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Read up on the latest drumming educational articles, quizzes and industry news.

How well do you read rhythms? Test your knowledge with this 5 question, auto-graded quiz (with explanations for wrong answers).

The 60s were the glory days for an elite group of studio musicians, dubbed The Wrecking Crew. However, this handful of remarkable musicians took the backseat, recording their amazing talent on thousands of tracks and then slapping other peoples' names on the album.

Vinnie Paul talks with OnlineDrummer about Hellyeah, metal and drums. Check out our Mayhem Festival photos of Hellyeah from the Phoenix, AZ 2015 show.

After only a few gigs as a musician, youʼre bound to observe (unless your head is down or your eyes are closed) that rhythm affects...

Jerod Boyd and the Miss May I crew transgressed the snow-capped highways, being hit mercilessly by the winter storm of the season, dubbed Winter Storm Juno. The band and crew were on their way to perform a show in Toronto regardless of what Juno would bring their way. Their dedication and respect for the fans shines through far beyond faring the brutal cold. It reaches into the heart of each song in quite an interesting and surprising way.

Enter to win a deck of rudiment playing cards from Alfred Music. A must-have for every card dealing drummer.

Do you need a GPS when navigating your way through sheet music? Or, can you find your way around just FINE (sorry for the pun). Take this interactive quiz, which contains detailed explanations of each question, should you get one wrong.

In our second edition of "What Do You Note" test your reading skills with a fun interactive quiz. Enjoy!

Steve Ley resurrected the Name That Groove trivia this weekend. We hope you enjoy it! Can you Name That Groove?

The first Name That Groove trivia of 2015! Can you name that groove?

There's a common mistake made in the transcription below. Can you identify what is wrong with the notation after listening to how the beat is actually played? Hint:...

This week's Name That Groove takes us back to the 70s. Can you Name That Groove?

This week's Name That Groove tests your knowledge of picking out drum beats from Muse.

Can you name that groove? This is a hit from 2011.

Here it is. Name That Groove number 22. Good luck identifying this song from 2010!

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