musician resources

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.


Jesse Beahler of Jungle Rot

What’s up, all you fellow drummers and comrades! My name is Jesse Beahler, drummer and music lover extraordinaire. I play in a few groups, one of which is heavy metal band Jungle Rot. We hail from Kenosha, Wisconsin, and have…

Modern Drummer
Apr 3, 2013

Brian Tichy

  Hello MD. How did I get asked to be the drummer to play with Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry at the John Varvatos–hosted 10th Annual Stuart House Benefit show? (Stuart House is an organization that raises money and…

Modern Drummer
Apr 1, 2013

Jonathan Joseph of Jeff Beck Band

Hello, fellow drummers! It’s been quite some time since I posted anything here at MD, but I am very pleased to report on my new gig with guitar guru Jeff Beck. Jeff’s music has had a profound effect on my…

Modern Drummer
Mar 6, 2013

Playing With a Band Part 2: Tracking a Song Without a Strong Click (with Video)

Modern Drummer Web Exclusive! by Paul Hose I once attended a superb drum clinic given by studio/rock great Kenny Aronoff. His playing was world-class, but the insight he gave into the mind of a consummate session artist was invaluable. This…

Modern Drummer
Feb 26, 2013