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Inside The April 2013 Issue

April 2013 Issue of DRUM!

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FEATURES

41 10 Days To Faster Hands

Give this proven method a whirl and you’ll be positively blazing through the rudiments in just over a week.

57 2013 Drummies! Gear Awards

Your votes are in. Check out our readers’ choice results for the best gear of the past year.

64 Xavier Muriel

Buckcherry’s drummer has a few confessions to make, and they’re going to rock your world.

HAND DRUM!

77 Michael Wimberly

The world-class djembe player lets his hands do the talking.

83 Product Test

Wula Djembes

86 Lessons

Glen Caruba talks trash. Taku Hirano sticks it to congas.

PLUGGED IN

91 Drum Sound Replacement Strategies

After pounding out pop-punk anthems, Finch drummer Alex Pappas turns on the computer to craft the drum sounds of his dreams.

97 Dialed In

New gear from Mark Drum, KAT, Carlsbro.

SOUNDLAB

100 Sonor Jojo Mayer Perfect Balance Pedal

102 Superdrum12 Snare Drums

PRACTICE PAD

108 Vinnie Colaiuta Workshop

Let’s see how well you can replicate the insanely odd-time parts on Zappa’s “Keep It Greasey” from 1978 classic Joe’s Garage.

115 Lessons

New columnist Glen Sobel gets all linear. Danny Gottlieb pays tribute to bebop innovator Sid Catlett.

VIBE

31 Dirk Verbeuren

The Soilwork speed demon brings a new sensibility to the band and leaves his mark on extreme-metal in both the studio and the digital realm.

35 Ben Johnston

Bashing for U.K. chart-toppers Biffy Clyro is a ball, but it also takes brains.

EVERYTHING ELSE

8
Perspective
12
Feedback
14
Notation Guide
16
Single Strokes
26
Showcase
117
Drum Picks
122
Time Capsule