News: Drum News


London Drum Show lineup

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

The London Drum Show, in association with Rhythm Magazine, has announced the addition of three more drummers to its performance lineup. First up, jazz fusion drummer Anthony ‘Sweetstix’ Lewis will perform on the Masterclass Stage in association with Natal on Saturday 11th November. Having toured...

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The Scottish Drum Festival 2017

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

The Scottish Drum Festival takes place on 5th of November, from 12pm-5.30pm at St Mungos High School, Falkirk. Anika Nilles has been announced as a headliner for the show. Based in Germany, Anika’s music can be classified as a mixture of pop, rock and fusion. With tours through Europe, USA and...

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The British Drum Company returns

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

The British Drum Company made a huge splash when it launched back at the 2015 London Drum Show. Now, two years on, the firm is back – and it’s bigger and better than ever before. Al Murray, who runs the company alongside an A Team of drumming talent featuring the likes of Keith Keough and...

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TD-1KPX V-Drums Portable

Saturday, September 30th, 2017

The TD-1KPX2 offers the same innovative, highly acclaimed folding design of the TD-1KPX V-Drums Portable with an updated kick pad. Roland’s famous mesh-head V-Pads for snare and toms deliver an inspiring drumming experience with natural rebound, feel, and playability, while the kick pad is now perfect...

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Alex Van Halen Signature Snare

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

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. Only 200 snares worldwide are available to honour Ludwig’s first ever Signature Series Supraphonic Snare. These are replicas of Alex Van Halen’s...

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The Best Drum Show

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

The latest news on the London Drum Showis that Korg will be bringing top drum brands Paiste, Mapex and Vic Firth to the Show on 11 & 12 November so Expect to see innovative cymbals, the highest quality acoustic drums and some of the most sought after sticks on the market. We can also reveal...

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New Limited Edition 23” 25th Anniversary Ride Cymbal

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

In honor of A Custom’s 25th anniversary, Zildjian have now launched a Limited Edition 23” A Custom 25th Anniversary Ride cymbal.  Only 1,000 are in existence worldwide and each cymbal is numbered 1 to 1,000 and is personally signed by Craigie Zildjian.  The 25th Anniversary Ride features...

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Buddy Rich Birthday Bundle

Sunday, September 17th, 2017

2017 marks the 100th birthday celebration of the greatest drummer of all time, drumming legend Buddy Rich! Aquarian Drumheads, in partnership with Cathy Rich, is proud to offer this limited edition, Buddy Rich commemorative drumhead bundle. The 22″, monogrammed bass drumhead, with a reverse...

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The Drum Event That Gets Bigger

Monday, September 11th, 2017

We know this has featured a lot recently but this years London Drum Show is going to be something pretty special not only do they have some amazing talent on the performance stages this year but they have a lot more for you to see and look into like soundproofing for your practice room at home so...

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The Event Of The Year

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

The top drum event in the UK will be here sooner than we think so get those early bird tickets before its too late. At the show there will be live performances on the main stage by some of the worlds top players, vintage kits on show and for sale for the enthusiasts who have deep pockets and feel...

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Tour Custom drum set

Friday, July 14th, 2017

The Tour Custom Drum sets are constructed with 100 percent Maple 6- ply shells using the company’s proprietary staggered diagonal seam shell construction, building a thin drum shell that will start round and stay round. Other features include 2.3mm vintage inverted Dyna-Hoops that help focus the...

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Heirloom stainless steel snare drum

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

To honour over 100 years of Ludwig craftsmanship, the drum manufacturer has released the Heirloom stainless steel snare drum. Decorated with a custom laser-etched Heirloom Band – which has never been seen on any Ludwig snare drum before – this is a stunning addition to Ludwig’s American series...

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BeatMirror tempo tracker app

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Most musicians at one time or another have had a stressful time with the metronome. Spending time playing to a click is imperative if you want to improve your musical skill, but fighting against the click can be a sure fire way of kicking you even further out of time and causing a lot of frustration,...

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Drummer John Blackwell Dies.

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

We are sorry to report this that John Blackwell Jr, the influential drummer known for working with big name acts such as Prince, Pattie LaBelle, P Diddy, Justin Timberlake and many more, has sadly died at the age of 43. A personal hero of ours , Blackwell was known for his inventive and varied drumming...

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Remo’s DrummerNight line-up

Sunday, July 2nd, 2017

More names have been added to the Ambassadors of the Drumming who will gather together for Remo’s DrummerNight, which will raise money for Teenage Cancer Trust. On September 23rd, no less than 16 drumming legends will take the stage with an all-star line-up of musicians at The UK Drum Show in...

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