The Drum Thing

The Drum Thing is a book project by Deirdre O’Callaghan. It has been three years in the making and it puts the often overlooked rhythm section front and centre. The book includes photographs and interviews featuring the most talented and established drummers in the world today. It will give insight into drummers’ candid home lives with portraits and detail shots as well as in-depth interviews.

Zach Hill – Death Grips/Hella

Jim Sclavunos (Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds)

Drummers involved include John Densmore (The Doors), Dave Grohl (Nirvana,Them Crooked Vultures), Questlove (The Roots), Jim Sclavunos (Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Grinderman), Stephen Morris (Joy Division, New Order), John French (Captain Beefheart), George Hurley (The Minutemen), Jon Theodore (Queens of the Stoneage), Mike D (Beastie Boys), Matt Cameron (Soundgarden, Pearl Jam), Topper Headon (The Clash), Brad Wilk (Rage Against The Machine), Sheila E (Prince), Dennis Thompson (MC5), Animal (The Muppets) and many, many others. You can find the full list at Kickstarter.

Jon Theodore – Queens of the Stoneage




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