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Yes, time for a cool drum laugh!

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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 Read the rest of this entry »

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Style meets simplicity with the new entry level Gretsch G Series. Featuring a distinctive chrome badge, Gretsch quick-sized toms and Gretsch easy-to-position double tom holder, the new feature-packed drum kits are perfect for the first time buyer.

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Let’s play what we like most! This time, we ask Lars Ulrich to jump out of his great Tama drum kit and to let us sit on his stool and play along with his band mates…

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Pearl Drums announces the limited edition of the Daniel Erlandsson (Arch Enemy) signature snare drum.

In a 14x 5.5” beadless stainless steel Snare Drum, with Read the rest of this entry »

Once again, Ahead brings a totally new product from what we’ve been used to see. Quite associated with drumsticks, and recently with earplugs now they bring a cool looking line of cases as well. Read the rest of this entry »

Dave McClain Machine Head (Rotterdam 2009)

Q: How did you develop you double bass drum technique?

Dave McClain: “I practice a lot just by myself. When we’re home, I practice at least three days a week, usually four or five. I’ll play our songs or geek out and play solos or just work on things. I’ve had this double bass breakthrough in the last couple of years. I started doing heel-toe doubles on the kick drum. On our last Machine Head album, Rob wanted me to Read the rest of this entry »


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.

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