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Drumming news from and for the drum and percussion industry. Learn about up-coming clinics and events, tour dates, new products and albums, sponsorship changes and all else drumming.

The Beatles Hits Come Together for the First Time

News: The Beatles Hits Come Together for the First Time

Showcasing the band’s filmed work to accompany its twenty-seven No.1s, UK and US singles, the Beatles 1 is newly restored and expanded in multiple configurations for global release on November 6 by Apple Corps Ltd/UMG….

DW Day Group Shot

News: John Good and DW Drums Visit Guitar Center NYC for DW Day

On October 3, 2015 in New York City, original Kiss drummer Peter Criss, session drummers Shawn Pelton and Billy Ward, along with Foghat’s Roger Earl, Modern Drummer’s Billy Amendola, and DW Senior Executive Vice President and drum making guru John Good made an appearance at DW Day at the Guitar Center’s Union Square location….

Breast Cancer Can Stick It

News: “Breast Cancer Can Stick It!” to Host Fundraising Drumathon

Breast cancer seems to touch everyone, including the celebrity rockers who are participating in the drumathon. “I like doing charity things and I had friends and cousins that had breast cancer. So, I thought I’d join the fight,” said Carmine Appice. Vinny Appice added, “Carmine and I have always had a fighting drum attitude and now together we are fighting breast cancer.”

Ringo's 1963 Ludwig black oyster pearl three-piece drumkit

News: Julien’s Auctions Announces Ringo Starr and Barbara Bach Property Auction

Julien’s Auctions is auctioning property from the collections of Ringo Starr and Barbara Bach on December 4 and 5, 2015. The collection by Ringo and Barbara features items from their London estate and Beverly Hills and Monaco residences. Comprised of musical instruments including drums and guitars, career memorabilia from the Beatles era, and Ringo’s solo career including his All-Starr Band, the auction also contains fine antiques, custom-made eclectic furnishings, fine art, and personal items….