Chris Adler

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.


Showroom: Top Mapex Artists Create New Sounds for Black Panther Snare Drums

Mapex has teamed up with three of its artists to create new Black Panther snare drums that reflect each player’s unique personality and sound. The Chris Adler Warbird snare is engraved with his Warbird design. The 5.5x12 6-ply maple/walnut shell…

Modern Drummer
Feb 9, 2015

Lamb of God’s Chris Adler Partners to Open Big Whiskey Grill in Richmond, Virginia

Lamb of God drummer Chris Adler recently announced his new partnership with restaurant owner Will “Mac” McCormack to open the Big Whisky Grill near the West End of Richmond, Virginia. The original Whisky Grill is located in the Richmond Fan…

Modern Drummer
Jul 23, 2014

Product Close-Up: Meinl Signature Ride Cymbals (From the January 2014 Issue)

by Michael Dawson In addition to its vast and diverse catalog of stock models, Meinl also offers an array of rides designed in collaboration with key endorsing artists who represent a wide range of playing styles and who have particularly…

Modern Drummer
Dec 3, 2013

The March 2013 Issue of Modern Drummer featuring Lamb of God drumer Chris Adler!

(on newsstands February 5, 2013) On the Cover CHRIS ADLER For Lamb of God’s drummer and his mates, the toughness they built up living hand to mouth early in their career would never come in more handy than during recent…

Modern Drummer
Jan 31, 2013

The Making of New American Gospelby Chris Adler

  BOOK LEVEL: ALL $24.99 Much like his DIY approach to playing drums and building a career with his band Lamb of God, award-winning drummer Chris Adler is carving his own path as author, publisher, and transcriber (with the help…

Modern Drummer
Sep 9, 2011

Chris Adler: Lamb of God’s Uniquely Heavy Drum Star

Chris Adler, drummer for metal megastars Lamb of God, has a voice and approach all his own, yet he didn’t even begin to play drums seriously until he was already in his twenties. He did, however, grow up studying piano,…

Modern Drummer
Jul 21, 2011

MD Readers Poll 2011 Results

Welcome once again to the MD Readers Poll, where the greatest drummers on the planet are honored by the most educated drum fans around. Let’s get right to it: the envelope, please…. HALL OF FAME Jim Chapin Jim Chapin likely…

Modern Drummer
Jul 1, 2011

Mayhem Week! Art Cruz of Winds Of Plague

Week two of Mayhem is in the books. Last week we were on our way to Las Vegas, Nevada, to play an off-date show with our bus mates, Shadows Fall, when Jeff the bus driver had to pull over because…

Modern Drummer
Aug 3, 2010

Chris Adler : Rock Perspectives

(August 2010 Issue) Lamb Of God drummer Chris Adler, who answers more reader emails in the August 2010 issue of Modern Drummer, recently produced the searing new album by This Or The Apocalypse. In this MD Online exclusive, read what…

Modern Drummer
Jun 30, 2010

Lamb of God's Chris Adler: More Than Meets The Eye

by Michael Dawson Last year, Modern Drummer Festival attendees learned what legions of devoted heavy metal fans have known for years: There’s something special about Lamb Of God’s drummer, Chris Adler. Not only has he pushed metal drumming’s trifecta of…

Modern Drummer
Aug 17, 2006