As well as your kit, snare and cymbals, hardware is another essential part of any drummer’s rig. Thankfully, there’s an array of hardware for every type of drummer.
You have your heavy-duty, double-braced gear for the hard hitters, right down to lightweight, compact stands for those tricky load-ins or small stages.
In our hardware shortlist we have all of the above, plus an update on a popular signature bass drum pedal and some seriously snazzy thrones. So, which hardware deserves your support this year?
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