On May 13, Modern Drummer magazine announced David Frangioni will become its new publisher.

“I can’t wait to steward Modern Drummer into the new era,” said Frangioni in a statement. “I am going to use all my thirty-plus years of experience in a wide selection of music fields so that Modern Drummer can offer the most complete and…well…modern resource for drums, drummers, and drumming!”

 “We are thrilled to have David join us in growing the Modern Drummer brand that my husband started forty-four years ago," Modern Drummer CEO Isabel Spagnardi added. "David’s vision, drive, and understanding of our storied history ensures that the magazine and our new ancillary programs will be developed and grown as far as we can take them. With that, Modern Drummer will remain the world’s number-one drumming magazine.”