Issue 130 - October 2006

Exclusive! The Killers - Ronnie Vannucci: The explosive return of pop's dynamic showman. Plus Will Calhoun, John Bonham, play extreme metal, how to spin your sticks and get the best drum sound in the studio



The Killers - Ronnie Vannucci

The explosive return of pop's dynamic showman


Will Calhoun

Dashboard Confessional

Cormac Byrne

Hossam Ramzy


The latest news from planet drum, interviews with Jon Farriss, The Maybes? and Terror, book and DVD reviews, the hottest new drum products and much, much more...


Math Priest's advice for up-and-coming drummers. Plus your demos reviewed.


Iron Maiden, 'Rime Of The Ancient Mariner'


What's on, when and where


London's festival of percussion and performance reviewed


Win a performance percussion kit worth £299!

Play Drums

Techniques, expert advice, play alongs, top tips and more...

Learn to Play

Funeral For A Friend - All The Rage

Smashing Pumpkins - Cherub Rock

Getting started

Jazz independence II

Metal Essentials

Inverted quads

Drum Pioneers

Adam Bushell and John Bonham

Technical Difficulties

Swining fives and sevens

Drum Break

Swiss triplets

Peter Erskine

Rhythm Of Live

Readers Digest

With Graeme Chart

Recording Drums

With Pete Riley

Gear Reviews

Meinl Percussion Workstation

Yamaha Oak Custom Drum Kit

Sabian Cymbal Additions

Rhythm Tech Pro Tambourine

LP Congas and Bongos

On the CD

Exclusive track!

Percussion maestro Hassam Ramzy on 'West Naima'

Learn to play...

Smashing Pumpkins - Cherub Rock

Funeral For A Friend - All The Rage


Metal essentials, swinging 5s and 7s, Jazz independence, Swiss triplets and much, much more...

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