Gavin DeGraw

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.


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  John Tempesta is in the studio working on a new Cult record. For more on John go to 311 have a new studio album out, Universal Pulse, produced by Bob Rock (Aerosmith, Metallica) and mixed by drummer Chad…

Modern Drummer
Sep 1, 2011

Rodney Howard Talks Shop (Video)

Rodney Howard talks about the gear he uses with Avril Lavigne, Gavin DeGraw, and Regina Spektor. Video by Sayre Berman.

Modern Drummer
Apr 21, 2010

Avril Lavigne's Rodney Howard

Yo, MD! A lot going on these days! As of late last year, I finished up a world tour and DVD with Avril Lavigne. Earlier this year was the release of Tall Stories, a recording I did with ex-Journey frontman…

Modern Drummer
Jul 2, 2009

Rodney Howard on Tour

Touring extensively with Gavin DeGraw, Regina Spektor, and most recently Avril Lavigne, drummer Rodney Howard plays a lot of TV gigs. “What’s different about playing a TV show is that you have three minutes to put across the beginning, middle,…

Modern Drummer
Jul 5, 2008