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Inside The March 2012 Issue

March 2012 Issue of DRUM!

Features

28 Chris Adler

Lamb Of God’s drummer came late to the instrument, forced himself to notate parts, and made peace with his inner critic. Looks like it all paid off.

40 Vinnie Amico

Improvising with moe., tinkering with bluegrass beats, and owning the groove are all in a day’s work for the consummate jam band drummer.

51 Secrets Of Effective Soundproofing

Tips for creating the ultimate music lair. (Your neighbors will love you.)

57 DRUM! Weirdness Survey

The results from our first-ever poll of drummer behavior, as told by you.

HAND DRUM!

63 Jeff Greene

The TriBeCaStan percussionist reveres music from every corner of the globe, but none of it is too sacred to be meddled with.

69 Product Test

Cooperman Jamey Haddad Frame Drums

72 Lessons

Taku Hirano marries the worlds of electronic and acoustic percussion. Glen Caruba shows you how to stop the bleeding in the studio.

PLUGGED IN

75 Build Your Own Drum Triggers

Piezo transducer technology is simpler than you think.

DIALED IN

78 Roland SPD-SX Sampling Pad

SOUNDLAB

82 Ddrum Reflex Drum Set

84 Zildjian Ride Cymbal Roundup

WORKSHOP

87 James Cassells

Asking Alexandria’s master blaster gives British metalcore a good name.

PRACTICE PAD

91 Rich Redmond ladles out a steaming bowl of chunky groove soup. Terence Higgins inverts the triplets for some killer warmups. Matt Byrne gets your limbs in sync.

VIBE

25 Cristiano Mozzati

A furiously infernal beat down from the dark heart of Lacuna Coil.

EVERYTHING ELSE

6
Perspective
10
Feedback
12
Notation Guide
14
Single Strokes
21
Showcase
99
DRUM! Picks
105
Meet Your Maker
106
Wiretap