30 Tim Yeung
Shredding his way through a grip of underground metal acts and pushing the Drumometer into the red, Tim Yeung is now doing damage with Morbid Angel. And he’s got a message for you … By Sam Pryor.
42 Dino Campanella
Following his instincts, the Dredg sticksman takes the drums into daring places while never loosing sight of the groove. And what a groove it is. By Andrew Lentz
53 Terry Bozzio
The legendary beat adventurer and commander of the world’s biggest drum set revisits the ostinato variations, double bass combinations, and practicing techniques that got him to where he is. By Brad Schlueter
59 Sammy Figueroa
The conguero wasn’t about to let a few Grammys go to his head. As Urban Nature shows, the Miami-based Figueroa is all Bronx at heart. By John Ephland
65 Product Test
Stanton Moore Pandeiro, Hi-Hat Shekere, Fusheki, and Qube Shaker from Latin Percussion. By Gary Gardner
68 Taku Hirano takes it back to the fundamentals with a refresher on the manoteo; Richie “Gajate” Garcia rides the new wave of Venezuela with the onda nueva.
71 Pointers From The Pros
The producers behind Sonic Youth, Lucinda Williams, and Green Day share their sound- capturing techniques. By Sam Pryor
78 Tama Silverstar Birch Drum Set By Brad Schlueter
80 Istanbul Mehmet Hat Trio By David E. Libman
93 Brandon Barnes
The Rise Against drummer rebels against clichés on “Help Is On The Way.” By David Weiss
98 Matt Byrne goes gospel with hi-hat thirty-seconds; Danny Gottlieb pays tribute to big-band great Jake Hanna; Rich Redmond lets his left hand do the driving; Wally Schnalle focuses on double accent paradiddles.
21 ameenah kaplan’s got style, skills, and gigs to die for.
25 Hate Eternal’s Jade Simonetto kicks the crud out of the competition.
104 In Memoriam
DRUM! pays tribute to the legends we’ve lost over the past 20 years.