December 1984 – Volume 8 • Number 12


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Articles in December 1984


The Drummer's Dream

A good friend of mine, named Ron Behr, once asked me if I had ever experienced the "drummer's dream." I wasn't sure if I had or not until he explained a recurring dream that he has had for some time.…

by Roy Burns
Aug 8, 2018

Omar Hakim — Going For The Feeling

WEATHER Report reaches the part in "D Waltz" where they bring it down real low. The drummer is smoothly and effortlessly executing a feather-light roll pattern between the hi-hat and snare, catching all the synth and sax accents with his…

by Robin Tolleson
Aug 8, 2018

December 1984 - Volume 8 • Number 12

Terry Bozzio, Omar Hakim, Ian Paice, Buddy Rich, Tristan Fry, Rick Allen, Steve Smith, Gina Schock, Bobby Blotzer

Modern Drummer
Dec 1, 1984

Ian Paice — Freedom

FIFTY minutes outside London, lan Paice awaited my arrival in his Porsche. How but good, having just watched lush, rolling countryside from my train window? Time passed quickly as we sat in a pub and lan related his story to…

by Robyn Flans
Aug 8, 2018

Tristan Fry — Modest Virtuoso

There is a slight problem of perspective when writing about the achievements of Tristan Fry. He manages to have three successful careers, all as a drummer/percussionist, running simultaneously, and he is still only in his early 30s. Tristan joined the…

by Simon Goodwin
Aug 8, 2018