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Flytoo
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Mar 22nd, 2012 02:39 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I just thumbed through the April 2012 issue and found exactly 2 drummers that I know of. They were both in an ad for Evans heads. One was Carmine Appice (I''m a big fan) and the other was Dean Castronovo (a fan, not so much). Oh yeah and there was a blurb about Simon Phillips in their "Back Through the Stack, who was featured in Modern Drummer back in the 80's (I had that issue). Other than that, the mag is full of drummers I've never heard of playing in bands that I've never heard of. Man I'm old. I sound like my dad!

Hammond101
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So. Cal. USA

Mar 23rd, 2012 12:12 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

That's why you buy the mag eh? To find out who & what's new, hot, cool.

Flytoo
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Texas/USA

Mar 23rd, 2012 05:06 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I mainly picked it up to figure out what's going on. I'm don't want to further embarrass myself in public. For example, I went to the music store after I bought my set to get some new batter heads for the toms and I said I need some Dead Ringers as well. The dude looked at me and said "man, they haven't made Dead Ringers" for years. Oooops! I never got the memo.

Hammond101
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So. Cal. USA

Mar 26th, 2012 04:00 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

^^MoonGels! Good story.

Earthchild
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I can't even find the rope!
Apr 26th, 2012 09:39 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Key word..."Modern".
e:)

garp
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Connecticut USA

Stompin' on the avenue by Radio City
Apr 27th, 2012 06:28 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

My favorite MD cover — August ‘84.

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