Past Contests

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The Great Evans/PureSound Zoro Giveaway!

To celebrate Zoro’s In the Pocket columns in Modern Drummer, D’Addario is giving away three sets of his gear! One each, except where noted: • 24" Evans EQ3 resonant bass drum head • Evans Tom Pack: G2 Clear 12", 13",…

Modern Drummer
Nov 4, 2014

Win an Incredible Prize Package From Roland and QSC!

Modern Drummer has teamed up with Roland an QSC to bring you this prize package worth over $5,200. The package includes: • Roland TD-15K V-Drums kit with all mesh heads, 500 instruments, 100 usercustomizable drumkits, and much more. • A…

Modern Drummer
Nov 3, 2014

Enter to Win Glen Sobel’s Mapex Alice Cooper Touring Kit Plus More Great Prizes From Sabian, Gibraltar, Evans, and Regal Tip

  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…

Modern Drummer
Oct 1, 2014

Win an Autographed Drumhead and Second Nature CD From Flying Colors

  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. Four runners-up will receive a…

Modern Drummer
Sep 29, 2014

Win The Midnight Special 11-DVD Collector’s Edition Set! Singer Eddie Money said it best when he stated, “The Midnight Special will go down in history as one of the greatest R&R shows that ever was!” The Midnight Special’s electric lineup reflected the show’s commitment not only to…

Modern Drummer
Sep 9, 2014

Enter to Win Mike Johnston's Dream Giveaway!

• Gretsch Renown Four Piece Drum Set in Vintage Pearl Finish (10",12" toms, 16" floor, 22" bass drum) / Gretsch Brushed Brass Snare Drum (5.5" x 14") • Meinl Byzance Cymbal Setup - 14" hats, 21" ride, two 18" crashes,…

Modern Drummer
Sep 1, 2014

Win a Rockstar Mayhem Festival Prize Package Including Prizes from Avenged Sevenfold, Zippo, iHome, and more!

Win goodies from the bands, friends, and sponsors from the 2014 Rockstar Mayhem Festival, including: a CD catalog from Avenged Sevenfold, Zippo lighters, flasks provided by Coldcock, safe-sex kits from WET, and other assorted prizes from iHome, Fxck Cancer, Legator…

Modern Drummer
Jun 10, 2014

Win a Ginger Baker Prize Package

To celebrate the release of Ginger Baker’s new CD, Why?, Motéma Records has put together a prize package that all Ginger Baker fans will want to get their hands on. Ginger Baker Why? Best known as the fiery, game-changing drummer…

Modern Drummer
Jun 9, 2014

Enter to Win This Incredible Prize Package From Gretsch, Gibraltar, LP, KAT, and Sabian

All-new Gretsch Marquee 5-Piece Kit Plus a 6.5x14 Aluminum Snare Drum With Wood Hoops The kit features 7-ply maple shells with 30-degree bearing edges and includes an 18x22 bass drum, 7x8, 7x10, and 8x12 mounted toms, and a 14x16 floor…

Modern Drummer
Jun 1, 2014

Israeli Drum Off 2014

Roi Star, drummer for popular Israeli singer Mookie, is proud to announce the first Israeli Drum Off in Tel Aviv this coming September. Judges include well-respected Israeli drummers Asher Fedi, Tomer Z, Doron Refaeli, and Nati Cohen, guitarist Shmulik Budagov,…

Modern Drummer
May 21, 2014

WIN a 9-piece Dixon Artisan Limited Wild Zebra Black Fade Kit with Hardware

Dixon Artisan Limited encourages innovation and advancement in the art of shell making by challenging its craftsmen with custom orders and the purchase of limited hardwoods, combining design, resources, and craftsmanship to produce these masterpiece outfits. Artisan Limited Wild Zebra…

Modern Drummer
Mar 1, 2014

WIN the Ultimate Hybrid Drumset from YAMAHA

This is your chance to win the ultimate Hybrid Drumkit from Yamaha — a prize worth over $5,700!  The set includes Live Custom acoustic drums (available in four colors), DTX electronic percussion components and hardware:   • 14 x 22"…

Modern Drummer
Dec 5, 2013

Win a Volto! Prize Package

To celebrate the release of Incitare—the debut album from Volto!, featuring Tool drummer Danny Carey—the band is making this incredible prize package available to one lucky winner! * Exclusive, limited edition, 180 gram audiophile vinyl edition of the album Incitare…

Modern Drummer
Nov 25, 2013

Thanks for Voting in the Modern Drummer 2016 Readers Poll

Thanks for voting! Look for the results in an upcoming issue of Modern Drummer magazine! Share a Tweet: I just voted in the @ModernDrummer Readers Poll! Follow MD on Facebook page and Twitter for more contests and the latest…

Modern Drummer
Nov 6, 2013