DRUM! Celebrates Women Drummers Week
- By Radim McCue
- Published October 12, 2009
Think Pink. We’re always looking for ways to celebrate and this week, which is breast cancer awareness week (don’t forget to give), is no exception. For us, it ’s a chance to celebrate some of the fabulous women drummers who have appeared in the pages of DRUM! and to interview some new ones.
Here, in no particular order are some of the stories you’ll find on the site today and throughout the week. New interviews will be added regularly over the next week..
- Dena Tauriello of Antigone Rising.
- Dawn Richardson, just off the road with Tracy Chapman.
- Keiko Abe: How to build a marimba village.
- Kim Thompson of Beyonce’s band.
- Dee Plakas interviewed during the classic L7 days.
Life’s a Bitch, in this Torry Castellano interview.
- Torry’s Drumpedia post.
- Still Revvin’? Roxy Petrucci of Vixen still hits hard.
- Electro Grrl: Kitty of Mindless Self Indulgence.
- A classic interview with Patty Schemel during the Hole heyday.
- Is there a better drummer anywhere? Terri Lyne Carrington gets engaged conversation.
- Julia Lancer of the New Trust.
- Yo La Tengo’s Georgia Hubley.
- How Vicki Randle became America’s most visibile hand percussionist.
All-star Samantha Malonoey and Stephanie Eulinberg of Kid Rock fame interviewed together in this classic cover story.
- When The Drummers Were Women: A history lesson with all-world drummer, teacher, facilitator Layne Redmond.
- Remember Luscious Jackson? Kate Schellenbach explains the magic.
- Mary McLanahan: The first female endorser.
- Cindy Blackman plays the breaks.
- Cindy B’s Drumpedia post.
- Sheila E remains incomparable.
- A review of Sheila E congas and bongos.
- A classic Alicia Warrington story from the earliest Kelly Osborne days.
- They don’t just play. In 2000 we interviewed significant Women In The Drum Industry.