Samantha Maloney (Hole, Mötley Crüe, EODM, Peaches)


New York City-native Samantha Maloney is approaching her 45th birthday and her 17th year as a professional drummer in many different bands and projects. From the legendary riot band Hole to world-famous Mötley Crüe, playing … Read more

The Life and Drumming of The Who’s Keith Moon


There was one distinctive and energizing element in the music of British rock band The Who we cannot get back: Keith Moon’s drumming. A genius drummer, unfortunately so prone to self-destructive behaviors and addiction, Keith … Read more

Danny Carey – The Outstanding Drummer from Tool


Kansas-born drummer and percussionist, a founding member of the much-talked-about band Tool, Danny Carey is considered one of the greatest musicians of our time. With a big list of prestigious collaborations, from the classic rock … Read more

Legendary Drummer Tony Allen Dies Aged 79

Legendary drummer Tony Allen, who shaped the rhythm of Afrobeat music with fellow genius and friend Fela Kuti, has recently died in Paris, at the age of 79. Considered by Brian Eno as “perhaps the … Read more

Buddy Rich – The Best Drummer Ever?


While we can’t single out anyone as the definitive best drummer in history, Buddy Rich would certainly make the shortlist. He was also voted the “most influential drummer ever”. He was one of the most … Read more

What is Lars Ulrich’s Drumming Legacy?


When you are part of one of the most popular bands of all time and when you are seen widely as one of the main representatives of a whole music genre, then you know you’ve … Read more