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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.


October Web Update News

Congratulations to drummer/percussionist Richard Bravo for his eight nominations for the 12th Annual Latin Grammy Awards, to be held in November in Las Vegas. Read Bravo’s archived MD blog here.  Kris Myers and Andy Farag are on Umphrey’s McGee’s latest,…

Modern Drummer
Oct 20, 2011

“Frankenstein??? and “Free Ride??? Drummer Chuck Ruff Dies

Chuck Ruff, drummer on Edgar Winter’s instrumental hit “Frankenstein,” passed away in San Francisco, California, this October 14 after a long illness. He was sixty years old. Ruff was born in Reno, Nevada, on May 25, 1951. His first significant…

Modern Drummer
Oct 18, 2011

Mick Fleetwood and Nicole Atkins Come Together to Launch Cabo Wabo Tequila's "Off the Record" Conversation Series

The Original Rock ‘n Roll Tequila Partners Rock Royalty With Rock’s Future to Share Untold Stories of Music Industry Beginnings Mick Fleetwood, founder of chart colossus Fleetwood Mac, and singer-songwriter ingénue, Nicole Atkins, have been tapped as the first acts…

Modern Drummer
Oct 11, 2011

Kenny Aronoff

Hi, everyone at Modern Drummer! I’ve been so lame at getting a blog or news out, but here’s a quick update of what I’ve been up to in 2011. A few weeks ago I went to San Francisco and jammed…

Modern Drummer
Sep 8, 2011

Chad Smith: Web Exclusive Interview

Story by Billy Amendola Photos by Alex Solca Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith takes a much-needed rest—for a minute—and fills MD in on the many cool side projects he’s involved in. Among the projects closest to Chad Smith’s…

Modern Drummer
May 1, 2008