Best Drum Heads for Rock: 3 MUST TRY Options!

But, of all these things, the most important to me is being loud enough to cut through the mix. The rock drum head has to be able to deliver a HUGE sound to punch through the guitars and bass. Without this, the your drum heads will falter and your sound will fall flat. Also read: … Read more

Alpine MusicSafe Pro Filter Ear Plugs Review

Alpine Music Safe Pro Review

Every musician wants to enjoy the sound of their music on stage. On top of this, gig-goers want to be able to enjoy a show without ringing in their ears the next day. This is where choosing the best ear plugs comes into play. Alpine offers an amazing hearing protection accessory that is specially designed … Read more

Best Earplugs for Musicians: 5 AWESOME Picks

Hearing loss is a musician’s greatest fear. That’s why choosing the best earplugs is SO important when you’re a touring drummer or musician. The loud volumes and extremes of frequency at gigs and concerts put musicians at high risk of sustaining hearing damage and developing conditions like tinnitus. Unfortunately, being around loud noises is kind of our … Read more

Drumming Shoes: 4 factors to consider & the best options

“What are the Best Shoes for Drumming?” This question is often asked by beginners and intermediates alike on forums. And the answers to these questions usually fall in one of three categories: “It doesn’t matter, whatever works for you!” “NEVER wear shoes, play in socks or play barefoot!” “I live and die by THIS shoe!” … Read more

Best Budget Electronic Drum Kit: 5 Choices under $500


Electronic drum kits are great for beginners as they don’t take up a lot of space and don’t make anywhere near as much noise as a full kit. They’re usually a go-to choice for people learning as they are great to practise on, in-between lessons when you can’t play a full kit. They also make … Read more

How to Run Backing Tracks Live: A Step by Step Guide

Click and backing tracks for drummers

I’m sure you’ll agree with me when I say that as a band, recreating your recorded sound live is crucial. What’s the best way to do that? Simple: Use backing tracks. We receive so many compliments about our live sound because we use backing tracks live. In this post, I’m going to run through: how … Read more

Travis Barker’s Signature Sticks: 4 Great Alternatives!

When I was younger, I used to exclusively play Travis Barker’s signature drumsticks for a few reasons: Like I mentioned, this was when I was pretty new to drumming but when I started playing in bands and touring, I started going through pairs of sticks like crazy and things became very pricey, very quickly. So if … Read more

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