Evans drumheads

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.


Episode 240: How to Play Polyrhythms, Who’s the Greatest?, Evans UV2 Drumheads, and More

In this episode, Mike and Mike discuss how to understand three-against-four and six-against-four polyrhythms. They also discuss who should be in contention for the unofficial title of the world’s greatest drummer. Next up, shares his experience comparing the new Evans…

Modern Drummer
Apr 23, 2020

On The Beat with Jonas Ekdahl of Evergrey: Talks Influences and Approach

Hi MD, Jonas Ekdahl here from Gothenburg, Sweden, and I play drums in the band Evergrey. I’ve been playing drums for twenty-four years and have been in the band (with the exception of a few years) since 2003. I listened…

Modern Drummer
Aug 29, 2017

Evans Drumheads at NAMM 2015 (VIDEO)

This video from NAMM 2015, Ben Smith, percussion products specialist for Evans Drumheads, takes us through the new offerings from the company for 2015. First up is the EMAD system for 16" bass drum heads, available with a bass drum…

Modern Drummer
Feb 22, 2015

Hey, Hard Hitters! Check Out Evans New Heavyweight Series Snare Batter and EMAD Bass Drum Head.

The EMAD Heavyweight bass drum head features two plies of 10mil film. The new Heavyweight snare batter employs two plies of 10mil film plus a 3mil reverse dot, for a total thickness of 23mil in the playing area. Both the…

Modern Drummer
Jul 2, 2014

VIDEO - Evans Drumheads NAMM Show 2014 New Gear Coverage

  Evans Level 360 Product Specialist Ben shares information on the Evans Level 360 Heavyweight drumheads at the NAMM Show 2014. The NAMM Show is the world's largest trade-only event for the music products industry. It is one of the…

Modern Drummer
Jan 24, 2014

Chris DeRosa

Greetings, Modern Drummer readers! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season with family and friends. I wanted to mention a few words about a wonderful experience I had recently. I was asked by ShareTheMic and the U.S. Embassy…

Modern Drummer
Jan 10, 2012

Matt Ochoa of the Dirty Heads

What’s up, Modern Drummer! My name is Matt Ochoa, and I play drums for the Dirty Heads. For those who don’t know us, we’re a reggae-infused rock band with a solid hip-hop influence. I’ve been with the group since ’07,…

Modern Drummer
Sep 22, 2011

Felipe Torres 2011 Blog

Hello, Modern Drummers, and thanks again for checking out my blog! Felipe Torres here. It’s been a while since I checked in, and I wanted to share with you some of the fun and amazing things that I’ve experienced this…

Modern Drummer
Sep 1, 2011

Jason McDonald of Strange Karma

Greetings, fellow Modern Drummer fanatics! My name is Jason McDonald, and I’m from Sydney, Australia. It’s an honor to be invited to blog here on MD’s website, especially when you consider that over the years I have managed to collect…

Modern Drummer
Jul 20, 2011

Kevin Figueiredo of Extreme

Hey, everyone, my name in Kevin Figueiredo, and I am the drummer for Extreme. I’ve been playing drums professionally for the past fifteen years, and my main influences include John Henry Bonham, David Garibaldi, Dennis Chambers, and Dave Grohl, among…

Modern Drummer
Aug 12, 2010