Drum Sets, Drum Sticks, Drum Heads, and More!

When you start playing drums, you will need some new gear to help you practice, improve, and pursue your passion. To make things easier, we’ve put together the ultimate gear guide, so you can choose the materials that are right for you. Take a look and let us know what you think!

From drum sticks to cymbals, get insider info from our top drum instructors.

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Which Drum Sticks Are the Best?


Your drum sticks are your tools of the trade, but with so many different brands, choosing drum sticks can be overwhelming. We’ve taken the guess work out for you, here’s everything you need to know about the top drum stick brands.
» Which Drum Sticks Are the Best?

The Best Drum Set Brands

This guide will help you make a more informed decision in your search for your first (or next) set of drums.

» The Best Drum Set Brands

A Crash Course on Cymbals

Your cymbals make up a complex, beautiful mix of voices. When it comes to cymbals, there are important things for you to consider like tonal color, size, finish, and application.

» A Crash Course on Cymbals

All About Drum Thrones

As a drummer, you will sit at your instrument for hours at a time. If you have a drum set that came with a drum throne, chances are you will want to upgrade to something a bit more comfortable…

» The Best Drum Thrones

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