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.


On the Beat With Charles “Moose??? Allicie of Your Favorite Enemies: The Gift of Being and Belonging

Hi MD, I’m Charles “Moose” Allicie from the Canadian alternative rock band Your Favorite Enemies. Back in April 2006, while I was at a restaurant with some loved ones, my phone rang. I usually don’t answer my phone during those…

Modern Drummer
Jun 17, 2016

Dunnett Classic Drums 2N Series Snares (with Audio)

From the  January 2015 issue of Modern Drummer magazine.   The tireless Canadian takes a crack at the time-tested center-bead shell…and wins. In 2012, inventor/drum builder Ronn Dunnett released the R4-L, a version of his popular swiveling R4 throw-off that…

Modern Drummer
Feb 14, 2015

Dream Cymbals and Gongs at NAMM 2015 (VIDEO)

In this video from NAMM 2015, Dream Cymbals and Gongs president, Andy Morris, takes on a tour of what’s new from the company for this year. Dream is a Canadian company making hand-hammered, cast cymbals in China, and new this…

Modern Drummer
Feb 10, 2015

Quebec City’s Capitale Drum Fest Set for January 19, 2014

The inaugural Capitale Drum Fest will be held January 19, 2014 at the Jean-Pierre Tremblay Theatre on Campus Notre-Dame-de-Foy at 5000 Rue Clement Lockquell, Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures in Quebec City, Canada. Artists scheduled to perform include Eric Boudreault (, a top Canadian…

Modern Drummer
Jan 9, 2014

Ryan Van Poederooyen: Developing A Terror Syndrome

For the last few years, Vancouver native Ryan Van Poederooyen has been making an increasingly loud noise with Canadian prog metal masters The Devin Townsend Band. Indeed, his brutal power and precise metal chops have helped him reach the top…

Modern Drummer
Apr 23, 2009