March issue of Rhythm on sale now



Tommy Lee

He's a multi-talented musical chameleon getting his kicks s a frontman, songwriter, guitarist, producer and DJ, but in this huge cover feature Mötley Crüe's flamboyant showman tells Rhythm about his evolving drum style, being 'hands on' with the music and why he still loves life behind the kit. Plus we take a tour of Tommy's incredible drum rollercoaster riser.


Brandon Barnes (Rise Against)
Ben Carter (Evile)
Ranjit Barot
Bill Gibson (Huey Lewis and the News)
Lee Barratt (Gallows)
Marco Minnemann (The Aristocrats)
Ronnie Vannucci (The Killers)
Jose Pasillas (Incubus)

PLUS: The final part of our vintage restoration series on how to bring drums back to life


New albums, DVDs and books from Van Halen, Soulfly, Gavin Harrison, Steve Gadd and more


Natal Walnut drum kit
Istanbul Agop Art20 cymbals
Ahead Armor stick and cymbal bags
Ludwig Accent 100 Power drum kit
Duende Pro and Elite cajons
Protection Racket cases


Learn Trivium's double bass workout 'In Waves', 'Rapunzel' by Dave Matthews Band and Paramore's 'Monster'. Plus get your head around Jason Bowld's latest fills (this month he tackles The Chopper), conga playing with Robin Jones and much more.


Win yourself one of ten Drumports

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).