30 Disciples Of Bonzo
More than a dozen top drummers pick their favorite Led Zeppelin track (including transcription) and explain why John Bonham still rules.
48 Jason Bittner
The Shadows Fall drummer comes to Anthrax’s rescue, but he’s got far bigger challenges than the occasional sub gig.
61 Alex Van Halen Hotlicks
Notation and analysis for nine of Van Halen’s biggest hits. We want some too.
69 Ustad Lal Singh Bhatti
With his transcendent voice, an embrace of DJ culture, and a dhol, the Punjabi percussionist has everything he needs to achieve nirvana.
By j. poet
74 Product Test
The Dube. An approach to the cajon from every side.
Taku Hirano shows how to out-machine the machines. Comping is easy with songo patterns, says Richie Gajate-Garcia.
79 Monitor Level Calibration
The Secret Of Pro Mix Engineers
83 Dialed In
New E-Gear From Simmons, Roland, and Drumdrops.
84 Ddrum Paladin Drum Set
86 Bosphorus Samba Series Cymbals
92 Drum Parts: Chris Prescott
Decoding the pulse on “Proceed To Memory” from Pinback’s new album.
Danny Gottlieb on reading jazz figures. Rich Redmond’s tips for double bass power fills.
27 Martin “Marthus” Škaroupka
The Cradle Of Filth drummer scares us — but in the best possible way.
- Notation Guide
- Single Strokes