September issue of Rhythm out now

This month we pay tribute to the unstoppable juggernaut that is prog. Rhythm climbs aboard Mike Portnoy's Progressive Nation at Sea cruise and lets the lowdown on prog playing from Portnoy, Matt Halpern, Matt Garstka, Jerry Gaskill and many more. Plus, we count down the 30 most influential prog albums of all time.


Ryan Jenkinson - Reverend and the Makers

Stacy Jones - Miley Cyrus

Matt Chamberlain - session legend

Ben Thatcher - Royal Blood

Antonio Sanchez - Pat Metheny

Gavin Harrison - King Crimson/Porcupine Tree

Shawn Pelton

Josh Eppard - Coheed and Cambria


World exclusive review - Premier Modern Classic drum kits

Alesis DM10-X Mesh e-kit

Dream Ignition cymbals

De Gregorio Drumbox cajons

Cymbomute cymbal dampeners


Nail the beats to Cream's White Room, YYZ by Rush and Lower Than Atlantis' Here We Go. Plus there's all of your favourite lessons from Pete Riley, Jason Bowld, Adam Bushell, Erik Stams, Ajay Naik and more.


Bag yourself a De Gregorio Drumbox cajon worth £399.

All this and more in the September 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).