News (General)

Tony Roster Jnr becomes a SlapKlatz Artist

  SlapKlatz are pleased to announce the addition of Tony Roster Jnr to its list of endorsees. Tony is now part of the endorsee family which includes the likes of Benny Greb, Anika Nilles, Craig Blundell and John ‘JR’ Robinson. Tony’s musical CV reads of a who’s who in the music industry having toured with

By | 2018-12-28T23:14:47+00:00 December 28th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Tony Roster Jnr becomes a SlapKlatz Artist

YDOTY 2019 The Final 10!

Congratulations to everyone who entered the 2019 Young Drummer of the Year final! Again, the standard was through the roof - well done - it's so nice to see how many great young drummers we have coming through. Seven independent judges have worked there way through the final 40 to come up with the 2019 final

By | 2018-12-10T22:53:24+00:00 December 11th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on YDOTY 2019 The Final 10!

Mapex News – Black Panther Design Lab New Artists Press Releases

Mapex Drums is proud to welcome Greg Hutchinsonto the Mapex roster of artists and is pleased to announce that he will be among the first to showcase the new Black Panther Design Lab series of drums. Mapex Artist Relations Manager Bob Terry states, “I am absolutely thrilled to have the opportunity to work with such

By | 2018-11-30T17:22:24+00:00 November 30th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Mapex News – Black Panther Design Lab New Artists Press Releases

GEWA Drums Previews G9 Workstation

Following the unveiling of their new e-kit concept earlier in the year, GEWA Drums has recently introduced their G9 Workstation to members of the music press before its full general launch in early 2019. The G9 Workstation features a touch-screen sound engine packed with features including high-definition live drum samples of many well-known drums and

By | 2018-11-26T10:16:08+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on GEWA Drums Previews G9 Workstation

Alesis Introduces The Strike Multipad

Alesis (alesis.com) has announced the introduction of their new Strike MultiPad electronic drum instrument. Alesis designed the Strike MultiPad around the drummer’s requirement to be able to sample, edit, loop and perform in a seamless manner. To that end, the MultiPad offers 8000+ built-in sounds, 32GB of storage and the ability to record samples from

By | 2018-11-21T21:46:32+00:00 November 22nd, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Alesis Introduces The Strike Multipad

Young Drummer Of The Year 2019 – The Final 40!

Congratulations to everyone who entered 2019 Young Drummer Of The Year sponsored by Sonor Drums, Meinl cymbals and Evans drumheads! The final will take place on Sunday 3rd February at 2.00pm at the Artrix Arts Centre, Bromsgrove, B60 1AX Here, in no particular order, are 2019 Top 40. If your name is here, please make

By | 2018-11-21T23:13:59+00:00 November 21st, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Young Drummer Of The Year 2019 – The Final 40!

World’s Leading Drummers Supporting Auction For Teenage Cancer Trust

Iron Maiden’s Nicko McBrain, Ian Paice of Deep Purple, Phil Collins, and Mike Joyce from The Smiths are just some of the world’s top drummers who are donating items from their kits to 12 Drummers Drumming. The online auction, which is raising money for Teenage Cancer Trust, will go live on 21st November. This year

By | 2018-11-20T23:47:51+00:00 November 21st, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on World’s Leading Drummers Supporting Auction For Teenage Cancer Trust

INDe Drum Lab Releases RESoArmor Coating For Incredibly Durable Snare Drums

Independent Drum Lab has developed a new coating technology that is hand-applied to the shell, and bonds directly to the wood fibres, allowing it to resonate efficiently along with the shell.  The material allows nearly unlimited options for colour schemes and designs, making each drum one-of-a-kind.  The completed drums are highly impact and weather resistant,

By | 2018-11-16T12:41:44+00:00 November 16th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on INDe Drum Lab Releases RESoArmor Coating For Incredibly Durable Snare Drums

Sabian Education Network Hosts First Live Event In The UK

SEN Director Joe Bergamini and Stanton Moore at the London UK Drum Show SEN Event On September 29 and 30, 2018 the SABIAN Education Network hosted its first live event for drum teachers at the UK Drum Show in Manchester, England. There were two sessions: one on Saturday with panelists Derrick Mckenzie, Stanton

By | 2018-10-14T08:53:06+00:00 October 14th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Sabian Education Network Hosts First Live Event In The UK
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