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Dave King of the Bad Plus: Web-Exclusive Interview

by Michael Parillo   To read the Dave King cover story from the October 2012 issue of Modern Drummer, pick up a back issue or order a copy from the App Store.   “I’ve always been attracted to the mystery…

Modern Drummer
Dec 4, 2012

Brian Chase: An Appetite For Adventure

As a Web-exclusive addendum to his July MD feature, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs drummer pontificates on listening, sounding how you want to sound, and working with a click. Listening And Language (Or Hearing With Your Tongue) Finding the words to…

Modern Drummer
May 18, 2009

Chad Smith: Web Exclusive Interview

Story by Billy Amendola Photos by Alex Solca Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith takes a much-needed rest—for a minute—and fills MD in on the many cool side projects he’s involved in. Among the projects closest to Chad Smith’s…

Modern Drummer
May 1, 2008

Les Claypool: Web Exclusive Interview

Les Claypool sat down with MD Online to discuss an impressive partner in rhythm, his new bandmate in Oysterhead: Stewart Copeland. MD: Let's talk a little bit about Stewart Copeland. Les: Who? Who's that? MD: How did you first hook…

Modern Drummer
May 12, 2004