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Jim Riley  /  Featured Stories

From Homeless To Rascal Flatts

David Garibaldi  /  Featured Stories
Finding Moments Of Ignition
He knew he was in trouble when he woke up on the ground. David Garibaldi tells the terrifying story of his train accident and recovery.

Thomas Lang  /  Featured Stories
Reclaiming My Hands
Thomas Lang's drumming career almost derailed when he was diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome. Here's the story in his words.

Jonathan Moffett  /  Featured Stories
Play That Beat Again
In his audition for The Jacksons, Jonathan "Sugarfoot" Moffett blew everyone away: he was the only drummer who could play this one song.

Samantha Landa  /  Articles
5 Reasons Why Kids Should Play Drums
Drumming can reduce stress, improve your health, and even keep you out of trouble. Here are 5 reasons why kids should play drums.

Jared Falk  /  Articles
Beginners: Improve Your Drum Practice Routine
  I’ve been teaching online drum lessons over the past 10 years, and I’ve always been adamant that I will answer my own emails. To this day, that is still the same (I’m not lying, try me: jared@drumeo.com). I love connecting with my online students and helping their drumming in any way I can. I’ve […]

Jim Riley  /  Featured Stories
From Homeless To Rascal Flatts
Jim Riley was willing to do whatever it took to make it in Nashville - even if it meant living in his truck.

Aaron Edgar  /  Articles
Drum Setup Rules You Should Probably Break
If your drums are comfortable to play, there's no wrong way to set them up. Here are some 'rules' about drum setup you should probably break.

Jared Falk  /  Articles
Somebody pinch me. Is this real?
I started to play drums when I was 15 years old. Some would say I was a bit late, others would say that is young. There weren’t any internet-based lessons at the time. It was all books and VHS tapes back then. (VHS stands for “Video Home System”, kids!). That’s it.

Steve Goold  /  Articles
60 Albums Every Drummer Should Know
Here are 60 albums every drummer should know. Do you agree with this list?

Samantha Landa  /  Articles
The Female Drummers You Should Know
Women and girls have been playing drums as long as drums have been around. This guide highlights the major influence women have had on a male-dominated industry.

Brandon Toews  /  Articles
The Ultimate Guide To Soul And Funk Drumming
In this detailed chapter from The Drummer's Toolbox, you'll learn how to play ten styles of funk and soul on the drums.

Rick Long  /  Articles
What You Need To Know When Buying Cymbals
There are many different types of cymbals out there. What should you buy? What do the names mean?

Marco Minnemann  /  Featured Stories
Getting Over The Nerves
Even the greatest drummers get nervous sometimes. Marco Minnemann tells the story of how he didn't quite make it to his very first gig.

Brandon Toews  /  Articles
The Art Of Practicing Drums
If you only practice things you can already play, you're missing the point. Here's how to target your weaknesses and push yourself.

Todd Sucherman  /  Featured Stories
Make The Right Turn
Todd Sucherman joined Styx under stressful circumstances. Find out how everything he'd done in his career led up to this big opportunity.

Brandon Toews  /  Articles
The Drum Kits Of Drumeo
Here at Drumeo, we receive TONS of gear questions every single day. Most of these questions have to do with the drum kits that our instructors and guest artists use. In response, we’ve decided to put together an article that showcases many of the drum kits that have appeared on Drumeo over the years! Casey […]

Samantha Landa  /  Articles
5 Things Drummers Always Argue About
"I don't need a metronome"...and 5 other common myths many drummers believe.

Jared Falk  /  Articles
Everyone Has The RIGHT To Learn Drums!
As I was driving home from work today I was stuck in traffic… bad traffic. It gave me a lot of time to think about what is currently happening in the drum education industry. There are so many good teachers and websites out there, but sadly, there are so many bad ones as well. It […]

Aaron Edgar  /  Articles
A Double Kick Drummer’s
Worst Nightmare

You launch into the fifth song of your set and things are going great. The crowd is pumped, you’ve already pulled off a handful of tricky sections successfully, but then the bridge hits… You’ve got a long section of haulin’ double bass ahead of you! The first few bars go great, then all of a […]

Rick Kettner  /  Articles
The Fastest Way To Get Better At Playing Drums
  When I first started to play the drums eleven years ago, I was obsessed with being a creative and “original” drummer. The idea of playing popular songs, borrowing licks from other drummers, and trying to mimic famous drum fills didn’t appeal to me. How would playing someone else’s creative patterns help me? I didn’t […]

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