NAMM 2010 coverage starts here...

well, here actually.

That's right, this Thursday sees the start of the annual NAMM show in Anaheim, California. This is the event where all major drum companies launch their new products, innovations and ideas to the world. Rhythm will, of course, be there and we'll be updating daily via our Twitter account with all the latest news, as well as blogging on

If that's not enough then keep your eyes peeled for the February issue of Rhythm, on sale 19 January, bringing you all the gear, drum talent and albums you need to check out in 2010. It's going to be a bumper year!

Chris Barnes

I'm MusicRadar's eCommerce Editor. It's my job to manage the buyer's guides on MusicRadar and help musicians find the right gear and the best prices. I'm a guitarist and a drummer and I've worked in the music gear industry for 18 years, including 7 years as Editor of the UK's best-selling drum magazine Rhythm, and 5 years as a freelance writer working with many of the world's biggest musical instrument brands including the likes of Roland, Boss, MusicRadar and Natal.