Inside The May 2012 Issue
28 Tomas Haake
Meshuggah’s polyrhythmic masochist pushes the math-metal formula to the breaking point all while holding down the groove.
40 Pat Mastelotto
For the King Crimson drummer and e-kit pioneer, if it’s not musically risky, then it’s not worth doing.
53 Winter NAMM 2012
What’s new, cool, and bangin’ at the nations’ largest music instrument trade show in Anaheim, CA. Disneyland … what’s that?
65 Pete Engelhart
For the last 40 years, the lone metalworker has been handcrafting his distinctive steel bells to many a percussionist’s delight.
Taku Hirano lays out the most important timbale cowbell patterns a prospective timbalero would need. Glen Caruba gets nothing but net doing the caxixi basket toss.
77 Recording The Robo-Kit
Reamping drums opens a whole new realm.
83 Drum Parts: Matt McGinley
The skinny on Gym Class Heroes’ “Solo Discotheque (Whiskey Bitness).”
21 Paul Mazurkiewicz
Cannibal Corpse’s master blaster gets medieval.
25 Jeremy Taggart
Our Lady Peace is but a taste of this drummer’s deep learning.
- Notation Guide
- Single Strokes
- DRUM! Picks