San Jose, Calif., -- Well, it’s almost to apropos as DRUM! Magazine celebrates its 20th Anniversary, that Chad Smith is featured on the August cover, speaking exclusively about the soon-to-be released Chili Pepper record and other aspects of his career. Why? Smith is the most covered drummer in the history of the magazine and even “Guest Edited” the 1997 Tabloid Issue of the magazine.
“Chad is a well-rounded, diverse drummer, whose career has taken many paths,” said Phil Hood, publisher and co-founder of Enter Music Publishing, publishers of hip, drum/percussion magazines. “We’re doing everything we can to make this our greatest year. Chad was with us at the start and here he is again, 20 years later with a new story to tell. He is, arguably, one of the most musical drummers in the industry.”