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Yep! That guy is carrying a whole cool electronic drum kit in that bag!

For cool drummers demanding digital and portable at the same time, Roland announces the

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The recent move by Sabian to drop its Vault Series does not mean the many innovative cymbal models in Vault are going away. Rather, they have been rebranded as AAX, HHX, AA or HH.  (more…)

Ok, once again, it’s time for a cool drum laugh!

Right know, what we have here is a cool video captured by a Vinnie Colaiuta fan when  (more…)

Zildjian announces 2012 as a big year for cymbal fans while creating brand-new techniques to incorporate into new products.  The new Sound Lab features Zildjian’s R&D Director, Paul Francis, playing each of Zildjian’s new cymbals and also giving a bit of background on the development process.

Recorded with high-end audio equipment, the Sound Lab Videos offer the (more…)

Q: How do you tune your drums?

A: Until the thing’s about ready to pop. Because I discovered two things – first, the response is much better. And also, when you have the drums tuned to a high pitch, there’s still in that sound a lot of low end. Your ear responds to the high end, but the low end is still in there, and since it still exists, through equalisation of the PA you can can roll off a lot of the high end and roll on a lot of bass, and you can get that thick boom, but still have that attack, that cut. (more…)


Neil Peart sure knows how to rush a cool drum groove anatomy in his drum solos. In this new DVD, following on from his two previous offerings which dealt with being in the studio and then building a drum solo, deals with how he prepares for live performance.

Described by Hudson Music as “The most in-depth insight into (more…)

Buddy Rich once said, “You don’t tune a drum…you tension it.” Well, up to now that’s been true. Popular tuning devices currently on the market focus on mechanical forces — either the torque of tension rods against the threads of lug receivers, or the (more…)

As a tribute to the drums that changed the industry Yamaha announces a limited-edition reissue of the classic 1980s version of the original Recording Custom.
For over 30 years, the Recording Custom has set a benchmark for excellence. It might be the most (more…)

drumcool.com - Roland td-30kv kit

Roland’s revolutionary V-Drums have lead the drumming industry in electronic drums. Now, with the introduction of the SuperNATURAL-powered TD-30KV/TD-30K V-Pro Series, the electronic drum set reaches a new pinnacle in drumming performance.

SuperNATURAL sounds with Behavior Modeling, along with advanced sensing technology, provides a new (more…)

Evans Releases G14 Series Tom and Snare Heads and announces a new user-friendly, social media- oriented and mobile phone-compliant web site!

D’Addario introduces the new Evans G14 series of tom and snare drum heads, featuring a single ply of 14mil film that delivers unprecedented durability, combined with the dynamic response of a single-ply drumhead. Ideal for use in high-volume performance situations, the G14 can withstand heavy-hitting while projecting through the mix to provide a full, aggressive sound.

The G14 is available in

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