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5 Reasons to Build A Custom Drum Set

Maybe your on the fence about building a drum, or maybe you just flat out don’t want to build your own drum. Either way, these are just a handful of reasons of why you really should consider building your own custom drums. Save money. For most people this is the deciding factor to build a custom drum set as opposed …

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Who is a Custom Drum Builder and What do they want?

2013 is upon us and it’s time for me to start listening to what you want! First of all thank you for reading this blog and for venturing into the world of custom drum building! This website is meant to be a resource for custom drum builders all over the world. My goal is to create and give you the …

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6 Custom Drum Companies to Check out At NAMM 2013

The NAMM show is one of the world’s largest gathering of musical instrument manufacturers in the world, held every January in Anaheim, California, USA, at the Anaheim Convention Center. The NAMM show showcases all of the new products from drum companies (as well as guitar, bass, and basically any musical product you can think of) from all over the world …

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Practical Drumming & Life Wisdom from Ed Francis of Round Rock Drums

Today’s post comes from Ed Francis, motivational speaker, professional drum instructor and founder Round Rock Drums. In this post you’ll find a great deal of practical wisdom applied to becoming a successful drummer. Read this and apply Ed’s principles if you want to grow as a drummer and human being! Click here to leave a comment for Ed. I’ve received …

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20 Gift Ideas for Drummers and Drum Builders

Christmas is right around the corner, so it’s time to start thinking about potential gifts ideas! I’ve compiled a list of gifts that I would want for myself this Christmas, and I’ve included some of the gifts that fans on Facebook mentioned! Overall this is a list of goodies that would make any drummer/drum builder happy. You can also refer …

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DW 9000 Series Hardware Review – Drum Hardware

DW offers some great hardware for your drums. For most of my life I’ve only owned cymbal stands and hardware that I bought from friends or from Craigslist. Not anymore! I just purchased some really nice hardware from Drum Workshop and I thought that I would share what I love about my new cymbal stands and drum hardware stands. If …

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Want To Learn How To Play The Drums?

Now is the best time to start drumming! Not only is it the best time to start playing drums, but it’s also the perfect time to better yourself at your instrument. Mike Michalkow’s Drumming System does both of those things. I personally own a copy and love it. Now is an amazing time to get on board with he Drumming …

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Pro Drummer Tips: Kenny Sharretts on Resetting an Old Drum Head

Kenny Sharretts has worked as a drum tech for Melissa Etheridge, Kelly Clarkson, Peter Frampton, Joss Stone, The American Idols Live, 30 Seconds to Mars, and Smashmouth. He is the current drum tech for Stevie Wonder and Rihanna. As a drummer he has worked for several Texas legends including Monte Montgomery, Kevin Fowler, Joe King Carrassco, Rusty Wier, George Devore, …