24 Charlie Benante
The Anthrax drummer — and principal songwriter — has found new life in the thrash genre his band helped birth, slowly kill, and now, fully resurrect.
By Andrew Lentz
36 Jay Lane
Before there was Brain, before there was Herb, it was Jay Lane driving Primus. Now he’s back, lending the original left-field funksters’ new fire.
By Andrew Nusca
57 Manuel “Papayo” Corao
The chameleonic conguero on backing hip-hop’s Latin hero.
By John Ephland
62 Gon Bops Mariano Congas And Bongos
By Gregg Juke
Taku Hirano demonstrates why there’s no substitute for
good timbale technique, and shows you how to get it.
Glen Caruba puts the “V” back in ... your conga setup?
67 How To Get Authentic Drum Sounds Of The ’60s
By Garrett Haines
76 Alesis SR18 Drum MachineBy Norman Weinberg
85 Daniel ErlandssonFor the Arch Enemy drummer, it’s all about controlled Khaos.
By David Weiss
93 Danny Gottlieb tips his hat to legendary Tonight Show drummer Ed Shaughnessy.
Wally Schnalle doubles it up on the kick. Take the inverted sixteenth-note grid
challenge with Terence Higgins. Rich Redmond gets linear.
80 UFiP CymbalsBy David Libman
82 Five New Sticks From ZildjianBy John Nyman
22 Ryan Rabin
Grouplove’s drummer does more than slam tubs — he shapes the sound. By Andrew Lentz
104 20th Anniversary Retrospecial
We look back 20 years to ours, and Charlie Benante’s, first cover.
- 7 Perspective
- 10 Feedback
- 12 Notation Guide
- 14 Single Strokes
- 19 Showcase
- 99 DRUM! Picks
- 106 Wiretap