Maple/birch shells, precise bearing edges, and a snare drum exchange program…at a midrange price? Yes, please! First Thoughts Mapex sweetens the deal for Armory kit buyers with a unique offer. If you decide within two weeks of the purchase date that the supplied Tomahawk snare isn’t your cup of ... » Learn More about Mapex Armory Review
Acoustic drum kits
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- Gammon Drum Sets
- Gretsch Catalina Maple
- Ludwig Breakbeats
- Mendini Drum Sets
- Pearl Export Series
- Pearl Roadshow
- Sonor Martini
- Tama Imperialstar
Have you ever wondered if that unique Gretsch sound, which the best and most famous drummers crave for, is really that "great"? In this Gretsch Catalina Maple review, you'll find the answer you are looking for. The Gretsch Company has a 130 year history and a reputation for crafting beautiful ... » Learn More about Gretsch Catalina Maple Review: Great Sound Or Fool All-Around?
Tama is known for making some of the best sounding drum kits in the business and any modern-day great drummers such as Anika Nilles and Robert Searight (look them up!) swear by Tama. Now, the Imperialstar is Tama's entry-level acoustic drum kit and is also one of their cheapest drum ... » Learn More about Tama Imperialstar Review: Will it Cover Your Drumming Needs?
Aren't crappy cymbals one of the most discouraging things about being a drum beginner or drummer on a budget? You can tune your drum heads very easily and make even the cheapest kit sound fairly good. But the cymbals are just there. You either hit them and they sound great - or they don't. And ... » Learn More about Best Budget Cymbal Packs – 3 Options, 1 Winner
You want a beginner drum set for you or your child and you don't want to spend a lot of money? Then you'll find ample offers - that's the good news. But many of those kits will be virtually useless if you're planning to really learn drumming. Many will sound bad, they will be fragile and they ... » Learn More about Gammon Drum Set Review – Decent Budget Drums That Last