The July 2013 issue of MODERN DRUMMER magazine (Carter Beauford cover, available at newsstands now) includes a “Gearing Up” feature with drummer Tomas Haake of Sweden’s extreme, technical metal band MESHUGGAH. Drum kit details such as Haake’s stacked cymbals, hardware, drum heads, pedals, electronics, sticks, drum throne, why he’s downsized his kit, and even the 2013 MODERN DRUMMER Readers Poll results… it’s all there for you to analyze & talk shop over. For an index of the July 2013 issue’s contents, visit MESHUGGAH will be performing tonight at the Metaltown Festival in Gothenburg, Sweden. Released in late March of 2012, MESHUGGAH’s eighth studio album KOLOSS debuted at #17 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart, #24 on the Canadian Top 200 chart, #31 in the World Sales chart, and #48 on the German Media Control chart. The digital download for MESHUGGAH’s 2013 Pitch Black EP is available for free at SCION A/V: Track listing is: 1. Pitch Black - Recorded in July 2003 by Fredrik Thordendal at Fear and Loathing, Stockholm, Sweden. 2. Dancers to a Discordant System (Live) - Recorded live at Distortion Fest, Eindhoven, Netherlands in 2012. “I Am Colossus,” “Demiurge,” and “Break Those Bones Whose Sinews Gave It Motion” are MESHUGGAH’s latest videos. KOLOSS can be purchased from the Nuclear Blast America Webshop & is available digitally on iTunes. Shifting continents with their sonic booms at: