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Matt Mingus on Dance Gavin Dance’s Mothership

by Willie Rose This past October 7, post-hardcore group Dance Gavin Dance released its seventh full-length studio album, Mothership. Throughout the record’s thirteen cuts, founding drummer Matt Mingus weaves a unique, genre-defying sense of feel between intricate breakdowns and pounding…

Modern Drummer
Oct 31, 2016

Jay Weinberg of Madball

Hey, fellow Modern Drummer readers! My name is Jay Weinberg, and I’m on a three-week European tour with the New York hardcore band Madball. With this run, we’ve begun the touring cycle in support of our new record, Empire, which…

Modern Drummer
Sep 3, 2010

Aaron Gillespie: Hardcore Hero

Aaron Gillespie was the long-time drummer in Underoath, one of the most popular hardcore bands in the world. In early 2010 he left the group to concentrate on his more melodic side project, the Almost, for which Gillespie handles the…

Modern Drummer
Apr 29, 2010