News (General)

Award-Winning UK Percussionist Pete Lockett Joins Latin Percussion Family

London-based multi-instrumentalist and percussionist Pete Lockett has signed on as an official endorser of Latin Percussion (LP). One of the world’s most respected percussionists, Lockett is best known for his diverse body of work including recording and touring with Björk, Peter Gabriel, Robert Plant, Dido, Bill Bruford, Jeff Beck and Noel Gallagher among many others.

By | 2017-11-13T14:22:39+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Award-Winning UK Percussionist Pete Lockett Joins Latin Percussion Family

Sabian introduce Tollspire Chimes

Sabian introduces the Tollspire Chimes – a set of 5 conically-shaped micro-splashes, sized in quarter-inch increments from 4.75" to 5.75". Crafted from Sabian B20 Bronze, they are rolled and tempered from splash- thickness blanks, then formed into a cupless, conical shape. The result is a compelling combination of chime, bell and splash, offering melodic sounds

By | 2017-11-13T14:19:44+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Sabian introduce Tollspire Chimes

Pre order from Hudson Music and Mark Colenburg – The Beat Matrix Unlocked

Coming soon from Hudson Music and Mark Colenburg, a new Book with Video: The Beat Matrix Unlocked - A new template for the art of hip-hop drumming. The Beat Matrix Unlocked contains over 300 examples covering unique approaches to hip-hop drumming and groove creativity. Challenge your feel, independence, and chops while expanding your groove knowledge and sound options.

By | 2017-11-09T11:54:21+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Pre order from Hudson Music and Mark Colenburg – The Beat Matrix Unlocked

Aaron Spears Clinic – PMT Romford, November 9th

In association with mikedolbear.com, Aaron Spears is holding a clinic at PMT Romford as his only UK date on Thursday November 9th. The event will be held at PMT Romford, 10-14 Eastern Avenue East, RM1 4DR at 7pm and tickets, priced at £12.50, are available from www.aaron-spears.eventbrite.co.uk The event is sponsored by DW, Zildjian, Remo

By | 2017-10-13T12:51:13+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Aaron Spears Clinic – PMT Romford, November 9th

Sonor Drums release more details about new AQ2 Series launched at this year’s UK Drum Show in Manchester

The new AQ2 Series from Sonor was launched on September 23 and 24 at the UK Drum Show in Manchester. Two days later it was launched globally online at a live event on onlinelessons.tv and Facebook live. The AQ2 range features; 100% maple shells New designed „SmartMount“ - The minimalistic yet functional design of the

By | 2017-10-10T22:48:48+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Sonor Drums release more details about new AQ2 Series launched at this year’s UK Drum Show in Manchester

Young Drummer Of The Year 2018 Entrance Is Now Open!

  Entrance to the mikedolbear.com Young Drummer Of The Year competition 2018 is now open! Between October 1st and November 15th 2017 drummers aged 16 and under can enter the UK's original and Number 1 drumming competition. To enter, just go to http://www.youngdrummeroftheyear.com/How_to_Enter.htm and download your entry form. This year, the method of entry has

By | 2017-09-30T23:52:00+00:00 September 30th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Young Drummer Of The Year 2018 Entrance Is Now Open!

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|Comments Off on Bob Henrit and Nigel Constable to appear at Simon John’s Vintage Drum Show

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|Comments Off on The Alex Van Halen Signature Supraphonic Snare Drums Arrive in the UK

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|Comments Off on Code Drumheads now available from Active Music

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