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Christmas bash

At this years Christmas Bash we are delighted to welcome Nic Collins who has toured with Phil Collins, Genesis and Mike and the Mechanics. He’ll join regulars Karl Brazil (Robbie Williams), Alex Torjussen (Niall Horan) and of course Ash! Charity raffle with signed gear, merch stall, Bar and lots of chat with the guys during

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Aaron Spears

Aaron Spears RIP This week we lost not only a huge talent but a great man and wonderful friend, I'm stunned and heartbroken to hear about the sudden passing of Aaron, I loved that man and anyone who was lucky enough to spend time with him knows that he was a genuine, kind, caring and

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Live from a pad – part 2

In the second series of interviews Mike strips back to basics creating content in a room with no extra lights, flash camera or microphones, filmed on a phone whilst a guest plays a sticking pattern and answers some fun questions relying on good content, just 2 drummers talking over a practice pad. All these interviews

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Zildjian new 400th anniversary limited edition releases

LIMITED EDITION 400th Anniversary Glass Ornament This limited edition ornament is filled with authentic cymbal shavings from the one and only Zildjian foundry. $29.95   LIMITED EDITION 400th Anniversary T-Shirt Box Set A keepsake collection of all five Zildjian 400th Anniversary t-shirt designs - the perfect gift for any music lover. $160.00   LIMITED EDITION 400th Anniversary Drumstick

By | 2023-10-03T12:13:46+00:00 October 3rd, 2023|Categories: News|Comments Off on Zildjian new 400th anniversary limited edition releases

SONOR Expands All New Kompressor Series Snare Drum Series

SONOR Expands All New Kompressor Series Snare Drum Series Mt Juliet, TN, September 21, 2023…Following the successful launch of the Kompressor Snare Drum Series metal shell snare drums earlier this year, SONOR is wasting no time in adding two new wood snare drums to the lineup. These German Beech shells are equally powerful, responsive, and

By | 2023-09-21T17:42:44+00:00 September 21st, 2023|Categories: News|Comments Off on SONOR Expands All New Kompressor Series Snare Drum Series

Young Drummer of the year 2024

The important dates for the 2024 competition have been announced! 15th October 2023 – Entries open 15th November 2023 (23.59) – Entries close 1st December 2023 – Top 40 announced 10th December 2023 – The 10 finalists announced Sunday 11th February 2024 – The 2024 live final at the Lighthouse Theatre, Poole. Tickets go on

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INTRODUCING THE VIC FIRTH TERRA™ SERIES

INTRODUCING THE VIC FIRTH TERRA™ SERIES Vic Firth's new series of drumsticks celebrates the natural beauty our earth gifts us in each drumstick we make. Using a proprietary staining process, the unique and beautiful grains are exposed so that no two pairs are alike. Crafted from premium USA Hickory, Vic Firth Terra™ Series pays homage

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From The Archive – Bobby Graham

Bobby Graham His was the drumbeat behind two of the most famous rock riffs of all time. Bobby Graham was there at the dawn of Britpop, playing drums on The Kinks'' breakthrough singles, ‘You Really Got Me’ and ‘All Day And All Of The Night’. And it speaks volumes that Ray Davies, lyrical and

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Backstage With … Karl Brazil

This is the second episode of the new ‘Backstage with…’ series where we get to see behind the scenes with some really top flight drummers, and venture into areas that the public just never, ever see.  In this episode, Mike travels to Southampton to catch up with Karl Brazil with Robbie Williams on the third date

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Brian Bennett

Where do you start with Brian Bennett, a drummer of distinction whose like we’ll probably never see again? He occupies a place in British music history similar to the regard Buddy Rich is held in America – he was an innovator who led the line for others to follow. Bennett the benchmark. And witness his effortless

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