Inside The May 2012 Issue

May 2012 Issue of DRUM!

FEATURES

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?

HAND DRUM!

65 Pete Engelhart

For the last 40 years, the lone metalworker has been handcrafting his distinctive steel bells to many a percussionist’s delight.

72 Lessons

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.

PLUGGED IN

77 Recording The Robo-Kit

Reamping drums opens a whole new realm.

PRACTICE PAD

83 Drum Parts: Matt McGinley

The skinny on Gym Class Heroes’ “Solo Discotheque (Whiskey Bitness).”

VIBE

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.

EVERYTHING ELSE

6
Perspective
10
Feedback
12
Notation Guide
14
Single Strokes
93
DRUM! Picks
98
Wiretap

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