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Zildjian A Customs

The Zildjian A Custom line is 25 years old this year so we thought we would take a look at a selection of them. The A Customs were originally created to have a contemporary feel to them and designed to have neither an overly bright nor dark sound. The review cymbals in the video are

By | 2017-09-21T22:00:06+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Reviews|0 Comments

Bob Henrit and Nigel Constable to appear at Simon John’s Vintage Drum Show

It's not often we'll put a press release up without changing things in it to make it web friendly, but on this occasion, we'll make an exception... “That well-known double-act Henrit & Constable are very much looking forward to the pleasure of your company on Saturday 30th September in Coventry at Simon John’s Vintage Drum

By | 2017-09-21T21:44:35+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

The Alex Van Halen Signature Supraphonic Snare Drums Arrive in the UK

Active Music is delighted to announce that one of the first highly sought-after Alex Van Halen snare drums will be on show at The UK Drum Show in Manchester on the 23rd – 24th September. www.theukdrumshow.com Only 200 snares worldwide are available to honour Ludwig’s first ever Signature Series Supraphonic Snare. These are replicas of

By | 2017-09-21T21:36:08+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Code Drumheads now available from Active Music

Active Music is delighted to announce that as of September 1st they are the exclusive distributors for Code Drumheads in the UK and Eire. Designed in the UK, Code drumheads offer the cost conscious player or weekend warrior a great alternative to other higher priced brands. Launched only a few years ago Code have grown

By | 2017-09-19T23:24:15+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Remo Presents “Drummer Night” 2017 – Even More New Names Added! This Saturday!

Remo present DrummerNight, in association with the major drum and cymbal companies, a benefit show in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. It will be held at Manchester Central on the 23rd September 2017 as part of The UK Drum Show. DrummerNight will gather together legendary and amazing drummers to support Teenage Cancer Trust for one

By | 2017-09-19T23:20:18+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Backstage with Steve Barney

In the next episode of the ‘Backstage with…’ series, Mike talks to Steve Barney, drummer with Anastacia (since 2009) and currently out with Mike and The Mechanics. In this episode, Mike travelled to the BIC in Bournemouth to catch up with Steve when he was recently touring with Anastacia on date 13 of the 14

By | 2017-09-14T11:07:21+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Categories: Features|0 Comments

Win a 20” Zildjian A Custom ride signed by artists at The UK Drum Show in Manchester

To celebrate the A Custom’s 25th anniversary, and in association with Zildjian, mikedolbear.com and Headstock, visitors to The UK Drum Show can be in with a chance to win a 20” ride. All you need to do is find your way to the Zildjian stand at The UK Drum Show on the 23rd/24th September and

By | 2017-09-14T13:29:52+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Zildjian Celebrates The 25th Anniversary Of “A Custom” Cymbal Series

The Avedis Zildjian Company has announced that it will celebrate its 25th Anniversary of its “A Custom” cymbals, beginning in September of 2017. In 1992, the A Custom Series broke new ground in Zildjian's cymbal manufacturing techniques and is now considered one of the most iconic and popular cymbals in the world. A Custom is

By | 2017-09-13T11:48:52+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Win a Premier Modern Classic Snare Drum with Absolute Music

As part of the 2017 Absolute Music Superstore Anniversary celebrations, the music retailer (based near Poole and Bournemouth in Dorset) has teamed up with iconic UK drum brand Premier, to give you the chance to win a Premier Modern Classic Snare while showing off what you can do around a drum kit. All you have

By | 2017-09-07T19:54:33+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Win a Premier Modern Classic Snare Drum with Absolute Music

Giovanni Hidalgo Fundraiser At London’s Jazz Café October 4th

Giovanni Evening of Performances from UK’s Top Percussionists and Online Fundraising Auction Sponsored by Latin Percussion and GEWA Music A benefit event for Grammy™ Award-winning conga player, Giovanni Hidalgo is scheduled for Wednesday, October 4th at London’s Jazz Café. Hosted by Jamiroquai percussionist, Sola Akingbola, the evening will feature some of the UK’s

By | 2017-09-01T19:09:02+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Giovanni Hidalgo Fundraiser At London’s Jazz Café October 4th