I’m actually going to discuss something not related to drum sound this month. Working in this store for nearly 10 years, I’ve seen lots of badly pitted (dented) heads, broken heads, broken cymbals, etc. This article is dedicated to why drum gearĀ gets damaged or broken and what can be done to prevent it.


I know it seems like I’m obsessed with good drum tone. That’s because I am! This month’s tips are also about how select the proper drum heads to sound your best. Drums are unique in that they are very sensitive to drum head selection. All manufacturers basically make their own versions of the heads other…