Ace Frehley

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Rock Perspectives: The Mighty Three-Stroke Ruff (VIDEO)

The following post is excerpted from the March 2015 of Modern Drummer Magazine.  Rock Perspectives Diamonds in the Ruff Part 1: The Mighty Three-Stroke by Matt Starr The first thing I learned when I started taking drum lessons was the…

Modern Drummer
Feb 9, 2015

VIDEO - Peter Criss Modern Drummer Web Exclusive

      Peter Criscuola, a founding member of Kiss, AKA Peter “Catman” Criss and one of rock’s influential drumming legends, will be respectfully acknowledged April 2014, when he and bandmates Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, and Ace Frehley are inducted…

Modern Drummer
Feb 19, 2014

Matt Starr

Yo, MD readers! It’s Matt Starr (aka Dr. Starr) dropping in to say hello. As of late, I’ve been in the studio with Ace Frehley (Kiss). As for the in-between-time, I toured Europe with Steamroller, which is a band with…

Modern Drummer
Oct 30, 2013

Billy Ward: Deep Thoughts, Deep Rhythms

Billy Ward is a unique force in the drum world—a technician of the highest order who can bring taste and creativity to a huge variety of musical situations, a clear and enthusiastic educator, and a notorious drumming thinker who is…

Modern Drummer
Mar 4, 2011