Issue 68: Steven Wolf

Digital Articles

Nick Knox: March 26, 1958 – June 15, 2018

Longtime drummer for the influential punk band the Cramps, Nick “Nicky” Knox passed away on June 15 in Cleveland, Ohio; he was 60. Born Nicholas George Stephanoff, Knox first hit the scene as drummer …

D.J. Fontana: March 15, 1931 – June 13, 2018

Longtime Elvis Presley drummer D.J. Fontana passed away in Nashville on June 13; he was 87. Born in 1931, Dominic Joseph Fontana began playing drums in the high school marching and by his early 20s, w…

Gene Stone: August 19, 1937 – May 19, 2018

Last month we lost a legendary jazz drummer and musician, a “hep cat” named Mr. Gene Stone. He recorded and played with many greats such as The Don Randi Trio, Claire Fischer, Don Ellis and the Prince…

Jon Hiseman: June 21, 1944 – June 12, 2018

At 3.55 a.m. on June 12, British drummer/composer/ bandleader Jon Hiseman passed away as a result of complications following surgery to remove a brain tumor. Born Philip John Albert Hiseman on June 21…

What is Mindset? Mindset is What?

Your mindset is the subconscious filter through which you receive and process all new information. It is the center of your emotional, spiritual and mental universe. All your thoughts, beliefs, decisi…

The History of Electronic Drums Pt. II

2000’s – New Millennia, PC Based Tools In the post-grunge arena, music shifted as always to include more polished sounds, rock was bands like Creed, Nickelback, Incubus and Foo Fighters. Pop was…

Vinnie Paul: March 11, 1964 – June 22, 2018

Vinnie Paul, the heavy-hitting drummer for Pantera, one of the more popular heavy metal bands of the 1990s, who witnessed his brother killed onstage by a fan in 2004 during a show they were performing…

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