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Mark Castillo of Crossfade

Well, look at this! After reading Modern Drummer month after month, year after year, I finally get to write an article! Now, what to say.... My name is Mark Castillo, and I am the drummer for Crossfade. I’ve been playing…

Modern Drummer
Jul 11, 2011

Dave McClain with Machine Head

Well, here we are again: Machine Head is out on the road and trekking across the US. We're on about month 19 of the tour cycle for our new(est) album, The Blackening, with no end in sight. So that means…

Modern Drummer
Jul 22, 2008

Dave McClain of Machine Head

"He was jumping on my bass drums and yelling at me to play harder," says Machine Head drummer Dave McClain about production wiz Ross Robinson, who produced the metal band's 1999 album The Burning Red. "Our guitar player at the…

Modern Drummer
May 12, 2004