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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.


Nia Lovelis of Cherri Bomb

When I was really young my parents took me horseback riding, and the sound and feel of the rhythm got stuck in my head. It was then I knew I wanted to play drums. I come from a musical family:…

Modern Drummer
Oct 19, 2011

Michael Martinez of Allstar Weekend

Hi, I’m Michael Martinez and I play in a pop-rock band called Allstar Weekend. I started playing drums when I was in fifth grade at the age of ten. I joined the concert band in elementary school and played clarinet,…

Modern Drummer
Sep 26, 2010

Tommy Roalson of Alpha Rev

Hello, my fellow Modern Drummers! The dust has settled in our hometown of Austin, where we had a busy SXSW schedule of showcases including VH1’s official opening party and others for ASCAP, YouTube, and various local news and radio entities.…

Modern Drummer
May 14, 2010

Honor Society’s Alex Noyes

Hey, MD. I just touched down in Newark, NJ, after five crazy-hectic months of nonstop touring. Honor Society just completed the first leg of our tour in support of our debut album, Fashionably Late, which came out in September on…

Modern Drummer
Dec 14, 2009