Terry Bozzio

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.


Backstage Auctions Presents the "All Access David Frangioni Collection"

Featuring hundreds of pieces of rare music memorabilia, including historical drum kits, drums, gear and more Backstage Auctions, Inc presents the upcoming “All Access David Frangioni” auction event which will feature a host of impressive and historic rock and audio memorabilia…

Modern Drummer
Mar 11, 2019

On The Beat with Rich Mangicaro: Talks Web Series and Debut Solo Record

  Hey MD friends, Rich Mangicaro here. I hope you’re doing great! Some of you may know me from my nineteen years as Artist Relations Director for Paiste Cymbals. I finished my work there twelve years ago to focus more…

Modern Drummer
Sep 13, 2018

On the Beat With Charlie Z: Drumageddon Cyborg Drummer/DJ

Hello! It is my honor to be a part of the Modern Drummer “On the Beat” section. Being a young drummer, Modern Drummer was actually how I got the idea to become the successful NYC session drummer, producer, and music…

Modern Drummer
Jun 3, 2016

News: Terry Bozzio and Tom Shelley Hitting the Road in 2015 With Their “Drums and Percussion??? Tour

Terry Bozzio and Tom Shelley are once again hitting the road for clinic tours. Universal Percussion will sponsor the appearances in conjunction with select drums and percussion dealers. Terry Bozzio needs little introduction to drumming fans. From his groundbreaking performances…

Modern Drummer
Feb 13, 2015

Terry Bozzio and Universal Percussion’s Tom Shelley Tour the South

Terry Bozzio joined Universal Percussion president Tom Shelley this past February and March for their third joint clinic tour. After covering a good chunk of the Eastern US last fall, the duo performed at venues throughout the South. Their first…

Modern Drummer
May 8, 2014

Mid-Atlantic Drum Hosts Matt Halpern And Terry Bozzio Clinics

Mid-Atlantic Drum, in conjunction with Mapex Drums, presents, Matt Halpern drum clinic on Wednesday, September 18th at 7 p.m. Baltimore native Matt Halpern is the driving force behind Animals As Leaders and Periphery. His clinic will be from 7 to…

Modern Drummer
Sep 9, 2013

Paiste Artist Vinnie Colaiuta Discusses the Formula 602 Modern Essentials Series

Check out this video featuring an in-depth interview with drumming legend Vinnie Colaiuta. Vinnie discusses how the new Formula 602 Modern Essentials line of cymbals came to be, and he demos each cymbal. Vinnie Colaiuta’s career is a testament not…

Modern Drummer
Feb 27, 2013

Terry Bozzio and Tom Shelley Clinic Tour

Universal Percussion president and founder Tom Shelley and drummer Terry Bozzio team up for February 2013 clinics. Date Location Venue/Info February 3, 2013 Natrona Heights, PA Drums N Moore, 1832 Union Ave. 724.895.3055 February 4, 2013 Eastlake, OH Stebal Drums,…

Modern Drummer
Jan 8, 2013

Gannin Arnold Project5 World Class Drummers

  DVD LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED $24.95 Fusion guitarist Gannin Arnold assembles five badass stickmen to wail on his Jeff Beck-inspired material. The resulting two-DVD set is an often-fascinating look at the different approaches, ideas, and emphasis that each player…

Modern Drummer
Oct 28, 2011

Nia Lovelis of Cherri Bomb

When I was really young my parents took me horseback riding, and the sound and feel of the rhythm got stuck in my head. It was then I knew I wanted to play drums. I come from a musical family:…

Modern Drummer
Oct 19, 2011

Sabian Gives Drummers the Ability to Choose the Brand’s Next Four Cymbal Models

Sabian Players’ Choice program allows drummers to choose the cymbal company’s 2012 product offerings. With the introduction of Players’ Choice, Sabian is providing a forum that allows drummers from around the world to choose its 2012 product offering. According to the company,…

Modern Drummer
Oct 11, 2011

Adventures Of Power’s Ari Gold

Go ahead, say it: “My name is ___ ____, and I am an air-drummer!” You know it’s true. Even Neil Peart pounded magazines on his bed long before he ever had a drumset. As for me, my name is Ari…

Modern Drummer
Jan 10, 2011

Terry Bozzio: Chops Wizard, Genre Bender

He called it “an unbelievable musical education, beyond my wildest dreams.” And indeed, for any alumnus of avant-garde rock icon Frank Zappa’s groups, Terry Bozzio’s 1981 recollection of his time with the genius composer/guitarist was typical. Zappa was the greatest…

Modern Drummer
Dec 20, 2010

John Tempesta: Heavy With Testament, Zombie, And Beyond

John Tempesta has worked his way to the top of heavy metal drumming, but his first inspirations and influences to pursue the instrument came via Ringo Starr in the Beatles film A Hard Day’s Night and Dennis Davis supporting David…

Modern Drummer
Oct 26, 2010