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Inside The September 2013 Issue

September 2013 Issue of DRUM!

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Features

32 Jeremy Spencer

The show-stealing hammer of Five Finger Death Punch wants his band in every living room across America — even if it means working around the clock.

44 Marco Minnemann

His name is German for ridiculous. Not really, but the drum jock brings a surfeit of chops and a heap of passion to The Aristocrats.

Hand Drum

57 Airto Moreira

The hybrid player practically invented samba jazz. Today this master of five-way independence (he sings, too!) rocks listeners in a whole new way.

63 Lessons

Taku Hirano is all hands when it comes to shaping conga sound.

Plugged In

68 Budget Drum Mike Shootout

After comparing these affordable mike packs, we show you how to use them to spin pennies into sonic gold.

Practice Pad

76 Lessons

New columnist Chad Smith peppers basic rock beats into red-hot rhythms. Glen Sobel explores the potential of the six-stroke roll. Rich Redmond knows how to turn a phrase or two.

Soundlab

74 Boso Bamboo Sticks


VIBE

29 Nikki Glaspie

From Beyoncé to Dumpstaphunk, this powerhouse funkstress rules.

Everything Else

12
Perspective
17
Feedback
18
Notation Guide
20
Single Strokes
26
Showcase
82
Time Capsule