Issue 136 - Metal Drum Demons!

Metal Drum Demons

This month Rhythm bring you a 21-page special devoted to the devilishly good metal players out there. Gain an insight into the mind and world of Slayer's Dave Lombardo, Jason Bittner puts you through your paces in his double kick boot camp, plus we show you some of the gear available for playing the heavy stuff!

PLUS! Interviews with Vinnie Paul, Joey Jordison, Daniel Svennson, Chris Adler, Justin Foley and Moose.

Learn how to play in the style of Nicko McBrain, Danny Carey, Dave Lombardo and Joey Jordison.

Discover the 27 metal albums you must hear before you die.

Win a monster Pearl Vinnie Paul snare and Vic Firth sticks!!!

Postcards from… Danny Cummings & Carlos Hercules - George Michael
The drummer and percussionist invited Rhythm over to Wembley to tell us the highs and lows of touring with one of the UK pop's biggest stars.

Tony Allen
He invented Afrobeat with Fela Kuti in the '70s and is now working with Blur's Damon Albarn in The Good, The Bad and The Queen. You may not know of him but we offer you five reasons why you should hear Tony Allen. PLUS! Learn to play Afrobeat!

Toby Baron
The UK session scene is buzzin' at the moment and session pro Toby Baron is at the top of the pile. His current gig is playing with Kinks frontman Ray Davies. Find out how he got there in Rhythm.

The top 10 products from this year's LA NAMM show, plus all the latest new products tried, tested and rated.

Play Drums!
Expert advice and lessons, top tips and killer play alongs, plus this month learn to play like Rush's drum monster Neil Peart.

Jam-packed with tutorials and two great play along tracks (The Killers and Iron Maiden).

All the latest news from planet drum, Dennis Thompson talks to Rhythm about the classic MC5 track 'Kick Out The Jams', we introduce Gallows and The Noisettes and catch up with Andols Herrick of Chimaira.

All this and much more in your April issue of Rhythm… Out now!

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