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Stephen Perkins: Jane's Addiction

by Waleed Rashidi Talking with Jane’s Addiction drummer Stephen Perkins, you get that honest-to-goodness vibe that the Los Angeles–based rock musician’s life is way more than merely hitting the skins for the duration of a show or recording session. See,…

Modern Drummer
Jun 18, 2009

Scott Reeder: Still Going For It

Talk about trial by fire: Several years ago, when drummer Scott Reeder landed the gig with the heavy rock quartet Fu Manchu, his first release with the band wasn’t a proper studio album where he could punch in parts and…

Modern Drummer
Apr 5, 2009

Torry Castellano: The Grip Of Death

Although Donnas drummer Torry Castellano still encourages the idea of being a self-taught musician, she’s quick to admit that she had to learn the hard way that improper technique can cause serious problems. A few years ago after a bout…

Modern Drummer
Jan 25, 2008

Dave Lombardo: Return Of The King

(September 2006 Issue) by Waleed Rashidi Instead of waxing poetic about what metal drumming living legend Dave Lombardo does behind the kit–you know, those punishing 16th-note kicks at rapid-fire tempos, incredible runs across his half-dozen rack toms, spastic patterns, and…

Modern Drummer
Jul 15, 2006

Mike Malinin: Pop-Rock Precision

(September 2005 Issue) by Waleed Rashidi Intelligent, precise, cautious, attentive, responsive - just some of the adjectives that could be used to describe the playing of Goo Goo Dolls' drummer Mike Malinin. Though he's the newest member of the Buffalo,…

Modern Drummer
May 12, 2004