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1001 Drummers Needed – Play Your Part

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Drum world record attempt set for November 21st at Event City, Manchester *REGISTRATION NOW OPEN* #1001drummers drumBEAT 2014 is an event that will see 1001 drummers gather together in a very large space to play together, in time with each other,

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New Promark Signature Sticks from Fig & Gatzen

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    Promark introduces the Anton Fig signature drumstick. The stick has a short taper making it a forward heavy stick that generates a lot of sound. Made of hickory, it features a large wooden barrel tip. The handle of

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Get Moore – Stanton Hits The UK With Clinic Dates

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  Stanton Moore undertakes a run of clinics and masterclasses during October. UK CLINIC & MASTERCLASS TOUR presented by mikedolbear.com and the Mike Dolbear affiliated drum schools Wednesday 8th-Nottingham masterclass 0115 941 7493 Thursday 9th-Leeds clinic -Northern DrumCentre01274 371271 Friday

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Telling Big Stories

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Mr. Big are back with their second studio album …The Stories We Could Tell after the reunion of all the original members. The new album recorded under the direction of Pat Regan (Deep Purple, KISS, Warrant, Keel) hits stores in

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Russ And Rashid Go Over The Edge

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Mapex Artists Russ Miller and Rashid Williams are all set to hit the road stopping in 15 cities across the USA for the Mapex SONIClear Over the Edge Tour. The tour gives the opportunity for players to experience first-hand the sound

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Legendary Afrobeat drummer Tony Allen releases Film of Life

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The master drummer’s album has the ring of a true self-portrait, an overview of his rich and exemplary career that brings together bebop, Afrobeat, jazz and psychedelic pop. Film of Life travels back through Allen’s rich musical life, providing the

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Billy Cobham Reunites With Tama

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Billy Cobham has announced that he has —once again— become an official endorser of Tama drums. Perhaps no other drummer and drum brand seem more inextricably tied in the collective memory of drum fans than Cobham and Tama. With jazz-fusion

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Fred Gretsch Leads Historic Gretsch Drums Walking Tour

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Gretsch Drums with Main Drag Music and Steve Maxwell Drum Shop host exclusive event for Gretsch enthusiasts On a sunny afternoon in July, twenty lucky Gretsch Drum enthusiasts were treated to a once-in-a-lifetime event, as current President and fourth generation founding

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Next Level of Dry

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Meinl Cymbals Introduces Byzance Vintage Series Pure Hi-hats and Pure Crashes Building on the success of the Byzance Vintage Pure Rides, Meinl cymbals has released Vintage Pure Hi-hats and Vintage Pure Crashes. Available in the following models: 14″ Pure Hi-hat,

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Pete Lockett Solo ‘Drums Around The World’ UK Tour – Fall 2014

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Award winning percussionist Pete Lockett treats us to an incredibly dynamic, entertaining and informative showcase of drumming and percussion from every part of the globe. The exploration of world rhythms is complemented by subtle sound design and electronics.  The combination

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