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Daniel Tracy On Tour With Deafheaven

by Willie Rose photo by Liam Christopher Metal and shoegaze genre slashers Deafheaven are currently ripping across the country on a tour that lasts through late March. The band, powered by blast-beat maniac Daniel Tracy, first saw breakout success with…

Modern Drummer
Mar 2, 2017

Jeff Fabb with James Durbin

Hi, my name is Jeff Fabb and I was born and raised in the small town of Mattituck, Long Island, New York, and started shredding away at the age of eleven. A year or so after high school I decided…

Modern Drummer
Feb 23, 2012

Mayhem Week! Jeff Fabb of In This Moment

It’s fun being on a metal tour—most of the bands on Mayhem this year we’ve toured with in the past, and it’s great to see them again. The heat early in the tour was brutal—the sunscreen I put on my…

Modern Drummer
Aug 1, 2010

Mayhem Week! Brandon Saller of Atreyu

By the looks of the divots in my drumheads after the first day of Mayhem, the energy will be raging this summer. After a month in Europe on my scaled-down kit, it’s nice to get back to the big dog.…

Modern Drummer
Jul 28, 2010

Mayhem Week! Jeremy Spencer of Five Finger Death Punch

This is the first tour on which we have big production, which is really exciting but also presents a challenge. Some venues aren’t large enough to fit it in on the stage! We have a huge hydraulic drum riser that…

Modern Drummer
Jul 27, 2010