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The Drummer's Journal is an independent, online drum magazine dedicated to showcasing quality journalism about drums and drummers. Issue 14 is out now!
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Peter Erskine (Weather Report), Greg Saunier (Deerhoof), Art Blakey, Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge) Bob Hall (Catfish and the Bottlemen) and Linda McDonald (The Iron Maidens)
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Studio legend Josh Freese, Benny Greb (GrebFruit), Drum Workshop, Louise Bartle (Bloc Party), Ralph Nader (BYOS), Dennis Davis (David Bowie), and John McEntire, John Herndon and Dan Bitney of Tortoise
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Nicko McBrain (Iron Maiden), Mark Guiliana (David Bowie), Murph (Dinosaur Jr), Jazz-rock icon Lenny White and Debbie Knox-Hewson (Charli XCX)
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“Ever since I was a little kid, I would say, ‘What’s the point of being a musician?’ I could never really come up with an answer.”
“The best thing you can do is get a van and get out there. And you have to be ok with not getting paid for anything.”
We interviewed CPL Mat Kilcoyne about life as a drum set player in the British Army. for the feature, click here.
“Culturally, hard bop was not only a musical statement but also a political one about 1950s America. It was about reclamation.” Photo by Roland Godefroy