Readers Poll results! Issue 134 out now!

Best Of 2006!

You guys voted in your droves to decide who won what in Rhythm's 2006 readers poll. Pick up an issue today to discover who won Best Overall Drummer, which one-man apocalypse took the best metal crown and which cool cat won best jazz, plus we have interviews with all thirteen of the big-name winners! You can also see who was digging what on the gear front in 2006. Do you own the best drum kit of 2006? Find out in this star-studded issue, OUT NOW!

On the road with… Steve Hewitt, Placebo

Find out why Steve loves touring so much and why, when it comes to venues, the bigger the better!

Play Drums!

Expert advice and lessons, top tips and killer play alongs, plus this month learn to play like James Brown's Godfather of funk drumming, Clyde Stubblefield.

Recording Drums

This month Pete Riley shows you how to use loops and samples in your recordings, including the best software to do it with!


Try your luck at winning another Performance Percussion PP300R drum kit and get your entry in early to win a slice of our mountain of swag, which includes CDs, DVDs, shoes, sticks, heads and all manner of drum gadgets.


Jam packed with tutorials and two great play along tracks (Guns N' Roses and Hard-Fi).


All the latest news from planet drum and the latest gear tried, tested and rated. Phil 'Philthy Animal' Taylor talks to Rhythm about the classic Motorhead track 'Ace Of Spades', we introduce new bands Architects and Blood Red Shoes and catch up with Brooks Wackerman of Tenacious D. Plus, the second instalment of tips on buying second-hand gear!

All this and much more in your February issue of Rhythm…