosts talk about some cool solid-shell snares from relative …