Inside The December 2012 Issue

December 2012 Issue of DRUM!

FEATURES

28 Matt Cameron

The Soundgarden drummer rarely plays it straight and his rhythms are as ornery as ever on the band’s first new album in 15 years.

42 Blake Richardson

The future of tech-death is in good hands (and feet) with Between The Buried And Me’s athletic pounder.

83 How To Play Brushes

Essential moves you’ll need to master this misunderstood tool from the brush guru himself.

HAND DRUM

89 Oguer “OG” Ocon

Triangulating between folkloric beats, African roots, and Southern Cali reggae-rock is the Slightly Stoopid percussionist’s cross to bear. He wouldn’t have it any other way.

94 Product Test

New gear from Cajongo, Tycoon, Remo, and Meinl

96 Lessons

Glen Caruba shakes, rattles, and rolls out some new rhythms. Taku Hirano lays down the conga “ABC”s, Michael Jackson–style. Richie Gajate Garcia teaches the tumbao.

PLUGGED IN

101 Inside In-Ear Monitors

The soundman hasn’t got a clue? Customize your buds to exacting specs and save your ears in the process.

105 Dialed In

The latest gadgetry from Porter & Davies, Aquarian, and Mark Drum.

SOUNDLAB

106 Aquarian Nu-Brite Drumheads

PRACTICE PAD

111 Drum Parts: Abe Cunningham

Into the nitty-gritty of “Leathers” from Deftones’ latest release, Koi No Yokan.

117 Lessons

Danny Gottlieb remedies common sight-reading hiccups. Rich Redmond preaches the ever-useful sextuplet. From the encyclopedia of beats in his head, Billy Martin fashions a whole new one. A radical approach to filling space from Wally Schnalle.

VIBE

23 Josh Eppard

Coheed And Cambria’s original drummer and the band are reunited, and it feels so good.

EVERYTHING ELSE

8
Perspective
12
Feedback
14
Notation Guide
16
Single Strokes
21
Showcase
123
Drum Picks
130
Wiretap

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