Artist, Q&A

Omar Phillips: Recreating The Outkast Sound

Omar Phillips

Omar Phillips gets around. As the drummer for Outkast he has lately been on tour with Big Boi and Andre 3000, currently in a career uptake with recent performances at Coachella and other big events. Omar (or “O”) has also lent his talents to tours or records with Curtis Mayfield, Bono, Mary J. Blige, Usher, and Leela James. We interviewed him by email during the recent tour.

De Los Reyes Tops Among Percussionists

Daniel de los Reyes

Daniel de los Reyes and Alex AcunĖƒa each won two awards in the 2014 Drummies! voted on by the readers of DRUM! Magazine.


Meet the Twenty-Two 2014 Drummies! Winners

Mike Portnoy

Mike Portnoy and Daniel de los Reyes capture top spots in the 2014 Drummies! Awards.


Daniel Erlandsson On “No More Regrets”

Listen to Daniel Erlandsson's drum parts on Arch Enemy's "No More Regrets."

How To, Video

How To Build Your Own Drum Set: Video

Dave Constantin, former Managing Editor at DRUM! Magazine, plays the drum set he built from scratch for the July 2014 feature article "How To Build Your Own Drum Set."


Talking With John Dolmayan: These Grey Men

John Dolmayan talks with DRUM! about his Kickstarter with These Grey Men.


Sean Reinert: Prog’s Secret Weapon

When Cynic broke up, drummer Sean Reinert never dreamed the ripples it created would be felt two decades later. But life in a band is only one of many paths for this adventurous musician.


What Is Your Favorite Rudiment And Why?

We ask five drummers what their favorite rudiment is and why.


Matt Garstka: Let’s Get Technical

We talk with Matt Garstka about joining Animals As Leaders and making the band's latest album, The Joy Of Motion.


Archspire: ‘Lucid Collective Somnambulation’

Archspire's Spencer Prewett plays "Lucid Collective Somnambulation."