It’s been a year for the history books. And as the clock winds down on 2011, we take a look back at some of the biggest drumming news stories that have rocked the music world in the past 12 months. We’ve seen plenty of drummers playing musical chairs, witnessed a few key drum company acquisitions, a pair of high-profile lawsuits, and some plain silly stuff. We’ve also watched as promising drum companies disappeared and lost some drumming legends that made a permanent mark on the percussive arts.
So here is our choice of the top drumming news stories of 2011. It was certainly a year to remember.