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Featuring Tool's Danny Carey
Featuring Tool's Danny Carey

This month's Rhythm cover is graced by Tool powerhouse Danny Carey. We get the inside word on the rock titan's new album and hear all about Danny's jazz-rock side project Volto!

We also have a nose around the drummer's frankly bonkers kit, talk to his two (yes two) drum techs and hear all about Danny's journey from a six-year-old Ringo Starr fan to the drumming behemoth that we all know today.


Ben Johnston (Biffy Clyro)

Gerry Conway (Fairport Convention)

Ben Stone (Tom Jones)

Ian Palmer (The Ghosts)

Travis Barker (Blink 182/Transplants)

Jimmy DeGrasso (Black Star Riders)

Dan Searle (Architects)

AND: Session star Steve Barney tells us how you can feel better on and off stage

PLUS: Check our 2013 gear preview for new kit from Natal, Mapex, Paiste. DW and many more!


SJC Hybrid drum kit

Ludwig Atlas hardware

Meinl Byzance cymbals

Pearl Eliminator bass pedals

Audio Technica drum mics

Roland TD-4KP drum kit


Nail Blondie classic 'One Way or Another', Them Crooked Vultures workout 'Mind Eraser, No Chaser' and Rolling Stones' newbie 'Doom and Gloom. Plus: Check out an exclusive with Ian Palmer, including a playalong track.


This month you can win yourself a Zildjian cymbal signed by Gavin Harrison

All this and more in the December issue of Rhythm available now from all good newsagents, online or digitally from Apple Newsstand. Get yourself a copy from Apple Newsstand and enjoy all of our tuition content plus bonus videos, image galleries and other content.

Rich Chamberlain

Rich is a teacher, one time Rhythm staff writer and experienced freelance journalist who has interviewed countless revered musicians, engineers, producers and stars for the our world-leading music making portfolio, including such titles as Rhythm, Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, and MusicRadar. His victims include such luminaries as Ice T, Mark Guilani and Jamie Oliver (the drumming one).