SUMMER issue of RHYTHM onsale 3 August!

The jam-packed new issue of Rhythm is onsale tomorrow featuring...

BUDDY RICH - Bust ups! Rage! Perfection!
Learn about the great man and hear what the members of the Rhythm round-table (including Steve White and Ian Paice) have to say about the ‘World´s Greatest Drummer´

PLUS! Win a Buddy Rich Drum Company Buddy Rich Signature kit worth £1,499!

John Blackwell Jr
We catch up with the funk master and ‘Ninja Drummer´ to hear about life on the road with Justin Timberlake

Mikkey Dee
The man with the filthiest mouth in rock checks in from the road…

Joey Castillo
Queens Of The Stone Age
The band has a brand new album out and Joey can´t contain his excitement!

A-Z of festivals
Rhythm hit the Download festival in June to speak to a plethora of insane drummers about everything from fist fights to portaloos!

Jason Sutter
Chris Cornell
The Soundgarden/ Audioslave man has struck out on his own with Jason Sutter providing the mighty beats

Steve Smith
With the twelfth Vital Information album in the can and an imminent European tour with his band Steps Ahead, Steve Smith has a lot to talk about!

Ben Johnston
Biffy Clyro
The first half of the year has been extremely kind to Scot rockers Biffy Clyro. Drummer Ben looks back at the records that led to this year´s breakthrough

Dave Danford
Rhythm meets ace Brit classical percussion soloist Dave Danford to hear about his debut solo album, Rhythmic Renaissance

The latest new products tried, tested and rated…
Paiste Twenty Series cymbals
Alesis DM5 Pro electronic drum kit
Premier Rhythm Percussion
Duallist D1/D2 drum pedals
Highwood Custom Drums
Zildjian ZHT cymbals

Expert advice, lessons and play alongs…

Exclusive behind-the-scenes Download Festival video!

Learn to play Avenged Sevenfold´s ‘Bat Country´ and Pink Floyd´s ‘Money´

Buddy Rich style study

All this and much more in your Summer issue of Rhythm… out now!

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Chris Barnes

I'm MusicRadar's eCommerce Editor. It's my job to manage the buyer's guides on MusicRadar and help musicians find the right gear and the best prices. I'm a guitarist and a drummer and I've worked in the music gear industry for 18 years, including 7 years as Editor of the UK's best-selling drum magazine Rhythm, and 5 years as a freelance writer working with many of the world's biggest musical instrument brands including the likes of Roland, Boss, MusicRadar and Natal.