January issue of Rhythm on sale now



Brann Dailor

Fresh of the back of recording the metal album of 2011, Mastodon's powerhouse drummer and lyricist talks to Rhythm about penning and recording The Hunter, his Phil Collins-inspired tom set-up and the quest for adding pop hooks. To his band's monstrous prog metal sound. Plus we get a tour of Brann's kit and chat with The Hunter producer Mike Elizondo.


Tommy Clufetos (Ozzy Osbourne)
Joe Travers (Dweezil Zappa)
Richard Bailey
Andy Burrows (I Am Arrows)
Terri Lynne Carrington
Stephen Grantley (Stiff Little Fingers)
Robin Goodridge (Bush)


New albums, DVDs and books from Lamb of God, The Roots, Bill Bailey, Todd Sucherman, Claus Hessler and more.


Odery Eyedentity drum kit
Worldmax snare drums
Natal snare drums
Silverstoen drum thrones
Drumcraft double drop clutch
Roland SPD-SX


Learn Elvis Costello classic 'Oliver's Army', metal cruncher 'The Last Fight' by Bullet For My Valentine and ELO's 'Evil Woman'. Plus learn broken doubles, buzz rolls, quarter-note funk and much more.


Win yourself a Tamco Anniversary bass pedal

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).