Inside The October 2013 Issue
The Roots drummer has the most enviable résumé in the music biz, and yet he’s still not sure what kind of drummer he is.
42 Arin Ilejay
The newest member of Avenged Sevenfold battles with a legacy that would be too much for most other drummers.
50 The Drum Stars Of YouTube
They harness the Internet to find their audience. You too could be a Web celeb.
61 The Percussionists Of Santana
An historical overview of a hand-drumming institution.
68 Product Test
Gon Bops Orestes Vilato Timbales
Richie Gajate-Garcia combines congas and bongos. Glen Caruba incorporates congas into the kit.
74 Get Your Drums To Sound Like Stevie Wonder’s.
82 Ddrum Chrome Elite Triggers
85 Paiste Signature Precision Cymbals
93 A Method To A More Musical Bass Drum Technique
97 Chad Smith’s full-body warm-up. Wally Schnalle’s got odd-metered fills. Glen Sobel shows us some ruff stuff.
27 Jimmy DeGrasso
The Black Star Riders drummer has a lot on his plate, but he keeps it all as balanced as his single strokes.
30 Mikey Montgomery
The iwrestleabearonce speed demon’s feet almost never fail him.
- Notation Guide
- Single Strokes
- Meet Your Maker
- Time Capsule