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The Immediate Family, Featuring Drumming Icon Russ Kunkel, to Perform on

The Immediate Family, a rock ’n’ roll band composed of Russ Kunkel (drums), Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), and Steve Postell (guitar and vocals), will be performing live on the web platform…

Modern Drummer
Oct 8, 2020

Guitar Center Music Foundation Relief 4 Musicians Online Fundraiser to Feature Russ Kunkel

As part of its ongoing effort to provide needed funding relief to musicians and music programs suffering loss of resources as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Guitar Center Music Foundation has announced that legendary session/touring drummer Russ Kunkel…

Modern Drummer
Jul 9, 2020

VIDEO - Modern Drummer Rock ’n’ Roll Fantasy Camp Trailer

  The  first "Modern Drummer powered" Rock ’n’ Roll Fantasy Camp, produced by David Fishof, took place this past November 8 through 10 at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas. Attendees got a rare chance to work directly with a…

Modern Drummer
Jan 21, 2014

Web Update News

  John Tempesta is in the studio working on a new Cult record. For more on John go to 311 have a new studio album out, Universal Pulse, produced by Bob Rock (Aerosmith, Metallica) and mixed by drummer Chad…

Modern Drummer
Sep 1, 2011

A Different View with Danny Kortchmar

By Billy Amendola   More with the world-renowned right-hand man to rock’s singer-songwriter royalty, who is featured in the Different View column of the September 2011 issue of MD. Here Danny talks about some of the drummers he’s worked with over…

Modern Drummer
Jul 28, 2011

The Drummer: Classic Rock

Inside Stories Of The Greatest Players In The History Of Drumming. An educated, entertaining, essential addition to every drummer's library—and to the history of modern drumming—The Drummer: Classic Rock Collector's Edition magazine builds on content from Modern Drummer's Top-selling The…

Modern Drummer
Sep 27, 2010

Russ Kunkel iVideosongs

If you’ve ever wanted to take a lesson with L.A. studio veteran Russ Kunkel–keeper of the beat on dozens of the biggest hits to come out of California in the ’70s–here’s your chance. You can now learn from Russ in…

Modern Drummer
Jan 23, 2009