We talk to the stars of the Rhythm-backed London Drum Show to find out about their approach to drum clinics and their own experience of drum education, plus we round up all the fantastic things you can expect at the show. But don't worry, even if you're not going, there's plenty of great drumming wisdom imparted by the likes of Jimmy Chamberlin, Steve White, Ian Palmer, Aaron Spears, Andy Gangadeen, Anika Nilles, Mel Gaynor and more!
You'll find all the biggest drum stars in the pages of Rhythm! In this month's mag we catch up with Blondie's Clem Burke, The Killers' Ronnie Vannucci and Nickelback's Daniel Adair!
Earlier this year, world-renowned drummer and teacher Stanton Moore launched a fantastic new teaching platform and online drumming community,
the Stanton Moore Drum Academy (www.stantonmooredrumacademy.com), offering insightful, high-quality video lessons from the Galactic drummer, including nine hours of content taken from his book Fresh Approach to Drumset, plus an ever-growing collection of brand new lessons. We’ve teamed up with Stanton to offer three lucky Rhythm readers a one-year subscription worth $149 (about £110). The top winner will also receive a Skype lesson with the main man! More details on how you can win this fantastic prize in this month's Rhythm!
Expert hands-on reviews of the latest drum gear is what you get in Rhythm, all beautifully photographeed and insightfully reviewed and tested! This month we have reviews of brand new gear including the truly beautiful Cafe Racer kit from Natal, Alesis Strike Pro kit, Stagg Sensa Ocean Series cymbals, Mapex Design Lab snares, Dixon Precision Coil pedals and a new snare from the Bristol Drum Company.
Learn to play ‘Born Under A Bad Sign’ by Cream, and Smashing Pumpkins' ‘Geek USA’, featuring the playing of Ginger Baker and Jimmy Chamberlin respectively. This month's drum tuition includes lessons on set up fills, 5 over 4 polyrhythms, displacing the herta, hi-hat stepping and building hand speed, plus we pay tribute to the impeccable groove of the late John Blackwell Jr.