This month’s experts
Former Rhythm editor Chris is still the magazine’s Gear Editor, and this month he’s also been writing some features for the mag – interviewing Ward Thomas drummer Dave Baker and investigating the past, present and future of SJC Drums. Find Chris’s interview on page 44 and SJC feature on 48!
One of Rhythm’s top writers, for this issue Rich spent some time in the company of Travis Barker during Blink-182’s recent UK arena tour. Rich grilled the tattooed drum star about two decades with Blink, drumming innovation and his next solo album. Read what Travis had to say from page 32.
Geoff is Rhythm’s resident gear guru. This issue he ran the rule over Sonor’s new budget-friendly, Made in Germany SQ1 Series (p84), plus Remo’s Felt Tone bass drum heads (p92). In Vintage Gear, Geoff meets a pair of well-loved Ludwig Black Beauty snare drums. You’ll find that on page 96.