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    Wuhan Snare Drums??

    I was just looking on eBay and saw this.. <a href="">Ebay.. Wuhan Brass Snare Drum</a> Has anyone ever had any experience with these? I've never...
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    Dennis Chambers

    Saw this guy two nights ago, he's amazing! definitely one of the best out there.. what do you all think?
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    I need a snare..

    that I can buy for around $200-$400 (Australian Dollars). I don't know pretty much anything about snares, I just want a nice sound and a snare that'll last me easily 3-4 years or more. also one that would be kinda easy to tune.. Any suggestions?? thanks in advance..
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    Saw Santana Last night..

    wow.. I didn't know DENNIS CHAMBERS was playing with them! It was their last ever show in Australia, and it was amazing! no pics, sorry. they wouldn't let me take my camera in.. but I can tell you Dennis played a 10-15 minute drum solo, and it was entertaining heh.
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    Touring with the band of your choice..

    Ok so say your band was about to kick off their world-wide tour.. What band would you want to be supporting you? What band would you like to support? Keeping in mind, you have to be with these people for a longg time and so on. I'd personally choose Tool, because Danny Carey is a cool guy...
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    My Film

    Lately I've been getting into some film, and so a few of my friends and I made this film. It's gonna be a trilogy, so the whole thing won't make pretty much any sense.. <object width="425" height="355"><param name="movie" value=""></param><param...
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    My sound system problem..

    well recently i found this old stereo system with some nice speakers which i thought would do well in my room, with my kit. anyways, the whole reason, or main reason, i wanted them, was to play the drums to them.. well, now that i have put them in, it seems that whenever i hit the bass drum...
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    Stick Sizes..

    Ok, Now i know i'll sound like a bit of a bad drummer asking this.. But how does the size pattern or legend go for sticks? What do the numbers mean? And what do the letters mean? I just use 7A's, cause they feel good. But I would like to know what other sizes of sticks there are, incase...
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    well, In my room is my drum kit.. Also in my room is my deodorant and perfume.. Just before, today, i put some perfume on next to my kit, and it got me thinking.. does the smell/whatever it is, from perfume or deodorant do anything to your drum kit? like does it destroy ur cymbals or anything...
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    Jazz/Fusion drumming..

    Ok, so I'm a bit of a rock/metal drummer.. as much as I love it, I wanna be the best I can be.. I've noticed a lot of people talking about Fusion drumming, What is it? (if that's a relevant question). What bands or drummers play fusion? What are the basic concepts of fusion drumming? Another...
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    Your Favorite drumming album

    I was just listening to Lateralus (by Tool) and I cannot get over how amazing the drumming on the album is! so now I ask you, what album do you think has good drumming the entire way through? mine ofcourse is Lateralus - Tool (drummer is Danny Carey) p.s. sorry if this has been covered, i...
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    Need a new crash, what would suit...

    What kind of crash would suit my current cymbals?? i currently have a 10" ZXT Zildjian titanium fast splash, 18" ZBT Zildjian China, and a 20" Meinl Meteor Ride (i'm gonna get a new one after i get a new crash) So basically, what crash cymbals would suit my current setup? i am currently using...
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    Zildjian ZBT China

    Well I was out with the school band last night playing at one of the awards nights for my school, and while I was setting up the drum kit, another drummer form my school was helping me setup... I was talking to him about cymbals (because he brought all his own cymbals) and I happened to mention...
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    Drum off (Video) Danny Carey vs. Mike Portnoy!

    Ok, so i found this video on youtube. Watch the whole thing, then vote which you think is better. Remember, its the drummer, you are not voting on the band! <object width="425" height="350"><param name="movie" value=""></param><param name="wmode"...
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    My video

    Well, one of my friends was bugging me to get a video of me drumming, so i decided i'd do it, and put it on here to see what other drummers think i should work on. The toms sound like crap, i think cause 1, the small room, 2, its a bad sound quality recording on the camera i was using. <embed...
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    My Meinl Crash

    Ok, so i've had my drum kit for several years now, have never replaced my cymbals... but when i started playin around with the drum blueprint program i found my crash cymbal wasn't on there. A meinl 16" Meteor crash anyway, i was lookin around and i couldn't find it anywhere on the net. was...
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    Search bar?

    this may not be the place to post this, but i would like to raise an issue of this site. To solve the problem of people writing about the same topic all the time, why not put in a search bar? just an idea, ohh and if there is already a search bar, please tell me this, i have a habit of not...
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    Telling a good cymbal from a bad one

    Ok, so i bought a new splash just the other day... 10" Zildjian ZXT Titanium fast splash... its great.. sounds awsome but i took a closer look at it today, and there seems to be small green marks on it or something... almost like bird crap how can i tell if its rust, mould, breaks (cracks)...
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    The Best clock i have ever seen in my LIFE!!

    Wow, i was at the music shop today, fixing up my snare and getting a new cymbal (10" Ziljian splash) and i noticed a clock hanging up by the counter... the base of it was an evans skin, with the arrows. Nothing else, just an evans head, but it was made into a working clock, with no numbers...
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    Do you play hand percussion?

    Do you play hand percussion? or just the drum kit? or both? i personally play both, as well as percussion... I play the djembe drum and the Egyptian Tabla, only started the Egyptian tabla this year (after i got it from Egypt) but I've played djembe for 3 years now...