Todd Sucherman

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Episode 138: My Top 10 Drum Tracks

Oft-Overlooked Drum Tracks With Styx’s Todd Sucherman

Modern Drummer
Aug 31, 2023

12 Drummers Drumming

  Monday, November 1, 2021, on Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen’s 58th birthday, we are announcing a special upcoming auction called ’12 Drummers Drumming’ to benefit his Raven Drum Foundation. For the past 37 years, PNC has calculated the prices of the 12 gifts…

Modern Drummer
Nov 1, 2021

Todd Sucherman – Interview + All Drummers “Maybe I'm Amazed” Cover & Todd's Ode to Pearl Drum Solo - 4/12/21

  MD: Hi Todd, tell me about the inspiration for the all-drummers band coming together to do the Paul McCartney song, 'Maybe I'm Amazed'? TS: Randy Walker, who’s a long time pal put this together. He is a drummer, producer,…

Modern Drummer
Apr 13, 2021

The Modern Drummer Podcast Episode 21: Narada Michael Walden & Todd Sucherman.

In this episode, Narada Michael Walden interviews world-renowned drummer and educator Todd Sucherman. Todd takes us through his early influences,  family, role models and his legacy with legendry band STYXS. Audio Video

Modern Drummer
Feb 18, 2021

Anthony Citrinite of The Collective and MeetHook in On The Beat

Dear MD and fellow drummers! My name is Anthony Citrinite and I have been lucky enough to play drums professionally for many years with a number of great bands including Boston, Coheed & Cambria, and currently with Embers Only. Some…

Modern Drummer
Jan 29, 2019

Warming Up With...Todd Sucherman

We had the opportunity to sit down with Modern Drummer’s August 2017 cover artist, Todd Sucherman, before his recent show with Styx in Noblesville, Indiana. Utilizing a snare drum with a mesh head, Todd walked us through an assortment of…

Modern Drummer
Aug 25, 2017

Episode 99: Styx’s Todd Sucherman, Bass Drum Technique Builders, VK Aluminum Drumset, and More

In this episode, Mike and Mike discuss some of their favorite exercises for building bass drum technique. The featured artist is Todd Sucherman of the legendary prog-rock band Styx. Up for review is an antique bronze–finished aluminum drumset from UK…

Modern Drummer
Jun 30, 2017

News: 25th-Annual Chicago Drum Show to Take Place May 15–17, 2015

The 25th Annual Chicago Drum Show is shaping up to be another world-class percussion event. Organizer Rob Cook reports that every aspect of the show is on track to maintain the show’s status as a premier educational and entertainment event.…

Modern Drummer
Feb 19, 2015

Sabian Returns With Cymbal Vote In 2014

For the third consecutive year, Sabian is asking drummers around the world to help decide which new models the iconic cymbal-maker will release in 2014 – and once again, drummers around the world get a chance to play them before…

Modern Drummer
Sep 1, 2013


DVDS LEVEL: ALL $14.99 EACH The Ultimate Drum Lessons series cherry-picks highlights from across the extensive Hudson DVD catalog, bringing students a “best of” playlist from a generous grouping of today’s masters. The two newest collections continue to enlighten. With…

Modern Drummer
Sep 28, 2012

Steve Gadd/Pedrito Martinez PASIC 2012 Concert

A highlight of the 2012 Percussive Arts Society International Convention, which will take place at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas, this October 31 through November 4, will be PASIC’s traditional Saturday evening concert featuring a new project by…

Modern Drummer
Apr 25, 2012

Stanbridge Drum Corporation Todd Sucherman Empyrean Signature Snare

This limited edition 6 1/2x14 snare features a shell and hoops constructed from blocks of rare amboyna and afzelia burl woods, African blackwood, and figured bubinga. It also comes with gold-plated hardware, a hand-carved amboyna burl throw-off handle with Swarovski…

Modern Drummer
Jan 26, 2012

Todd Sucherman Methods & Mechanics II

  DVD LEVEL: ALL $29.99 Conceived in very much the same manner as Sucherman’s original Methods & Mechanics video, which won the award for Best Instructional DVD in the 2009 Modern Drummer Readers Poll, M&M II is a smorgasbord of…

Modern Drummer
Oct 7, 2011

Sabian Clinic Calendar

Date Location Venue/Info January—April, 2012 Various Various 2012 JANUARY Jan 18th Chris Deviney, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO Jan 21st Rich Redmond, Sand Hills Music Center, Fayetteville, NC Jan 25th Rich Redmond, Musician's Institute, Hollywood, CA Jan 26th Rich…

Modern Drummer
Sep 15, 2011