July issue of Rhythm on sale 7 June

Featuring an exclusive nine-page Mike Mangini cover feature


Pick up Rhythm 191 and you'll find...

Mike Mangini

Mike Mangini gives us the inside story on how he landed the Dream Theater gig in this huge cover feature. From his US home studio Mangini talks preserving Portnoy's legacy, creating his own and that grueling audition process. We also take a look around his frankly massive set-up, take tips on playing odd time signatures and delve deep into Mangini's technique behind the kit. Plus: Take a look at the six guys that missed out on the much-coveted Dream Theater gig.

ALSO INTERVIEWED

Phil Selway on Radiohead, going solo and nailing grooves

Gregg Bissonette talks sessions, technique and double drumming with Ringo and the All Starr Band

US legend Ed Shaughnessy looks back on 30 years at the top with The Tonight Show Band

PLUS: We talk to Max Weinberg, Jason McGerr (Deathcab For Cutie), Aaron Comess (Spin Doctors), Brian Tichy (Whitesnake), Jared Champion (Cage The Elephant) and more!

REVIEWED

Liberty Drums R Series Drum Kit
Gretsch Renown '57 Drum Kit
Zildjian Swish Knocker and Z3 Ultra Hammered Cymbals
Toontrack EZX Expansion Pack
Korg Wavedrum Oriental
Alesis DM7 USB Electronic Drum Kit

LEARN

Learn how to play tracks by Alter Bridge, Toto and Foo Fighters with our tuition disc. Also find out how to play like The Rev (Avenged Sevenfold) and Keith Carlock and also take tips on double kick playing, hip-hop beats, set-up fills and more.

WIN

Bag yourself a Dixon Bubinga snare worth £441 and Sonisphere tickets!

You can pick a copy up from all good newsagents or order online at www.myfavouritemagazines.co.uk from 7 June.


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