Everything you need to know about Rhythm

What is Rhythm?

This website is just a small glimpse of what's on offer in Rhythm magazine - The UK's Best-Selling Drum Magazine. Owned by Future PLC and based in offices in Bath in the UK, Rhythm is currently enjoying its 25th year at the forefront of the drum community providing the world's best gear reviews, artist interviews, playing tutorials, event coverage, news and features every month. It's available in major retailers throughout the world, can be bought online, and has licensed editions in other territories.

Why should I buy the magazine?

Each issue is jam-packed with the best drum interviews, in-depth and honest reviews of the latest products, special features, Q&A advice for gear, comprehensive drum lessons for all playing abilities and the latest news and opinion from the drum world.

Each issue also comes with an interactive CD as a companion to the drum lessons in the magazine each month, including exclusive video guest lessons from internationally renowned drummers.

Our product photography, writing and technical expertise is second-to-none - and after 25 years of serving the drum community you know we're a publication you can trust.

Who's on the Rhythm team?

As well as being staffed by a dedicated team of drum enthusiasts who are all passionate players, Rhythm's contributors include the world's foremost experts on the instrument.

Our drum lessons are put together by players from the UK's finest music schools; our reviewers are expert players with years of experience playing, testing, and reviewing gear; and our interviews are written by drummers for drummers.

Can I see samples of the mag?

You can view a digital Zinio copy by clicking here.

What's in the latest issue?

Click here for a summary of the latest issue.

Where can I buy Rhythm?

The cheapest and best way to buy Rhythm is to subscribe - you'll save money, receive a great free gift, and also be sent your copy earlier than if you bought it from the shops.

You can take advantage of the latest subscription offer and receive a free gift by clicking here if you live in the UK and Europe, or here if you live in North America.

If you do prefer to buy from the newsstand, UK stockists include all major newsagents and selected supermarkets.

 Rhythm is available to buy in selected outlets all over the world.

I've missed an issue. Can I still get it?

You can, but we usually only keep issues for up to six months after their on-sale date before they sell out. Call 0870 444 8456 from the UK or visit the My Favourite Magazines website to order.

How much does it cost to advertise in Rhythm?

To discuss advertising rates for Rhythm magazine, or for a full prospectus and rate card, please contact Advertising Sales Manager Andrew Tilbury on 01225 442 244, or e-mail atilbury@futurenet.co.uk.

How can I contact Rhythm?

To submit an article idea, press release, news story, album or product for review, or to give us your feedback on the magazine, email rhythm@futurenet.com or call 01225 442 244. Contact us by post at: Rhythm magazine, Future Publishing, 30 Monmouth Street, Bath, BA1 2BW.

I still have more questions. Who do I call?

Dial 0870 444 8474 and our customer services team will be happy to help you out. For editorial enquiries, call 01225 442 244 or e-mail rhythm@futurenet.com.

Chris Barnes

I'm MusicRadar's eCommerce Editor. In addition to testing the latest music gear, with a particular focus on electronic drums, it's my job to manage the 300+ buyer's guides on MusicRadar and help musicians find the right gear for them at the best prices. I dabble with guitar, but my main instrument is the drums, which I have been playing for 24 years. I've been a part of the music gear industry for 20 years, including 7 years as Editor of the UK's best-selling drum magazine Rhythm, and 5 years as a freelance music writer, during which time I worked with the world's biggest instrument brands including Roland, Boss, Laney and Natal.