Zombie Archives - Modern Drummer Magazine


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John Tempesta: Heavy With Testament, Zombie, And Beyond

John Tempesta has worked his way to the top of heavy metal drumming, but his first inspirations and influences to pursue the instrument came via Ringo Starr in the Beatles film A Hard Day’s Night and Dennis Davis supporting David…

Modern Drummer
Oct 26, 2010

Tony Allen

Providing the rhythms for African music icon Fela Anikulapo-Kuti has had a double-edged effect on Nigerian drummer Tony Allen's reputation. His work is ubiquitous, but his name recognition is negligible. Allen played with Fela's Afrika 70 orchestra for fifteen years,…

Modern Drummer
May 12, 2004