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Episode 131: David Frangioni With Eric Singer

From the archives, Kiss drummer Eric Singer and Modern Drummer Publisher & CEO David Frangioni discuss Eric's most influential record albums. Audio

Modern Drummer
Jul 13, 2023

The Modern Drummer Podcast Episode 31: David Frangioni & Billy Amendola with Eric Singer and Ramon Yslas

This weeks Modern Drummer Podcast with David Frangioni and Billy Amendola features KISS drummer Eric Singer and Chicago percussionist Ramon Yslas talking about drums & percussion on Paul Stanley’s Soul Station project. The duo talk about recording the soul classics as…

Modern Drummer
Apr 29, 2021

KISS Drummer Eric Singer Hosts MD VIP Contest Winner Kevin Fitzgerald

Kevin Fitzgerald, Eric Singer, and Dana Fitzgerald Modern Drummer subscriber Kevin Fitzgerald won our latest Give the Drummer Some VIP contest, scoring two tickets for him and his wife Dana to see KISS and meet drummer Eric Singer at the…

Modern Drummer
Mar 17, 2020

On The Beat with Logan Robot Gladden: Talks Bonzo Bash and Goals

Hello MD! My name is Logan Robot Gladden and I am honored to share my story with you here “On the Beat!” I am thirteen years old and have been playing drums and singing for as long as I can…

Modern Drummer
Sep 12, 2017

Kenny Aronoff Joins Rick Springfield For Cancer Benefit

Rick Springfield (“Jessie’s Girl”) is hosting Rock for Ruben to help raise funds for the the pop-rock singer’s  guitar tech, Ruben Velasco, who is battling cancer. Joining Springfield at the event, which will be held at the House of Blues on the Sunset Strip in…

Modern Drummer
Aug 13, 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

Matt Starr of Ace Frehley

I’m sitting in a hotel room in Northern California. I hear a train go through the town. It’s 3 am. I’ve just finished doing ten minutes of yoga to untangle my back from sitting on a drum stool all day…

Modern Drummer
Dec 11, 2013

VIDEO: A Tribute to Tonight Show Drummer Ed Shaughnessy

  Remembering Ed In this video drummers Joe Vitale (The Eagles), Peter Criss (KISS), Danny Carey (TOOL), Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge), Jojo Mayer (Nerve), and Bobby Rondinelli (Blue Öyster Cult) remember Tonight Show drummer and bebop legend Ed Shaughnessy who…

Modern Drummer
Dec 6, 2013

Matt Starr

Yo, MD readers! It’s Matt Starr (aka Dr. Starr) dropping in to say hello. As of late, I’ve been in the studio with Ace Frehley (Kiss). As for the in-between-time, I toured Europe with Steamroller, which is a band with…

Modern Drummer
Oct 30, 2013

Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp Las Vegas

October 10-14, 2012 Mark Farner and Bruce Kulick added to the October Las Vegas Rock Camp. We're proud to welcome back the legendary Mark Farner of Grand Funk Railroad and guitar legend Bruce Kulick (KISS) will also be here. Featured…

Modern Drummer
Sep 18, 2012

November Web Update News

Mako Sakamoto and Ash Soan are on U.K. singer-songwriter James Morrison's latest, The Awakening. For more, visit Shawn Pelton and Bashiri Johnson are on Lisa Jaeggi’s Epic Epic. Pelton is also on James McCartney’s The Complete EP Collection. Click…

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Nov 22, 2011

Steven Sweet of Warrant

I hope this moment in time finds you well and rested, ready to sit back, relax, and hopefully enjoy what follows. I’m Steven Sweet, mostly known as the drummer from the legendary and revolutionary Los Angeles Sunset Strip icons Warrant.…

Modern Drummer
Jun 15, 2011

Josh Hetrick of Candlelight Red

Hi MD! This past July 29, at the First Niagra Pavilion in Burgettstown, PA, Candlelight Red had the opportunity to open for Kiss. All I can say is, opening up for Kiss and sharing the same stage on was exhilarating,…

Modern Drummer
Aug 16, 2010

Eric Singer: Just Being Himself

by Billy Amendola For eighteen years, Kiss’s drummer has helped his world-famous band stay in our hearts and on the radio by doing what he does best—being himself. In this special online extra from his May 2010 MD cover story,…

Modern Drummer
Mar 22, 2010