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.


Dominic Billett of Toy Soldiers

Hello! My name is Dominic Billett, and I play drums for the rock band Toy Soldiers from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Drumming is a language. Drumming is a social interaction between human beings. It’s more than just the sounds of all of…

Modern Drummer
Jul 9, 2014

Steve Weiss: 1943-2014

The entire percussion community suffered a loss this past April 21, when Steve Weiss, founder of the Pennsylvania-based percussion retail business that bore his name, lost his long battle with prostate cancer. In high school Weiss studied with Philadelphia Orchestra…

Modern Drummer
May 5, 2014

Carlin Brown of Restorations

When people ask, “How’s the tour going”? there are always a million different directions the answer could follow. In this instance, if you take the situation apart and analyze it, it goes as follows: Take three bands from Pennsylvania that…

Modern Drummer
Aug 5, 2013

Beats, Brews, & Banter with Chuck Treece

Philly Drum Project’s monthly event, Beats, Brews, & Banter, will continue on Monday, February 4th at Roosevelt’s Pub at the corner of 23rd and Walnut in Philadelphia. The event will run from 7-9pm and feature Chuck Treece. Chuck started skate punk band…

Modern Drummer
Jan 23, 2013