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  • Enter to Win Glen Sobel’s Mapex Alice Cooper Touring Kit Plus More Great Prizes From Sabian, Gibraltar, Evans, and Regal Tip
    Enter to Win Glen Sobel’s Mapex Alice Cooper Touring Kit Plus More Great Prizes From Sabian, Gibraltar, Evans, and Regal Tip
    News - October 1, 2014
    This is the kit Glen used on the 2012-13 Alice Cooper tour! The Mapex MyDentity set features 7-ply maple shells with 30-degree bearing edges and includes two 18x22 bass drums; 8x10, 9x12, and 10x13 mounted toms; two 16x16 floor toms; a 16x18 floor tom; and a Black Panther 5.5x14 Machete snare drum. Holding it all together is a new Gibraltar Spider Rack System, complete with a double pedal, legless hi-hat stand, and hardware for up to nine cymbal placements. The included 5-piece Sabian AAX Stage Performance Set of cymbals contains 14" AAX Stage Hats, a 16" AAX Stage crash, a 20" AAX Stage ride, and a 19" AA Holy China. Evans drumheads and gear includes a 14" Heavyweight snare head; two 22" EMAD Heavyweight bass drum heads; 10", 12", 13", 16" (two), and 18" EC2 Clear tom heads; a magnetic drum key; a 12" Speed Pad, a red vintage logo T-shirt, and an Inked gift card. The winner will also receive a dozen pairs of Regal Tip Metal X MTLXW sticks....
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  • November 2014 Issue of Modern Drummer featuring Mark Guiliana
    November 2014 Issue of
    Modern Drummer
    featuring
    Mark Guiliana

    News - September 30, 2014
    See what's in the pages on of the November 2014 issue of Modern Drummer magazine featuring Mark Guiliana!
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  • Influences: Bill Stevenson
    Influences: Bill Stevenson
    Feature Stories - September 29, 2014
    Drummer Bill Stevenson is among the most influential musicians associated with West Coast punk rock, on any instrument. After making his name with seminal hard-core band Black Flag in the ’80s, Stevenson proceeded to set a standard for punk drumming with the Descendants and All, later spreading his reputation even further as producer and engineer with countless other groups. Modern Drummer’s October issue includes an Influences feature detailing Stevenson’s career highlights; here we speak directly with the iconic figure.
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  • Showroom: 1710 Percussion Delivers Custom Drums With Powerful Sounds
    Showroom: 1710 Percussion Delivers Custom Drums With Powerful Sounds
    News and Events - September 29, 2014
    1710 Percussion is a Maryland-based company that creates custom drums for rock, folk, jazz, classical, funk, and gospel drummers....
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  • Win an Autographed Drumhead and Second Nature CD From Flying Colors
    Win an Autographed Drumhead and Second Nature CD From Flying Colors
    News - September 29, 2014
    To celebrate the release of Second Nature, the new album by Flying Colors, with Mike Portnoy on drums, one lucky winner will receive a drumhead signed by the band members plus the new CD....
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    Showroom: “Select a Head” Licensed Drumhead Displays
    News and Events - September 26, 2014
    Select a Head drumhead displays have garnered the attention of internationally touring rock and metal bands, including Korn, Queensryche, and Styper....
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    Benefit For The Breast Cancer Can Stick It! Foundation
    News and Events - September 25, 2014
    Rock Bands And Drummers “Stick It” To Breast Cancer With Rock ‘N’ Roll Benefits in Eight Texas Cities During October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Throughout October, Texas will deliver a knock-out punch to breast cancer with eight […]
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  • Encore: Adam Wade on Shudder to Think’s Pony Express Record
    Encore: Adam Wade on Shudder to Think’s Pony Express Record
    Encore - September 25, 2014
    Though Adam Wade cut his teeth with seminal ’90s noise rockers Jawbox, he didn’t truly come into his own until joining fellow Beltway-based post-hardcore pioneers Shudder to Think. Manning the drumkit on the latter’s prog-pop masterpiece Pony Express Record—an under-sung treasure of the alt-rock epoch—Wade weathered Shudder’s stylistic schizophrenia and time-signature hopscotch to deliver a classic performance worthy of air-drum immortality....
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    Showroom: Proline PLDR6 Snare Rack
    The Showroom - September 25, 2014
    Proline’s PLDR6 utility rack enables drummers to store and display multiple drums safely, without cases, while keeping them easily accessible for practice, performance, recording, and rehearsals....
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    Yamaha DBR Series and CBR Loudspeakers Offer Power and Portability
    News and Events - September 19, 2014
    Yamaha introduces two new additions to its portable loudspeaker lineup, the powered DBR series and the passive CBR series. The DBR series, the follow-up to the DSR and DXR series, represents the most portable powered loudspeakers that Yamaha offers. Three new models, DBR10, DBR12 and DBR15, feature state-of-the-art DSP (Digital Signal Processing) technology inherited from their predecessors, ensuring superior performance and versatility, along with safe, consistent operation. Yamaha’s FIR-X tuning uses linear phase FIR filters for the crossover, achieving more accurate and smooth response for clarity and imaging. D-CONTOUR dynamic multi-band processing applies optimized settings for either front-of-house or floor monitoring applications....
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  • The Loop Loft Releases “Joey Waronker Drums”
    The Loop Loft Releases “Joey Waronker Drums”
    News - September 17, 2014
    The Loop Loft announces the release of Joey Waronker Drums, a collection of drum loops, multi-tracks, samples, and MIDI featuring the legendary drummer and producer....
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    Daniel Glass Clinics
    News and Events - September 16, 2014
    Daniel Glass Clinics the week of September 15, 2014.
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  • Los Cabos Updates Randy Black Signature Stick
    Los Cabos Updates Randy Black Signature Stick
    Multimedia - September 16, 2014
    Randy Black’s rubberized dipped series will no longer be available as of Sept 30, 2014. The model will undergo cosmetic changes but all dimensions will stay intact. The sticks will now have a high gloss black finish from the neck of the tip to the butt end. There will also be an option to buy the stick in the normal Los Cabos White Hickory finish....
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    Rhythm! Discovery Center Joins Smithsonian Magazine’s Tenth Annual Museum Day Live!
    News and Events - September 15, 2014
    Rhythm! Discovery Center will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, September 27, 2014, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s tenth annual Museum Day Live!
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    Guitar Center Given Top Honors At 2014 Content Marketing Awards
    News and Events - September 15, 2014
    Guitar Center’s social media channel takes home three awards at the esteemed Content Marketing Awards conference.
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  • Korg Cliphit Drumkit Turns Tables Into Drumsets
    Korg Cliphit Drumkit Turns Tables Into Drumsets
    The Showroom - September 12, 2014
    The Cliphit consists of three vibration-sensitive clips that attach to desktops, tables, or any other nearby surface to instantly transform it into a portable electronic drumset....
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    #PEACEROCKS On International Day of Peace
    News - September 11, 2014
    JOHN VARVATOS INVITES YOU TO JOIN RINGO AND AN ALL STARR BAND AT THIS SPECIAL PERFORMANCE IN LOS ANGELES The John Varvatos Fall 2014 Campaign Features Ringo Starr #PEACEROCKS Charitable Initiative Benefitting The David Lynch […]
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  • Kumu Drums
    Finnish-Made Kumu Drums Now Available in the US
    News and Events - September 11, 2014
    Founded in 1984, Kumu Drums offers handmade shells from 6" to 28". Made of top-quality Finnish birch, the four different shell thicknesses include the Original, which is the foundation of the “Kumu Sound” and features 4-ply shells with 2-ply SoulRings; the Original 5-ply bass drum with SoulRings; and the Original 4-ply snare with 4-ply SoulRings....
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  • The Sessions
    The Sessions Event At McNally Smith College of Music
    News and Events - September 10, 2014
    The Sessions is a powerful and interactive presentation where artists sharpen their music business skills in pursuit of excellence in their careers.
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  • Drumerica Announces 2014 Contest Winners!
    Drumerica Announces 2014 Contest Winners!
    News and Events - September 10, 2014
    The winners were selected by judging panels made up of world-famous drummers and drum educators, including Gorden Campbell, Tommy Igoe, Arin Ilejay, Cobus Potgieter, Johnny Rabb, Steve Smith, Bryan Hitt, Hannah Ford Welton, Jake Garland, John DeChristopher, Demian Arriaga, Dylan Taylor, Nia Lovelis, and Antoine Fadavi, plus the editors of Modern Drummer magazine....
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  • On an album full of over-driven guitar, dreamy and sometimes ominous soundscapes, strong melody and lyrical content, Vinnie Amico’s drums refuse to be relegated to the background....

    moe. No Guts, No Glory

    On an album full of over-driven guitar, dreamy and sometimes ominous soundscapes, strong melody and lyrical content, Vinnie Amico’s drums refuse to be relegated to the background….