Inside The December 2014 Issue

December 2014 Issue of DRUM!

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Cover Story

28 Dave

On stage and offstage (but especially behind his kit), Machine Head’s scrappy lifer personifies the band’s metalcore work ethic. .

Features

38 Adrian Erlandsson

At Th¬e Gates. ¬Haunted. Paradise Lost. How many bands an the busy Swede play with at once? Many, apparently. span class="byline"> By Andrew Lentz

47 Chops In A Box

If you want to learn how to play drums, you'll find about a million lesson sites online. We evaluate the top ten..

87 Artist Relations In the Drum Industry

You've read articles written from the endorser's perspective, now here's what it looks like inside the AR office.

Vibe

25 Sebastien Grainger

Death From Above 1979 was miles ahead odf the rock duo trend but folded once the band struck gold. Now they're back.

95 Terry Santiel

Having backed virtually every major pop star over the past three decades, the hand drum pro barely had time for this interview. .

Hand Drum

77 Djembe Tuning And Maintenance

Tuning and caring for your djembe is as much ritual as it is practical. What you give is what you get back.

Plugged In

105 Jeff Gretz Studio Setup Log

Be a fly on the wall as the team at Treelady Studio dials in Jeff Gretz's drum sounds for the next Zao album.

Soundlab

114 Mapex Armory Drums

98 TRX Thunder And Lightning Cymbals

120 ProMark Selet Balance Sticks

Practice Pad

125 Drum Parts

Challenge your chps with Tom Hunting's latest licks from Exodus' tenth studio album Blood In, Blood Out

Lessons

108

New columnist Gil Sharone introduces the Jamaican boogie. Matt Byrne gives your left hand a workout. Glen Sobel splits double strokes between two drums. Danny Gottlieb keeps doubling the tempo.

Everything Else

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Perspective
13
Feedback
14
Notation Guide
16
Single Strokes
22
Showcase
138
Wiretap
140
Time Capsule

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