Former Red Hot Chili Peppers & Pearl Jam Drummer Jack Irons Speaks on New Music, Neil Young & More

Whether backing up a young Hillel Slovak with the Red Hot Chili Peppers, working with Joe Strummer, or laying down energetic beats with Pearl Jam and Neil Young in the ’90s, Irons stickwork can be felt across an enduring generation of music.

An Interview with Aaron Comess of Spin Doctors

With origins in Dallas, TX, drummer Aaron Comess has made NYC his musical home for over 30 years, with scene staples, the Spin Doctors.

An Interview with Dave Rowntree of Blur

The era of what’s come to be known as “brit-pop” might be nothing more than a bygone period reduced to memory, but drummer Dave Rowntree’s creativity and innovation are anything but.

An Interview with Dirk Verbeuren of Megadeth

For veteran drummer Dirk Verbeuren, the torrid process of promoting his first full-length record with Megadeth has been a labor of love years in the making.

An Interview with Bob Bert, Formerly of Sonic Youth

Amongst a buzzing no-wave and visual arts scene, unlikely indie hero, Bob Bert, found a home behind a drumkit.

An Interview with Carl Elizondo of SIN & Jag Wire

Amongst this bustling scene, was throwback drummer Carl Elizondo, who as a member of The Greg Leon Invasion, SIN, and Jag Wire, proved an integral piece to the 80s glam metal bubble, which unfortunately burst before Elizondo and his cohorts could claim their portion of the lion’s share.

An Interview with Clem Burke of Blondie

An amalgamation of spike-headed punk ethos, 50s greaser mentality, and 70s glitter-bomb glam, Blondie encapsulated all that was to come, and more as multiple waves of music washed across an unsuspecting scene through storied venues such as Club 82, and the infamous CBGBs.

An Interview with Brian Griffin of The Black Crowes

Recently, I caught up with ever-versatile drummer Brian Griffin of The Black Crowes. As The Crowes’ newest drummer, Griffin is tasked with not only celebrating The Black Crowes’ storied past, but he’s already proving to be an integral cog in their feature endeavors as well.

An Interview with Dirk Verbeuren of Megadeth

After years spent in his flagship band, Soilwork, in 2016, Verbeuren received the call of a lifetime from Megadeth frontman, and founder, Dave Mustaine. After a short phone conversation, it was decided that Verbeuren would join Megadeth on the road, filling in on drums for the departed Chris Adler, for the band’s Dystopia World Tour.

Pro-Shot Footage from KISS’ Destroyer Tour + More Surfaces

You know how there’s the term “Christmas in July?” This is more like “KISSmas in July.” More unseen footage of the hottest band in the world is surfacing and we are all raving and drooling over what is being seen. 

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