August issue of Rhythm on sale now



Roger Taylor

Queen's Roger Taylor returns to the Rhythm cover and tells us all about 40 years with the rock legends. Taylor lets us in on the secrets of his sound, his influences and solo career and how he's keeping Queen's huge legacy alive. PLUS: A special foreword from Brian May.


Will Hunt (Evanescence)
Johnny Jenkins (Example)
Carl Palmer (Asia)
Pete Ray Biggin
Benny Greb (Blue Touch Paper)
Richie Ramone

PLUS: Part two of our remote recording series, Simon Phillips' drum sound tips and a tour of Brian Downey's Thin Lizzy kit


New albums, DVDs and books from Smashing Pumpkins, Asia,Shadows Fall and more.


Drumcraft Series 8 drum kit
Tama SoundLab Project snare drums
Zildjian K Custom cymbals
Nord drum synthesiser
De Gregorio cajon
Paiste PST8 cymbals


Learn the funktastic 'I Got The Feelin'' by James Brown, Metallica's iconic slow-burner 'Nothing Else Matters' and 'The Weight' by The Band. Plus, get to grips with metric shifts, paradiddle variations, reggae drops and more.


Win yourself a signed Queen book and cymbal

You'll find all this and more in the brand new issue of Rhythm, on sale in all good newsagents, online and on Apple Newsstand now.

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).