**This issue will receive bonus distribution at the Hollywood Drum Show**

On the Cover: Ride Or Die

10-week lesson plan on how to play different ride and hi-hat patterns with different styles.


  • How To Practice (For Busy Adults)
  • Building A Snare Drum From Scratch
  • Bring Down Da Noise: Low-volume Cymbal Roundup
  • Mike Mangini: 5 Things I’m Doing Wrong
  • The Followers of Mitch Mitchell

Hand Drum

  • The most commonly used hand drum instruments for drum set players (and how to play them properly)

Practice Pad

  • The best of Stick Control reimagined for the current era


  • Slipknot’s Jay Weinberg
  • 311’s Chad Sexton
  • 21 Pilots’ Josh Dun


  • Tama Starclassic Walnut/Bubinga drum set
  • Craviotto European Beach drum set

Out Of The Box

  • Toneally sticking training system


  • Stanton Moore takes funk from surf to swamp
  • Danny Gottlieb on auditioning for college
  • Anika Nilles’ flams and subdivisions
  • Glen Sobel hard rock technique
  • Brian Andres Latin jazz and salsa fills
  • Matt Byrne metal drumming techniques


  • Why Thomas Lang’s opening a nationwide drumming school
  • Where did traditional grip come from, and why should you use it today?
  • 5 Pieces of gear Rod Morgenstein can’t live without
  • Gene Krupa’s Rogers Dyna-sonic snare
  • And more!

Key Dates

  • Advertising reservations due by June 28, 2019
  • Advertising materials due by July 5, 2019
  • Issue on sale August 20, 2019

*subject to change

** Dejan Krsmanovic Photo**