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Episode 127: Favorite Drummers on Instagram, Practicing New Ideas, DW and Vater Reviewed, and More

In this episode, Mike and Mike share some of their favorite drummers on Instagram. The education segment focuses on different ways to practice new ideas to transition from technical exercises to musical applications. Up for review is the throwback Low…

Modern Drummer
Jan 26, 2018

Bob Pantella of Riotgod, Monster Magnet, and Atomic Bitchwax

Hello, brothers and sisters. It’s been a while since I’ve written a blog for MD Online. Last time, I was playing in four different bands and ran a recording studio. Well, I’m glad to say the same is still true.…

Modern Drummer
Jan 9, 2012

Chris Durling of Scars on 45

Hi, everyone, I’m the drummer for British indie-pop quintet Scars on 45. We’re a new band, along the lines of Fleetwood Mac, Coldplay, Death Cab for Cutie, and Snow Patrol. We signed with Chop Shop/Atlantic in the U.S.A. before we…

Modern Drummer
Nov 30, 2011

Robb Rivera of Nonpoint

My name is Robb Rivera and I punish the drums for a South Florida band called Nonpoint. I first started playing drums at the age of nine and I was and dabbling on guitar as well. I began my love…

Modern Drummer
Apr 26, 2010