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November 2020:
Modern Drummer November 2020 Vol 44 No 11


Posted: July 9, 2020

Category: News
Nick D’Virgilio Play-Through #5–9

In this post we present five videos that Nick D’Virgilio and Sweetwater have produced, highlighting tracks from Nick’s new solo album, Invisible. (For the backstory, click here.) As in all of our previous posts, in each video D’Virgilio discusses the parts he played and the gear he chose, which was …


Posted: June 26, 2020

Category: News, News and Events
Today is “Release Day” for Nick D’Virgilio’s Invisible Album

We’ve been teasing a few singles from Invisible all week, and today the complete album is officially released. Modern Drummer has been thrilled and honored to work with Nick D’Virgilio and Sweetwater to bring you the first four play-through videos from D’Virgilio’s Invisible album [Sweetwater Sound]. If you missed them, …


Posted: June 25, 2020

Category: News, News and Events, Uncategorized
Nick D’Virgilio Play-Through #4: “Where’s the Passion”

For “Where’s the Passion” D’Virgilio opted for a DW Santa Monica kit in birds-eye maple. If you’ve been following the series (and you should be), you already know that Nick D’Virgilio and Sweetwater produced a bounty of content around the recording of D’Virgilio’s Invisible album [Sweetwater Sound]. Throughout the video …


Posted: June 24, 2020

Category: News, News and Events, Uncategorized
Nick D’Virgilio Play-Through #3: “Money (That’s What I Want)”

Nick used a Tama Star Maple kit to bring home the “money.” If the reaction of Modern Drummer readers is any indication, Nick D’Virgilio must have a smash hit on his hands with his new album, Invisible [Sweetwater Studios]. The community has certainly embraced the record, blowing up our socials …


Posted: June 23, 2020

Category: News, News and Events
Nick D’Virgilio Play-Through Series #2: “I’m Gone”

Nick D’Virgilio and Ludwig Classic Oak kit with red-swirl wrap. The second play-through release from Nick D’Virgilio’s thrilling and gear-packed new album, Invisible [Sweetwater Studios], is “I’m Gone.” D’Virgilio committed to using a different rig on each song, and “I’m Gone” showcases the sound of a Ludwig Classic Oak kit, Sabian …


Posted: June 18, 2020

Category: News, News and Events
Nick D’Virgilio Plays Through his New Album

In association with Nick D’Virgilio and Sweetwater, Modern Drummer will be sharing a series of fantastic play-through videos from Nick’s brand-new album Invisible [Sweetwater Studios], starting today with “Turn Your Life Around.” But, first, the backstory — because it’s one hell of a saga. For many musicians who commit to …


Posted: December 12, 2016

Category: Feature Stories, Industry Spotlight, Multimedia, Videos, Web Exclusive
Industry Spotlight – Sweetwater

Industry Spotlight Sweetwater Text and video by Miguel Monroy We recently had the opportunity to visit Sweetwater in Fort Wayne, Indiana. During our visit, Drums Senior Category Manager Randy Pratt and Drummer/Content Specialist Nick D’Virgilio gave us an exclusive look at what happens behind the scenes at their state-of-the-art facility. …


Posted: August 28, 2013

Category: Drummers, Issues, News, News and Events
October 2013 Issue of Modern Drummer Featuring Mike Portnoy

October 2013 Issue of Modern Drummer featuring Mike Portnoy Contents


Posted: December 31, 2012

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Jimmy Keegan of Spock’s Beard

Hey, MD kids! Jimmy Keegan here with a short Spock’s Beard update….


Posted: March 18, 2010

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Spock’s Beard’s Jimmy Keegan

This year will see the release of the tenth Spock’s Beard studio CD. For those of you who don’t know, I’m usually the band’s touring drummer…


Posted: March 18, 2010

Jimmy Keegan
Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Spock's Beard's Jimmy Keegan

This year will see the release of the tenth Spock’s Beard studio CD. For those of you who don’t know, I’m usually the band’s touring drummer…


Posted: August 16, 2007

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories
Mike Portnoy: In Constant “Progressive” Motion

Mike Portnoy may very well be the hardest-working drummer in the business. His recent three-DVD set, In Constant Motion, speaks for itself. The undisputed king of progressive metal never sleeps!



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