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MD Podcast Episode 167: Keith Moon, How to Develop Consistency, NickyMoon Cymbals, and More

In this episode Mike and Mike discuss legendary classic rock drummer Keith Moon. The education segment focuses on how to develop consistency via mastering the four essential stroke types. Up for review is a set of custom instruments by New…

Modern Drummer
Nov 16, 2018

On The Beat with Danny Wagner of Greta Van Fleet: Talks Influences, Songwriting, and Music Muscle

  Hello Modern Drummer readers! Danny Wagner here. I play drums for the band Greta Van Fleet and am a long-time reader of the magazine. I’m honored to write an “On The Beat,” especially as such a young musician. Guitar…

Modern Drummer
Apr 17, 2018

California Music Fest Combines John Bonham, Randy Rhoads, and Keith Moon/John Entwistle Tributes

Scheduled to coincide with the 2015 National Association of Music Merchants convention—the NAMM Show—the California Music Fest will present tribute concerts to Led Zeppelin drummer John “Bonzo” Bonham, Ozzie Osbourne guitarist Randy Rhoads, and the Who’s great rhythm section, drummer…

Modern Drummer
Jan 16, 2015

The Ox and the Loon Special Event Honoring the Who’s John Entwistle and Keith Moon This April 24

Tichy/Sutton Productions will present “The Ox and the Loon: A Night of Rhythmic Lunacy” in honor of John Entwistle and Keith Moon of the Who on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, California. After…

Modern Drummer
Apr 17, 2014

VIDEO - Peter Criss Modern Drummer Web Exclusive

      Peter Criscuola, a founding member of Kiss, AKA Peter “Catman” Criss and one of rock’s influential drumming legends, will be respectfully acknowledged April 2014, when he and bandmates Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, and Ace Frehley are inducted…

Modern Drummer
Feb 19, 2014

Stephen Perkins Performs “Who Are You??? at Guitar Center Clinic (Video)

  Check out this video of Jane’s Addiction’s Stephen Perkins conducting a Guitar Center Session. In the clip Stephen performs The Who’s “Who Are You,” paying homage to the late, great Keith Moon. And be sure to check out the…

Modern Drummer
May 18, 2012

The Who on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour 1967

  Watch the entire performance of The Who on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour from September 16, 1967 in this amazing YouTube video gem. Pre-show, Keith Moon loaded one of his two bass drums with explosives. During the climax of “My Generation,” Moon kicked…

Modern Drummer
Apr 5, 2012

Nick Brennan of the Static Jacks

Hello, MD readers! I’m Nick Brennan from the Static Jacks and I’m twenty-one years old. I feel honored to be sharing my drumming experience with you! I started playing the drums in third grade at Wilson Elementary, when the music…

Modern Drummer
Sep 15, 2011

A Different View with Danny Kortchmar

By Billy Amendola   More with the world-renowned right-hand man to rock’s singer-songwriter royalty, who is featured in the Different View column of the September 2011 issue of MD. Here Danny talks about some of the drummers he’s worked with over…

Modern Drummer
Jul 28, 2011

Marty Beller of They Might Be Giants

Hello, Modern Drummer readers. Marty Beller, drummer for They Might Be Giants, here. In 2000, I got a call from TMBG bassist Danny Weinkauf. We had met through guitarist Dan Miller, who I had toured with in my band Meow.…

Modern Drummer
Jul 13, 2011

Keith Moon: The One And Only

Few players have come close to the level of unpredictability and invention that Keith Moon exhibited between 1964 and 1978, when he manned the drumset behind the grandest, loudest band of rock’s golden age, the Who. Moon’s drumming was an…

Modern Drummer
Jun 21, 2011

The Drummer: Classic Rock

Inside Stories Of The Greatest Players In The History Of Drumming. An educated, entertaining, essential addition to every drummer's library—and to the history of modern drumming—The Drummer: Classic Rock Collector's Edition magazine builds on content from Modern Drummer's Top-selling The…

Modern Drummer
Sep 27, 2010

Jon Fishman: Phish Plays The Rolling Stones

by Michael Parillo In the cover story of the September issue of MD, out now, Phish drummer Jon Fishman holds court on topics ranging from the breakup and reunion of his band to how milking a cow can help you…

Modern Drummer
Jul 15, 2010

Rat Scabies: The Damned’s Explosive Drummer

When it comes to punk bands, the Damned may be the most influential of them all, and their original drummer Rat Scabies among the most stylishly destructive sticksmen ever. Formed in 1976 in the U.K., the Damned is credited as…

Modern Drummer
Jul 5, 2010