Inside The April 2013 Issue
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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.
77 Michael Wimberly
The world-class djembe player lets his hands do the talking.
83 Product Test
Glen Caruba talks trash. Taku Hirano sticks it to congas.
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.
100 Sonor Jojo Mayer Perfect Balance Pedal
102 Superdrum12 Snare Drums
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.
New columnist Glen Sobel gets all linear. Danny Gottlieb pays tribute to bebop innovator Sid Catlett.
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.
- Notation Guide
- Single Strokes
- Drum Picks
- Time Capsule