A durable, easy-to-tune option with just the right amount of built-in dampening.

Attack Drumheads has been around since the ’80s, under different ownership. In October 2018, the brand was acquired by Cardinal Percussion of Youngstown, Ohio.

This was my first time playing Attack heads, and I received our demo model from Neuron Percussion, the exclusive distributor for the brand in my native New Zealand. The representative at Neuron described a few innovative features of Attack drumheads. One is the pressure-fitted, glue-less steel locking collar, which is said to make for a louder and more open tone. While the heads are made in Taiwan, all of Attack’s coated models use Dura-Coat material that is manufactured in the USA. Attack’s Baron model utilizes a DynaFlex polyester film, as opposed to the Mylar S material used on its Royal series.

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