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)
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
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 (opens in new tab). Get yourself a copy from Apple Newsstand (opens in new tab) and enjoy all of our tuition content plus bonus videos, image galleries and other content.