Royal Blood's Ben Thatcher talks about the UK rock band's fantastic number one new album, filling the stage as a duo and more! Plus frontman/bassist Mike Kerr gives some tips on playing with a bass player.
In this month's Rhythm you can find exclusive interviews with thrash legend Dave Lombardo, who talks about his gig with Suicidal Tendencies and new hardcore supergroup Dead Cross. Plus rising UK jazz star Ollie Howell and US jazz legend Jeff 'Tain' Watts impart their drumming wisdom, and AFI's Adam Carson reveals his 10 Essential Drum Albums.
Win a British Drum Company Merlin Snare drum worth £625! Every detail of the Merlin as been considered by the master drum makers, from the 2.3mm triple-flanged steel hoops down to the monogrammed black snare tapes and art deco lugs. It's a thing of beauty, and all you 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 Spaun Mahogany Series kit, Meinl Pure Alloy cymbals, Ahead Armor Compact hardware bag, VK Ageless Silver Collection snare, Yamaha Recording Custom Snares and more!
Learn to play the Jimi Hendrix classic 'Fire' and Level 42's 'Hot Water', plus we have lessons on double-time grooves, Conga for drummers, starting on the offbeat, displacement and more!