40th anniversary

Modern Drummer is the world’s most widely read drum magazine, is dedicated entirely to the art of drumming and caters to the needs of amateur, semi-pro, and professional drummers.


February 2016 Issue of Modern Drummer featuring Adam Deitch

(Available digitally December 29, 2015; in print January 3, 2016) On the Cover Adam Deitch “There’s a constant search for finding out what your sound is and what you’re able to express in the moment, when it counts. It just…

Modern Drummer
Dec 30, 2015

January 2016 Issue of Modern Drummer featuring Neil Peart

(Available digitally November 25, 2015 and in print on December 1, 2015) On the Cover Neil Peart “There are things in my solo that have been there since I was sixteen, that always thrilled me—and still do.” As the members…

Modern Drummer
Nov 25, 2015

VIDEO! Product Close-Up: Tama Superstar Reissue Snare (From the Feb. 2014 Issue)

The following review originally appeared in the February 2015 of Modern Drummer, which can be purchased at here. Product Close-Up Tama 40th Anniversary Superstar Reissue Snare A fitting tribute to the big, bold birch tones that defined the sound of the…

Modern Drummer
Feb 21, 2015

Showroom: Sonor Celebrates 140th Anniversary With Vintage Series Drums

Celebrating the 140th anniversary of the company, Sonor brings back an iconic look and sound of the time between the 1950s and early 1970s. The Sonor team, in cooperation with artists and collectors, worked to bring the Vintage series drums…

Modern Drummer
Jan 5, 2015