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Past Contests

Modern Drummer is the world’s most widely read drum magazine, is dedicated entirely to the art of drumming and caters to the needs of amateur, semi-pro, and professional drummers.

Enter To Win This Beautiful Love Custom Drums Kit!

The prize features a five-piece kit that includes 6x10, 7x12, and 12x14 toms, a 14x20 bass drum, and a 6x14 hand-rolled stainless steel snare with a Trick G007 throw-off, Puresound wires, and Evans heads. The bass drum and tom shells…

Modern Drummer
Mar 1, 2017

Enter To Win A $100 Cascio Music Gift Card!

  The Entrance Period for the contest has ended. Winners will be contacted. Thanks for entering!   Modern Drummer Online Contest Consumer Disclosure CHILDREN'S PRIVACY: IF YOU'RE 14 YEARS OF AGE OR YOUNGER, PLEASE READ THIS! If you are a…

Modern Drummer
Nov 22, 2016
Modern Drummer
Jun 1, 2016

Win This Incredible Prize From Pearl Drums and V-Classic Cymbals!

Contest valued at over $6,447! The Prize This incredible contest features a five-piece Pearl Masters Maple Complete shell pack in Vermillion Sparkle finish. The kit includes 8x12 and 7x10 rack toms, a 16x16 floor tom, an 18x22 kick drum, and…

Modern Drummer
Jun 1, 2016

Enter To Win This Incredible Prize From Bucks County Drum Company and Zildjian Cymbals!

Contest valued at over $3,600! This incredible prize includes a three-piece Bucks County Drum Company Semi-Solid bop kit with a satin wenge veneer finish, Gretsch-style lugs, and black-nickel hardware. The 8x12 rack tom features five maple plies fused to a…

Modern Drummer
Mar 14, 2016

Enter to Win One of Two Incredible Prizes From Paiste and Yamaha!

Paiste and Yamaha have teamed up to help kick off Modern Drummer’s fortieth year with this incredible contest valued at over $5,000! Yamaha five-piece Stage Custom Birch acoustic drumset with Yamaha 700 Series hardware First Prize: The Yamaha DTX502 Hybrid…

Modern Drummer
Dec 9, 2015

Be a Winner in the Premier Drums and Sabian Cymbals Contest

Total prize package worth $6,450! Premier presents its new Modern Classic Club kit, which was reviewed in the February 2015 issue of Modern Drummer: “The subtle vintage/retro vibe of this kit makes it look as timeless as it sounds.” Sabian…

Modern Drummer
Aug 1, 2015

Win a SensiTone Beaded Brass Snare Drum from Darkest Hour's Travis Orbin and Pearl! (Updated)

Darkest Hour - Rockstar Mayhem Festival 2014 Travis Orbin is currently on tour with Darkest Hour, marking the band’s twentieth anniversary by performing the Undoing Ruin album in its entirety. To celebrate this milestone, Pearl, Zildjian, Vic Firth, and Remo…

Modern Drummer
Jun 8, 2015

Be a Winner in the Canopus Drums, Dream Cymbals, and Humes & Berg Contest

Total prize package worth $9,000! First Prize: Canopus 5-piece Yaiba II Groove Kit (18x22 bass drum, 16x16 floor tom, 8x12 and 8x10 toms, and 6.5x14 snare, birch shells) with hardware; a Dream Ignition Pack Plus that includes 14" hi-hats, an…

Modern Drummer
May 1, 2015

Win a pair of signed Vic Firth drumsticks from Dirty Heads drummer Matt Ochoa, plus a signed vinyl copy of the Sound of Change

Due to a database error, The Dirty Heads contest has been extended until June 10th, 2015. Everyone who entered previously will need to reenter this contest for a change to win.   Register now to win a pair of signed…

Modern Drummer
Mar 27, 2015

Win a complete set of Ludwig drums and Paiste cymbals fresh from Bonzo Bash 2015!

Due to a database error, The Ludwig Drum / Paiste Cymbals contest has been extended until June 10th, 2015. Everyone who entered previously will need to reenter this contest for a chance to win. This iconic drumset was specially configured…

Modern Drummer
Feb 3, 2015

The Great “Girl on Fire??? Snare Drum Giveaway!

http://youtu.be/pAzsmrQ7eMQ Win the GMS snare drum that drummer Dylan Wissing used on Alicia Keys’ song “Girl on Fire”! Plus other great prizes from Sabian, Aquarian, Promark, PureSound, Drummer’s Resource, Audio School Online, and Indie Studio Drummer. Wissing is giving away…

Modern Drummer
Dec 2, 2014

Win an Autographed Dying Fetus CD and a Sabian XS20 Rock Crash Cymbal

To celebrate Dying Fetus, with Trey Williams on drums, heading back into the studio for the first time since the release of Reign Supreme, three lucky winners will each receive an autographed CD and a Sabian XS20 cymbal signed by…

Modern Drummer
Dec 1, 2014

Win a Master Class With the Cookers’ Billy Hart!

Think you can hang with Billy Hart of the Cookers? Register now to win a once-in-a-lifetime master class with the legendary drummer, or prizes from Zildjian Sticks and Cymbals and Pearl Drums! To celebrate the release of the Cookers’ new…

Modern Drummer
Nov 15, 2014