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Gretsch Introduces The Keith Carlock Signature Snare Drum

February 28th, 2021|0 Comments

Gretsch Drums are proud to introduce the Keith Carlock Signature Snare Drum (GA5514-KC). When the company is fortunate enough to work

DW Custom Shop Introduces Purple Core Drum Shell Technology

February 14th, 2021|Comments Off on DW Custom Shop Introduces Purple Core Drum Shell Technology

Drum Workshop Inc. (DW) announces the addition of all-new Purple Core™ hybrid drum shells to their expansive line-up of sonically customizable

Zildjian Announces Limited Edition Release of Vintage A’s from Armand Zildjian’s Personal Collection 

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In celebration of what would have been Armand Zildjian's 100th birthday, the Avedis Zildjian Company is excited to announce, that for the first time ever,

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Snare Drum of the Month – Gretsch Brooklyn 14×6.5”

February 14th, 2021|0 Comments

I’ve been doing reviews on this website for nearly 20 years now and over that period I’ve reviewed a lot of Gretsch drums, mostly kits, and I don’t recall really ever having a bad experience

Snare Drum of the Month – Canopus Zelkova 14×6.5″

January 15th, 2021|Comments Off on Snare Drum of the Month – Canopus Zelkova 14×6.5″

About ten years ago, Mike arranged for me to review some drums from Canopus; these were a kit - I cant remember what model - and two Zelkovas, a 14x5.5” and a 14x6.5”. It was

Groovers & Shakers – Pete York

January 15th, 2021|Comments Off on Groovers & Shakers – Pete York

Pete York was born in Middlesbrough on the 15th of August 1942 and came to drumming from a slightly different angle to the rest of us ‘baby boomers’ in the UK. He played jazz first.

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Modern Hands Vol 2 – William Granville Taylor

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Gibraltar Essentials Tables & DW Phone Holder

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Sabian Effects Cymbals

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Sabian AAX Heavy Crashes and HHX 21 & 23” Complex Rides

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Book Review – Alex Cohen – Ultimate Progressive Drumming

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