The Inspiration issue! R’n’b drumming superstar Aaron Spears tells Rhythm about the highs and lows of his journey to the top of the drum world and the inspiration behind his incredible playing. Top name drum stars reveal the spark that got them behind the kit and keeps them at the top of their game.
We have exclusive interviews with Steve Barney (Anastacia), Dom McCready (Black Moth) and Brit Turner (Blackberry Smoke). Plus top name drum stars including Steve White, Karl Brazil, Pete Ray Biggin, Paul Jones, Kenny Aronoff, Ralph Salmins, Craig Blundell, Brian Frasier Moore, Chris Sharrock and more share pics of themselves when they first started out drumming, and reveal the spark that got them behind the kit and keeps them at the top of their game. Plus, check out Rhythm’s quick guide to playing a great shuffle groove.
Win tickets to the London Drum Show 2018! They're still talking about the greatness that was LDS 2017, so don't miss out on the UK's biggest and best drum event this year and get yourself one of 10 pairs of weekend tickets to the Olympia drum spectacular - only in Rhythm this month!
Once again our expert reviewers cast their discerning eyes over all the latest drum gear, including the beautiful Natal Originals Series Walnut kit, SJC Pathfinder, Alpha & Josh Dun snares, Sabian XSR Fast Crashes and Pearl Modern Utility Snares!
Learn to play ‘Don't Ask' by Nik Kershaw, featuring the drumming of Vinnie Colaiuta, and AC/DC's classic 'For Those About To Rock'. Plus as always there are tons of expert tutorials – this month including lessons on the single-stroke roll, linear phrasing, and brushes for beginners!