Rhythm December 13
In Rhythm December Issue 223:
- Drum Solos! Rhythm celebrates the drum solo with a look at the history and its place in modern drumming with the help of some of drumming's most virtuosic stars including Joey Jordison, Mike Portnoy, Gavin Harrison, John Blackwell Jr, Ian Thomas and Steve Smith.
- Avenged Sevenfold's new drummer Arin Ilejay tells us about landing rock's most challenging gig. Rising jazz star Ollie Howell and jazz veteran Jimmy Cobb talk about the jazz scene then and now and their approaches to playing jazz. Ian Mosley recalls his career with Marillion. With the help of the Musicians Union, we give you some tips for success as a pro drummer, and Alice Cooper drummer Glen Sobel picks his essential drum albums. Plus all the usual great tuition including lessons on playing with loops, Motown-style beats and double-kick shuffle grooves. Plus learn to play tracks by Pixies, KISS and The Jam.
- We also have expert, in-depth reviews of new gear, including DW's new Design Series kit, as well as gear from Latin Percussion, Crush Drums and Roland. There’s never been a better time to pick up Rhythm!