Gojira's modern metal drum hero gives us a metal drumming masterclass and talks about his approach to the drums and what it means to be voted top of Rhythm's Best Metal Drummer 2016 poll! Plus Play Better Metal with our rock-tastic technique feature designed to help you play harder, faster and more precisely for metal!
In this month's Rhythm you can find exclusive interviews with Journey's Steve Smith, Heart's Denny Carmassi and percussion maestro and Weather Report drum legend Alex Acuña!
Win an Alesis Crimson Mesh electronic drum kit worth £799! With five mesh-headed drum pads including dual-zone snare and toms, and three-zone ride cymbal pad, it's a thing of beauty - especially with a brain that is packed with 70 drum kits, over 600 sounds and 60 playalong tracks! All you'll have to do is answer the question in the mag and it could be yours!
This month we have expert hands-on reviews of the latest drum gear including the Mapex Storm kit (pictured), Pearl Masters Maple Complete kit, Dream Tri-Hat cymabls and Yamaha Rydeen Series kit!
Learn to play Jeff Beck and Simon Phillips' phenomenal fusion workout 'Space Boogie' and Aerosmith's 'Train Kept A Rollin'', plus there are exclusive lessons on implied polyrhythmic feels, linear phrasing, rudimental grooves, jazz concepts and more!