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

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

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