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Guitar Center Launches Its 25th Annual Drum-Off Competition

  The nationwide competition in search of the next great undiscovered drummer offers the chance to a win career-launching prize package  Guitar Center’s Drum-Off launches its 25th annual search for the next great undiscovered drummer. Developed to spotlight the drumming community, Guitar Center’s…

Modern Drummer
Aug 1, 2013

AWOLNATION’s Hayden Scott

Hello to the Modern Drummer world! This is my first time contributing to the drum community with a blog. My name is Hayden Scott. I’m tall, Australian, and friends sometimes call me The Shark. I like to play drums, a…

Modern Drummer
Nov 17, 2011

Caitlin Kalafus of Kicking Daisies

Hey, Modern Drummer friends! It’s seventeen-year-old Caitlin Kalafus here to share a little about myself, and how I got into playing the greatest instrument in the world! I currently play in the pop-rock group Kicking Daisies, but over my nine…

Modern Drummer
Jul 15, 2010

Cole Marcus: Blog

  Hey, everyone, this is Cole Marcus. I recently turned eleven years old, and I’ve been playing drums professionally since the age of three. I actually started playing by myself when I was ten months old. Sounds weird, but it’s…

Modern Drummer
Jan 14, 2010

Thomas Pridgen: Buzz Inspiring

Thomas Pridgen has inspired more buzz among Modern Drummer readers than almost anyone else working today. Even diehard Mars Volta fans were unprepared for the frenetic wall of drumming Pridgen produced on the band’s 2008 album The Bedlam In Goliath.…

Modern Drummer
Jan 7, 2010