May issue of Rhythm on sale 10 April



This month we have homage to the incredible Buddy Rich. A quarter of a century on from his passing we look back on Buddy's legacy and delve into why he is still the benchmark. It's not just us paying tribute, we have contributions from Gregg Bissonette, Dave Weckl, Gavin Harrison, Ian Paice, Cathy Rich and more.


Tomas Haake (Meshuggah)
Ash Soan and Trevor Horn (The Producers)
Jerry Shirley (Humble Pie)
Steve Barney (The Wanted)
Ryan Leger (Every Time I Die)
Jay Lane (Primus)
Christian Coma (Black Veil Brides)
Jimmy Bower (Down)


Pearl Reference Pure drum kit
Aquarian Power Trio heads
Ahead Custom Molded ear plugs
Drum-Tec Diablo kit
Meinl Brann Dailor Ghost Ride


Check out our latest cover disc and learn how to nail Stevie Wonder classic 'Sir Duke', the fantastic 'Frankenstein' by the Edgar Winter Group and Lenny Kravitz groover 'Are You Gonna Go My Way'.

Plus get to grips with Robin Jones' final conga lesson, odd-phrased fills, the six-stroke roll and much more.


Get your hands on a Duende cajon worth £179

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 from 10 April.

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).