Home 2018-10-16T21:44:25+00:00


Welcome to the home of Mike Dolbear, where drummers and percussionists meet online. Join our community today! 

Dime Online

Explore the site


Read our latest news

YDOTY 2019 The Final 10!

December 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Congratulations to everyone who entered the 2019 Young Drummer of the Year final! Again, the standard was through the roof - well

Code Drum Heads Expand Product Range

December 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Pocket Pad Code Drumheads have added The Pocket Pad and Halo Tone Adapter to their range of products, and

Mapex News – Black Panther Design Lab New Artists Press Releases

November 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Mapex Drums is proud to welcome Greg Hutchinsonto the Mapex roster of artists and is pleased to announce that he will

Latest Podcast

Vic Firth


Read our Features

Who are Aston Microphones?

December 1st, 2018|0 Comments

James Young We got a chance to ask James Young, MD of Aston Microphones, some questions about the company as we realised that many musicians, particularly drummers, possibly wouldn't know much about them

Snare Drum Of The Month – Dunnett Ancient Kauri

December 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Kauri is a species of wood that grows on the north island of New Zealand. Swamp kauri (also known as ancient kauri) is wood that was buried in marshland and only found in the last

John Blease

December 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Born and bred in the small town of Prestwick in Scotland, John Blease discovered his passion for rhythm at a very early age - all thanks to a tambourine passed to him during choir rehearsal.

Gretsch Drums

Latest gear reviews

Aston Starlight and Spirit Microphones

December 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Book Reviews – Schlesinger, Garibaldi and Burns

October 31st, 2018|Comments Off on Book Reviews – Schlesinger, Garibaldi and Burns

Gretsch Black Nickel Over Steel 14×6.5 Snare Drum

October 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Gretsch Black Nickel Over Steel 14×6.5 Snare Drum

Remo Colortone Drum Heads

September 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Remo Colortone Drum Heads

DW Purpleheart Drum Kit

September 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on DW Purpleheart Drum Kit

Vic Firth VicBeaters

August 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Vic Firth VicBeaters

Bell Percussion

Mike Dolbear Forums

Join the conversation!

Zildjian K Sweet