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Featuring Chad Smith
Featuring Chad Smith

The Red Hot Chili Peppers' man is enjoying some much-needed downtime at the minute, so we headed over to his house for this huge catch up! Chad tells us all about the latest on the Chilis, his ever-growing appreciation for the jazz greats, studio sessions with Jake Bugg and much more.


Dan Peters (Mudhoney)
Woody Woodgate (Madness)
Roger Taylor
The Swampers Muscle Shoals studio musicians
Tim Brown - How to be an online session drummer/teacher
John Fred Young (Black Stone Cherry)


Mapex Black Panther kit

Natal percussion

Gibraltar G-Class bass pedal

Toontrack New York Studios software

Premier snare drums

Meinl laptop stand


Learn how to nail Coheed and Cambria's epic Mothers of Men, Avenged Sevenfold newie Shepherd of Fire and Aretha Franklin classic Chain of Fools. Plus there's all of your favourite regular lessons from Pete Riley, Jason Bowld, Colin Woolway and more.


Win a Gibraltar G-Class pedal!

All this and more in the Summer 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).