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Drum Day 2014 Art Pereira DD
2 August 2014 is Drum Day! Featuring Fastest Hands finals, new gear arrivals, specials, giveaways, and workshops with performance displays! Click the link for more.
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All drum gear on special! Free workshops! Giveaways! Fastest Hands competition! Drum Day! Click the link for more…
The Drum Month Fastest Hands Competition Fastest Hands th
Are you the Fastest Hands? Win trophies, certificates, and massive vouchers!
Drum Month Workshops DarrenDM2
From Metal to Gospel Chops, Electronica to Jazz, click the link for a superb selection of workshops. And they’re FREE!
Re-designed Zildjian ‘A’ Series 18-A-Zildjian-Medium-Thin-Crash.jpg
Zildjian Sound Lab has adjusted the curvature and weight of this series, to capture the sweet spot of the ‘A’ sound, producing the best cymbals, that reflect today’s musical styles.
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Fancy a brand new set of the newly re-designed A Zildjian cymbals valued at over R16000? Click here for more.
Win a Black Panther Stinger Snare Drum! WebMapexBPS.jpg
We all love our drums and hate being apart from them. Show us how far you’ll go to keep yours close to you and you could win a brand new Black Panther Stinger snare drum valued at R3995.

What’s Happening

Radio Tygerberg Gospel Talent Search Henry Pike
Click the link to read more about who won more than R250 000 in prizes, including recording time, advertising space and a Paul Bothner Music shopping voucher.
Win Studio Time at Popsicle Sound Studios this Drum Month Popsicle Studios
Want studio time for your band or project? You could win some by popping into one of our branches and filling out a form. Click the link for more.
SoundHouse July Holiday Music Course July TH
SoundHouse July Holiday Music Programme! Learn how to make music the way the pros do. Kids from 10 to 17 welcome. No adults!! Click the link for more

Latest Articles

44 Ways to Warm Up Before a Gig AkiraJimboSmallPick.jpg
Gigging soon? Playing regularly can be brutal on your body. Check out how the worldwide team of Zildjian Artists warm up before a show so they’re ready to play their best.

Beat This!

Seymour Duncan’s Black Winter Pickups Black Winter
Originally created for extreme metal players of Scandinavia who looked for more aggression without sacrificing definition and clarity. Now for 6, 7 or 8 string guitars. Players include Ola Englund / Feared, Six Feet Under, and Keith Merrow. Watch Keith’s demo video.
Jason Becker’s Perpetual Burn – Seymour Duncan Pickups Jason Becker Singature Pickups
Famous for his work with artists like Van Halen’s David Lee Roth and Megadeth’s Marty Friedman, neoclassical genius, Jason Becker helped shape Rock into what it is. Unfortunately he developed ALS / Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Read more about his development since and his signature pickup.
The Seymour Duncan SH16 – A Hybrid pickup design combining the Duncan ’59 & Duncan Custom Seymour Duncan SH16
This hybrid pairs a ‘Duncan 59 with a Duncan Custom in one pickup. Crisp, clear highs, powerful lows, complex midrange growl. Duncan ’59s and Duncan Customs were used on some of the highest selling prog, classic rock, blues and metal albums of all time! Better tone means better audience reaction.

Hot Products

Great News! Roland Launches the FA-08 Workstation! Roland FA-08
88 key music workstation designed to MAXIMIZE creative flow. For ENHANCED studio and live integration. Watch the video overview.
Latest from ROLAND! The FA-06: Music Workstation Roland FA06
61 key workstation for studio AND live use. A great cross-over of utilities for both modes of performance!
Roland HPD-20 Handsonic – Dynamic E-Percussion Roland HPD-20
Roland takes digital hand percussion to a new dimension with the HandSonic HPD-20.


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Online Clearance Specials! Click the link for more.
FREE Zildjian Drum Sticks!! Zildjian Sticks and Cymbals
With our Zildjian drum stick Z-Cards, each set of sticks you buy will be indicated with a dedicated Zildjian sticker. When the 9 sets of required drum sticks are bought, you receive a 10th set free!!
Laney Stock Still on Crazy Cheap Special! Laney-mini-valve-amp2
Some of the biggest names in the industry are using Laney! Tone, durability, signature Laney quality…
Look out for the Yellow Price Tags On Selected Instruments For The Dangerous Deal!! Aged_Stock_Price Main Design A3
Look out for our YELLOW PRICE TAGS on selected instruments for our DANGEROUS DEALS!!


The Jackson DKA8 – An 8 String Beauty DKA8 th
Besides all the usual, awesome Jackson features, this beauty has a momentary kill switch (for stutter effects), Planet Waves® locking tuners, Dunlop® locking strap pins, and DiMarzio® D Activator 8™ pickups.
Tony Iommi’s Laney Backstage Amp Tony Iommi pic
The Laney TI15-112 takes all the raw power and tone of the Laney TI100’s high gain channel and crams it into a compact single channel all tube amp.
Roland’s SPD-SX Sampling Pad SPDSX.jpg
Powerful sample creation and playback with innovative audio-capturing features, expressive playability, three multi-effects engines, and much more. Watch great videos and get the specs here!
Fender’s Touring Series Hi-Fi Ear Plugs FenderEarPlugs.jpg
Need a hearing volume reduction that still sounds clear and natural? Click this link.
Yamaha Dave Weckl Signature Snare Drums DW snare.jpg
This is the original design concept Dave had for his signature drum in size and material. This drum is incredibly versatile, sounding amazing tuned high or low.
Fender Standard Swirl Strat HSS Fender Swirl HSS
Looks and sounds out of this world! Each one undergoes a unique finishing process, resulting in a design that’s random and one-of-a-kind. No two are the same! A swirling, multi-coloured marbled finish that looks like something from another planet.
Dirty Deed Distortion by Seymour Duncan dirty_deed_distortion_1
Players include Robin Finck (Nine Inch Nails), Trevor Rabin (YES), Chase Kozlowski (I The Breather), Ryan Sitkowski (Motionless In White), Blake Feaser (Last in Line), and James Bowman (Against Me!). Everything from smokey blues to screaming lead, with authenticity. Versatile, professional tone…