2014 Drummies Award winners announced!

USA’s DRUM! announces the winners of its 2014 Drummies awards     DRUM SET CATEGORIES Drummer Of The Year: Mike Portnoy Runners Up: Jeff ‘Tain’ Watts, Josh Freese, Mike Mangini Rising Star: Hannah Ford Runners Up: Deric Dickens (The Dickens


Meinl Cymbals introduces Byzance Vintage Series Pure hi-hats and crashes

Meinl Cymbals introduces Pure hi-hats and crashes to the Byzance Vintage series! Building on the success of the Byzance Vintage Pure Rides, Meinl cymbals is now releasing Vintage Pure hi-hats (14″ and 15″) and Vintage Pure crashes (18″ and 20″). The

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New Benny Greb DVD to be made with YOUR support!

Benny Greb’s new DVD, ‘The Art and Science of Groove’, is ready and waiting to be made with the support of crowd funding.  Benny said, “This Campaign works on an all or nothing basis. In case I don’t reach the


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Funky Fives

Quirky quintuplets to funkify your grooves


Hands and Feet Tied – part III

Free your hands and feet with these co-ordination challenges


Progressing beats

Jungle Drummer brings one-bar or eight-bar breaks, the choice is yours…



Heroes of drumming: Butch Vig

Producer-turned-drummer-turned-star. How often does that happen?

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Healthy Mind, Healthy Body

Ideas to warm you up in a relaxed and calm way


The Riser: Stuart Browne

Stuart Browne – Mr So & So


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Provenance Snare Drums

What do the West Pier at Brighton and a 1962 VW van have in common? We find out…


Odery Custom Series Teak kit

Warmth and clarity from a bespoke Brazilian beauty

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Sonix 922 Rock Kit

Rock out with this reasonably priced kit that gives a lot of bang for your buck



It’s only rock’n’roll…

We meet the drummers who put the beat into the heart of 1950s British rock‘n’roll.


The French connection

Bastille’s beat provider Chris ‘Woody’ Wood on ascending through the musical ranks, technology and mega-tours. Words: Andy Hughes. Images: Gregory Nolan

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Standing in the foreground

Fresh from his appearance on BGT, MckNasty gives us an insight into his background, his future and his very unique style of playing… Words: Jungle Drummer. Images: Thru-a-Lupe photographic

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