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On the Beat With Abe Fogle of Rob Thomas: Checking in From the Road, Part 2: Hail the Drum Tech!

Hi, MD readers! Here we are keeping it moving along, at week number three of nine. There are certain factors that can grow on you on the right tour as it progresses. You get to feel out situations, people, the…

Jun 26, 2015

Showroom: Rimshot-Locs Tension Rod Locking System

Rimshot-Locs, an all-metal drum tension rod locking system that prevents drums from going out of tune when rimshots are played, is now available across North America. The patented Rimshot-Locs are said to keep drums in tune for an entire gig,…

Apr 27, 2015

The Voice Drummer and June 2014 Modern Drummer Cover Artist Nate Morton Interviews Drum Tech Steve “Steevo??? Morrison

Nate: How did we meet? Steevo: You and I met the summer of 2006, on the TV set of Rockstar: Supernova while I was still working with Tommy Lee. You were in the house band and like everyone else that…

May 13, 2014

Radiohead Drum Tech Scott Johnson Killed in Toronto Stage Collapse

On Saturday, June 16, only an hour before the gates were to open at Toronto’s Downsview Park for the last show of Radiohead’s North American tour, the top portion of the stage collapsed. Radiohead drum tech Scott Johnson, thirty-three, was…

Jun 18, 2012

In The Studio With Shinedown’s Barry Kerch (VIDEO)

In the June 2012 issue of Modern Drummer magazine, Shinedown’s Barry Kerch talks at length about the making of Amaryllis, the follow-up to the band’s platinum-selling breakout album The Sound of Madness. Here’s a clip that Barry and drum tech Mike Fasano…

Oct 7, 2011

Ben Homola of Bad Books

Hello, everyone, the name is Ben Homola, and I’m extremely honored that Modern Drummer has asked me to write up a blog entry for their website. From the beginning, I’ve been an avid MD reader and made sure to never…

Mar 25, 2011

Mike Fasano

When Warrant drummer Mike Fasano graduated from high school, he skipped college and signed to a cruise-ship gig. "I was playing in an all-purpose lounge band - cha-chas, rumbas, waltzes, and "I Just Called To Say I Love You,?" he…

May 12, 2004