Having never lived particularly close to a large, well-stocked drum shop, I was, up until recently, mostly unfamiliar with TRX cymbals. I’d seen a few reviews, and I’d certainly noticed their appearance on the drum kits of just about every up and coming monster player on Youtube, but I’d yet to see any in […]Read more "TRX Dark Icon Series Cymbals"
Note: Contest ended on Tuesday 2/28/12 Hello everyone! I could not be more thrilled to announce our very first contest over here at Drum Gear Review! To help send a little extra attention to two very exciting young companies, we’ll be giving one reader a prize package that includes: 1 17” Faith series crash from […]Read more "Imperial Cymbals Faith 3 Pre-Pack Review"
I wanted to share a link to a recent review I did for DRUM! Magazine. Earlier this week, they posted the full copy from my review of the Paiste Twenty Masters Collection cymbals. This was my first article for the magazine, and it was a lot of fun. If you have a few minutes, please […]Read more "Paiste Twenty Masters Collection"
Some time ago, on a trip to New York, I convinced my girlfriend to let me peek into Steve Maxwell’s Drum Shop. I did my best to keep my visit brief, but still managed to kill the better part of an hour drooling over the shop’s stock. Among the most exciting items on the […]Read more "First Review with Video – Istanbul Agop 20″ OM crash"
Note: In researching the model for this review, I found out it has been discontinued. However, there are still plenty available around the web. Zildjian’s Constantinople series was created to replicate and expand upon the coveted Old K sound heard on so many seminal bop recordings of the 1950s and 60s. Designed with the input […]Read more "Zildjian 22″ Constantinople Flat Ride"