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.


VIDEO - In the Studio With Actor/Drummer Michael Chiklis

    In this video, drummer/actor Michael Chiklis takes Modern Drummer into his state-of-the art recording studio and performance space, which will be the hub for all his musical projects in the future. MD sat down for a two-part series…

Modern Drummer
Feb 7, 2014

Steve Hackett Re-Revisits Genesis

The bandleader and longtime guitarist with the legendary British band discusses the great drummers he’s played with, as well as his latest release, Genesis Revisited II.   MD: It’s amazing how Phil Collins was able to make all of the…

Modern Drummer
Sep 3, 2013


Odd times, intergalactic themes, and more tom-toms. Rock drumming gets interesting.   1. King Crimson In the Court of the Crimson King (1969) Crimson’s original drummer, Michael Giles, slays on this cornerstone of prog rock. Though he left the band…

Modern Drummer
Jul 23, 2012

Simon Collins

As the son of drumming and pop icon Phil Collins, Simon Collins grew up with music in his genes. But one listen to his impressive new solo album, U-Catastrophe, and you’ll realize that Collins the younger is a talented artist…

Modern Drummer
Oct 20, 2008

Nick D'Virgilio

Phil Collins began his successful musical career as the exciting young drummer for an obscure prog band from England called Genesis. He eventually worked his way out from behind the drumkit to center stage as the lead vocalist. As lead…

Modern Drummer
May 12, 2004