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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.

Dave Lombardo: Slayer’s Patron Saint Of Speed Drumming

Born in Havana, Cuba, into a family that moved to the States in the mid ’60s to escape communism, Dave Lombardo was perhaps destined to be attracted to extreme music. The drummer most readily cited as the king of thrash…

Jan 22, 2010

Dave Lombardo: Return Of The King

(September 2006 Issue) by Waleed Rashidi Instead of waxing poetic about what metal drumming living legend Dave Lombardo does behind the kit–you know, those punishing 16th-note kicks at rapid-fire tempos, incredible runs across his half-dozen rack toms, spastic patterns, and…

Jul 15, 2006

Dave Lombardo

Just as Modern Drummer went to press with the Update on Slayer drummer Paul Bostaph (February 2002 issue), word came in that Bostaph had to forfeit the gig due to a chronic elbow injury that could worsen if he continued…

May 12, 2004