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The Best Drum Blog for top Drummers

Welcome to the Zero to Drum blog, your home for everything about drums. You will find the most updated articles about drums, drum kits, electronic drums, drummers, hardware, and accessories, among others.

Zero to Drum has all you need to know about the drumming world. Whether you are a beginner or a professional drummer, here there is something for you.

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honey lantree honeycombs
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Honey Lantree Is The Glue For The Honeycombs

The Honeycombs are majorly known because of their drummer Honey Lantree. She is recognized as the only woman to ever play on a hit single: “Have I The Right.” This piece has remained as one of the great British Invasion one-shots. The legendary producer Joe Meek seemed to know what the drummer’s hands could do and created the perfect condition for her to display the skills. Amazing, she has never disappointed. He created the record

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tommy lee feature
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Tommy Lee, The Famous Master of Gravity-Defying Drum

Perhaps the best way to describe Tommy Lee is that he is one of metal’s truly incredible showmen. This is major because of his gravity-defying drum solos and notoriety for putting on as few clothes as possible. Whenever he was on stage, anyone would tell it was Lee without even looking at him. Tommy Lee had a certain character of making those who listened to him feel like he really knew what he was doing.

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JR Robinson The Most Recorded Drummer in History

Perhaps “JR” Robinson is the “Most Recorded Drummer in History as he calls himself”. With this description, you should have some knowledge of this volume-filled discography expert and one of pop’s go-to slammers. Robinson is one of the most influential figures in the world of pop. JR Robinson’s knowledge of different drumming styles has always gotten him to greater heights in his career. And when you talk about energy combined with great enthusiasm, it all

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Ahmir “Questlove” Thomson wickedly versatile drummer

There are very many drummers who have left a legacy as the greatest of all time. But perhaps there is none as good in creativity as Ahmir Khalib Thomson, known professionally as Questlove. He is an American musician and music journalist with a huge footprint. Questlove is best known for his drumming with the hip-hop band Roots, a band that has been serving as an in-house group for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon since

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Viola Smith, one of the first professional female drummers ever

There has never been full storytelling of how Viola Smith was a good musician. But we hope that someday a biographer will come up and tell her story, just so the world may realize her influence in the industry. Viola Smith could be one of the oldest drummers in history, and whose work is very little known. Viola Smith’s many talents are the true definition of how much the human mind can be pushed. She

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Jim Gordon has been the most admired session drummers of the sixties

As Hal Baine‘s protégé, Jim Gordon was among the most admired session drummers of the sixties. He worked on everything from Pet Sounds to Classical gas, which boosted his fame even more.  Through his touring with Delaney & Bonnie, he met Eric Clapton, who enlisted the drummer in Derek and the Dominos‘ formation. Jim Gordon offered a rare combination of bluesy feeling and professional finesse that attracted everyone who listened to him. It is the

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Tony Thompson The Metronomic Speed Drummer

Anthony Terence Thomson was born on November 15, 1954, and died on November 12, 2003. He was an American drummer known best by his contribution to the development of the Power Station and a member of Chic. He was raised in the middle-class community of Springfield Gardens, Queens, NY. But it did not stop him from following his dream and becoming one of the best drummers at all times. His career Tony Thompson started drumming

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samantha maloney performing
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Samantha Maloney and The Chelsea, The All-Female Band which died after one show

There is no female drummer that can directly compare Samantha Maloney. She was one-of-her kind rock-solid, an all-pro player known for entering shaken bands and bringing them up to their feet. Samantha Maloney was the replacement at Hole when Patty Schemel left, bringing insanity and harmony that was very much needed. When Tommy Lee left Motley Crue, it was Maloney who stepped in to save the day. And when she toured with Eagles of Death

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usa music austin city limits music festival
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Jon Theodore and the Seventies touchstones

There are very few people – perhaps not directly into any music genre – who don’t know Jon Theodore. He is one of the most visible contemporary super drummers in the world and a player who has carried the original styles of the critical Seventies touchstones. Talk about the otherworldly facility of Billy Cobham or the elephantine swagger of John Bonham, and you have a clue of what Jon Theodore is capable of. Don’t get

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Max Weinberg, The drum-driven jump blues Drummer

Max Weinberg was born on April 13, 1951. He is an American drummer and television personality known mostly for his drumming work for Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band. He is also the bandleader for Conan O’Brien or the shows, Late Night with O’Brien and Tonight show with O’Brien. As a drummer, he started his career at an early age while growing up in suburban New Jersey. Max Weinberg went to college where he was planning

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kids drumming
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Kids Playing Drums, so much fun!

Many parents want their children to learn to play a musical instrument. They can use the music to help them express themselves, improving their mental health. Once they are proficient, they can play in a band. They can also improve their social skills and help them fit in at school.  There are plenty of musical instruments to choose from. But it might be best to start with percussion.  A drum kit tends to be easy

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Linda Pitmon The Icon to Many

It is hard to talk about the best female drummers without mentioning Linda Pitmon. She is seen as an icon to many, having created her own style of drumming. As the drummer at the centre of Peter Buck/Scott McCaughey/ Steve Wynn axis, she has left a huge mark on many musicians.  These are also a few super prolific musicians who have roots extending back to the indie-rock legends R.E.M, the Dream Syndicate, and the Young

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Ronald Shannon Jackson, an Amazing Avant-garde jazz Drummer

Talk of the most influential drummer of all times and the name of Ronald Shannon Jackson will not miss in the top list. There is so much the drummer has done that will always remain in the books of history. If he had only played with Avant-garde jazz figures like Albert Ayler and Ornette Coleman, and did nothing else, his stature would still stand.  This was his major task for twelve years between 1966 and

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Dennis Chambers
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Dennis Chambers, The flashy Funk Drummer

When it comes to describing the best drummer, there are several things that should stand out. First, they have to be talented, and second, they have to be good with other people. This is the right line to describe who Dennis Chamber is. Having graduated from the same Parliament-Funkadelic school that crowned Ramon “Tiki” Fulwood and Jerome Eugene “Bigfoot” Brailey, Chambers is a drummer who represents the best of all ages. He combines the funk

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Dee Plakas Feature
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Dee Plakas, The Chicago punk scene Goddess Of Thunder

Anyone who has played in the L7 understands the complete-badass character that is Dee Plakas. When she holds her instrument, it does not matter the piece she is working on; everything falls in place as though she has planned it for a long time. Dee Plakas is the force behind the band mix of musical ferocity and subversive humans. If they had found anything less, perhaps the team would have fallen apart a long time

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Pearl Roadshow 5 Piece Complete Drum Set With Cymbals Rock
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Best Drum Sets For Rock and Jazz Performances In 2021

Sonor SQ2 Heavy Maple 5PC Drum set- Most Versatile The SQ2 drum set is arguably the best of the best in the world of drums sets. And there is a good reason for this. From its stunning design to playing capabilities, the company went through a lot to deliver high quality. The shell pack includes a 22 by 16-inch bass drum, a 10 by 9-inch tom, a 12 by 10-inch tom, a 14 by 14-inch

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Glenn Kotche Feature
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Glenn Kotche a solid dad-rock chops Drummer

Bandleader Jeff Tweedy has a name for Glenn Kotche on stage appearance. He called it “in-Glenn-tions” because of Glenn’s power and appearance when he was behind the drums. It has been very easy for the band Wilco to grow from strength to strength because of the drummer’s approach and love for what he does. It does not matter that project he is working on because Glenn Kotche always gets it right with his wits and

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Dale Crover, Drums, The Melvins
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Dale Crover The hard-hitting Drummer

Dale Crover played in Nirvana because he is the best. And when you see anyone receiving such high recognition from someone like Dave Grohl, he is indeed the best. Those who have listened to Dale Crover agree that he is the best in the world, and his work can be used for reference when looking for top performers. Dave Grohl once said that if things did not work with him, Dale would always find a

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Jody Linscott Feature
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Jody Linscott The Magnificent Percussionist and Producer

What comes to your mind when you hear about the greatest drummer? For Jody Linscott, it should be strength, innovation, and high-intelligence time keeping skills. She was born in the USA but relocated to England, where she practiced her skills and grew into one of the famous figures everyone is talking about today. She returned on holiday in 1971 to get in touch with her roots. Linscott’s story is quite impressive. Jody Linscott‘s first job

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Greg Errico Feature
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Greg Errico Behind the Rhythm sections of funk

Greg Errico was only a teenager at 17 years of age when Sylvester Stewart called him to join Sly and Family Stone. Luckily, Greg Errico had already been playing his drums for several years, which is why it was easy to accommodate him into professional drumming. Later, he helped shape one of the most important rhythm sections of funk music. He was part of the group from their first recordings to their biggest hit, “There’s

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Richie Hayward Feature
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Richie Hayward and the perfect Beat for every song

Richie Hayward drummed for the surrealistic band Little Feat, for a very long time. He often tended to play over, under, and around the beat, trying to find the perfect match for every song. “I don’t believe a drummer can have only one playing style.” Richie Hayward once said. “I mean, drumming is so wide and fans that you always find new ideas, even within the simplest things.” And it is the same idea that

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Reviews on a wide array of drums

What is your favorite drum brand? Yamaha, Gretsch, Roland, Mapex, Sonor, PDP, DW, or any other? And what is your ideal kit? Junior, rock, fusion, hybrid, or kids’ kits?

You will find all that from this blog. You get reviews on some of the best drum sets and best cymbals on the market. No matter your experience or your niche, or your time signature, you can be sure to find a solution here.

It is all about making it easy for you to find a good drum set, cymbal set, or hardware.

Get your hands on everything from pedals, hand percussion, and the latest technologies in electronic accessories.

Expert advice

Zero to Drum is a drum blog run by drummers. It has been running for quite some time now, and they have a deep knowledge about about drums and drumming.

Learn about drummers and musicians who are shaping the industry. If there is anything you need to know concerning drums for better decision making, this is the place to be. The team can point you in the right direction.

Shop and sell online

If you cannot make it to a physical store to get your drum kit, Zero to Drum can help. You find links to many drums on Amazon and other online stores across the globe.

Whether it is a listing of a vintage/discontinued drum series or a brand-new kit, this is the place you can find it all. Everything comes from reputable brands. You can also use this platform to sell or buy pre-owned gear.

Are you getting into the drumming world for the first time?

Zero to Drum blog could be your roadmap. Read about drums (acoustic, electronic), percussion instruments, music boxes, audio software (DAWs, e-books, videos), drummers, hardware, and much more.

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