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Showroom: Ahead Mach 1 Bass Drum Pedals

The Mach 1 Pro single pedal with Quick Torque offers a heavy-duty design; fully adjustable beater angle and spring tension; Quick Torque cam to enhance speed, return action, and performance; adjustable two-way beater (felt or plastic), and a dual-chain drive…

Modern Drummer
Apr 20, 2015

News: Big Band Debuts New Website for Ahead Products

A year in the making, the new Ahead website is designed with a fresh look, user-friendly navigation, and updated information on all Ahead products and artists. Viewers can now find information on old and new Ahead products, including drumsticks, mallets,…

Modern Drummer
Nov 19, 2014

New Sticks, Marching Mallets, and Pads From Ahead!

Ahead’s new signature stick models include the 16.25" Phil Rudd (AC/DC) Super 5A, the 16" Lucky Lehrer Speed Stick, and the 17" Carlos Figeroa. The drumsticks feature ergonomically tuned handle diameters and a precision alloy core for negligible weight and…

Modern Drummer
Jun 17, 2014

Ahead Custom Molded Earplugs

Ahead Custom Molded Earplugs (ACME) are nontoxic, hypoallergenic, and EPA approved, and they allow users to quickly create a personal set of soft, silicone earplugs. The ACME kit comes with easy-to-follow instructions for combining the components, placing them in the…

Modern Drummer
May 29, 2012