December issue of Rhythm on sale now



Pick up this month's Rhythm and you'll find...

Nicko McBrain

This month we look back at the incredible Nicko McBrain story. The Iron Maiden powerhouse reflects on three decades with the band as he wraps up his UK clinics and tells us why he'll never stop. We also have a close up look at Nicko's huge Premier kit and Metallica's Lars Ulrich tells us why he's such a huge Nicko fan.


John Bradbury (The Specials)
Glen Sobel (Alice Cooper)
John Stanier (Battles)
Alan White (Yes)
Mikkey Dee (Motorhead)

And more!


Premier's Spirit of Maiden drum kit - Exclusive first review
Impress cymbals
Porter and Davies BC Gigster
Traps A400 kit
De Gregorio Maestral cajon
Blue Microphones kit


The first part in our brand new guide to restoring a vintage kit


Learn how to play Elvis' rock 'n' roll classic 'Suspicious Minds', ZZ Top's southern rocker 'La Grange' and 'Been Caught Stealing' by Jane's Addiction. We also have the latest guest lessons from Richard Bailey and Lisa Tring plus much more.


This month you can win a set of Ahead Armor drum cases

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).