Posts Tagged ‘Cymbal’

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…)

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Q: Do you feel any pressure when recording to make an album as commercially successful as your previous one?

A: After Dave Navarro left the band and John came back, no one really knew what was going to happen. We just started making (more…)

Q: How about a complete break down of all of your Dream Theater touring drum kits?

A: I’m using either a Pearl Reference Pure kit or a Pearl Masterworks kit. The two 22″ center bass drums are identical in size in order to play typical double bass patterns and to be able to play single kick patterns with either foot. And sometimes I want to free (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…)

Enjoy this free drumless playalong (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…)

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…

Enjoy this free drumless playalong (more…)

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. (more…)

Q: What, in your opinion, are the most important technical aspects to know as a drummer?

A: It’s important to really understand that technique is only a means to an end. I’ve heard that phrase over the years but the older I get, the truer it seems to ring. Everything we learn as a drummer from 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…)