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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.

Chris Copeland of Cosmic Wolf

Hi, Modern Drummer readers! My name is Chris Copeland and no, I am not related to Stewart Copeland, as much as I wish I were! I play drums for the wonderfully talented fiddle player Ruby Jane, and I have a…

Modern Drummer
Sep 4, 2014

Patrick Wheeler of the Wheeler Brothers

Hey, MD readers! My name is Patrick Wheeler, and I play drums in a little family affair called Wheeler Brothers. We are a five-piece band out of Austin, Texas that’s been lucky enough to tour coast to coast over the…

Modern Drummer
Aug 12, 2013

Ernie Durawa of Texas Tornados

Well, it’s 2013. I will say that 2012 was a good year full of music for me. I spent most of the year touring with the Texas Tornados. We went from Texas to San Francisco to Switzerland and just about…

Modern Drummer
Jan 18, 2013