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Featuring Taylor Hawkins
Featuring Taylor Hawkins

This month Foo Fighters drum hero Taylor Hawkins talks to Rhythm about his new project The Birds of Satan.

In this massive cover feature Taylor talks us through the writing and recording of the band's debut album, as well as telling us all about working with Rufus Taylor and Stephen Perkins, songwriting and why the Foos are in tip top shape as they prepare to hit the studio.


Marco Minnemann

John Otto (Limp Bizkit)

Jonathan Joseph (Jeff Beck)

Joe Clegg (Ellie Goulding)

Simon Wright (AC/DC/Dio)

Mike Portnoy

Tommy Clufetos

Jason Bonham

Plus: The latest part of our hybrid drumming series


Liberty Drums Avant drum kit

Meinl Pure ride cymbals

Tama Cocktail Jam

Istanbul Agop cymbals

Mapex Black Panther Nomad snare drum

Evans Heavyweight drum heads


Learn how to play 'I Want You To Want Me' by Cheap Trick, Foo Fighters classic 'My Hero' and 'Arabella' by Arctic Monkeys. Plus there's all of your favourite regular lessons from Pete Riley, Jason Bowld, Colin Woolway and more.


Win an Istanbul Matt Chamberlain ride cymbal

All this and more in the June issue of Rhythm available now from all good newsagents, online or digitally at the Google Play Store or 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).