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On The Beat with Jonas Ekdahl of Evergrey: Talks Influences and Approach

Hi MD, Jonas Ekdahl here from Gothenburg, Sweden, and I play drums in the band Evergrey. I’ve been playing drums for twenty-four years and have been in the band (with the exception of a few years) since 2003. I listened…

Modern Drummer
Aug 29, 2017

Win This Incredible Prize From Pearl Drums and V-Classic Cymbals!

Contest valued at over $6,447! The Prize This incredible contest features a five-piece Pearl Masters Maple Complete shell pack in Vermillion Sparkle finish. The kit includes 8x12 and 7x10 rack toms, a 16x16 floor tom, an 18x22 kick drum, and…

Modern Drummer
Jun 1, 2016

Pearl Drums at NAMM 2015 (VIDEO)

In this video from NAMM 2015 Pearl’s Kevin Packard gives us a rundown on the latest offerings from Pearl, including the new Wood-Fiberglass series, Crystal Beat series acrylic drums, Chad Smith's Free Floater Signature snare drum, Masterworks custom kits, and the…

Modern Drummer
Jan 29, 2015

Nile Drummer George Kollias Announces Special Guest Tim Yeung at L.A. Drum Camp

Heavy metal drummer, educator, and instructional DVD creator George Kollias (Nile) debuts his first-ever drum camp this May 16– 18 at the Hilton Woodland Hills/Los Angeles, located at 6360 Canoga Ave., Woodland Hills, California. Produced by MUSO Entertainment, Kollias’s three-day drum camp offers a limited…

Modern Drummer
May 12, 2014

Drum Daze 2014 Columbus, Ohio

Modern Drummer Publications and Columbus Pro Percussion are teaming up to create one amazing drumming day. On Sunday, March 30th, some of the biggest names in drumming will come together for an afternoon you won’t forget. But what is Drum Daze?…

Modern Drummer
Mar 21, 2014

VIDEO - Pearl Drums NAMM Show 2014 New Gear Coverage

  In this video Pearl Drums' Kevin Packard gives a tour of the latest products in the Pearl booth at The NAMM Show 2014. "Pearl Musical Instrument Company," and manufacturing includes drum kits, marching drums, timpani, Latin percussion instruments, cymbals,…

Modern Drummer
Jan 25, 2014

Pearl Launches Project 108

Be a part of something BIG with the introduction of Pearl’s Project 108. Pearl is asking drummers and percussionists from around the world to send in videos of themselves playing 4 bars at 108 beats per minute. Accepted submissions will…

Modern Drummer
Nov 29, 2012

Jose Rosa

Hello, Modern Drummer readers. My name is Jose Rosa, and I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce myself, tell you about my latest book, The Art of Latin Drumming, and share information about the Contemporary Drums & Percussion Camp.…

Modern Drummer
Mar 26, 2012

Tate Cunningham of SafetySuit

Hello, MD readers! I’m writing from my home in Nashville, Tennessee. I think I can speak for all touring musicians when I say that “home” is one of those words that can take on a whole new meaning on the…

Modern Drummer
Feb 14, 2012

Pearl Canada - Drums For A Cure Project

Erikson Music, a division of JAM Industries, in association with Pearl Drums, Sabian Cymbals, Gator Bags, and Vater Percussion we have developed the ‘DRUMS FOR A CURE’ project to help fight Breast Cancer in Canada. Erikson Music | Pearl Drums…

Modern Drummer
Nov 16, 2011

Tre Stafford of Adelitas Way

Hey, MD readers! This is Tre with Adelitas Way. Thanks for taking the time to read this. Currently we are on tour promoting our second album, Home School Valedictorian. Our first single, “Sick,” hit #1 on the active rock charts…

Modern Drummer
Jul 27, 2011