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Shona McVicar of Honeyblood

Hello, Modern Drummer readers! I’m Shona McVicar, drummer of Honeyblood. Honeyblood is a two-piece band based in Glasgow, Scotland. This last year has been by far the most exciting for us since we started in 2012. Back in November we…

Modern Drummer
Jul 11, 2014

Josh Dun of Twenty One Pilots

Hi! I’m Josh, and I play drums in a band called Twenty One Pilots. It’s the most fun thing I’ve ever done in my life—except for maybe swimming in the ocean once with dolphins in sight. But for real, it’s…

Modern Drummer
Feb 5, 2013

Kurt Reifler of Kill Kurt Reifler

I play guitar and sing in Kill Kurt Reifler, a two-piece rock ’n’ roll circus of sorts. I write songs as a drummer (which is the instrument I really play) and translate the rhythms I hear in my head to…

Modern Drummer
May 16, 2011

Lisa Cusack of Boy/Girl

I think one of the greatest challenges for a drummer is to not fall into the "backbeat," even though that is often how people characterize us. "Who is the only member of a band that is not a musician?" "The…

Modern Drummer
Jan 7, 2008