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In association with Rhythm Magazine, the good people at Music Radar are hosting this year’s Best in Drums contest for 2017. From genres like jazz, metal, and prog, to more specific categories like clinicians and live session drummers, they’ve pretty much got it all covered. Contestants include monsters like Tomas Haake (Meshuggah), Alex Rudinger (Good Tiger), Taylor Hawkins (Foo Fighters), and 

The 14 categories include:

  • Best New Drummer
  • Best British Rock Drummer
  • Best Metal Drummer
  • Best Studio Session Drummer
  • Best International Rock Drummer
  • Best Jazz Drummer
  • Best Prog Drummer
  • Best Clinician/Demonstrator
  • Best Live Session Drummer
  • Best Drum Album
  • Best Cymbals
  • Best Snare Drum
  • Best Electronic Percussion
  • Drum Innovation

To cast your vote, head over to Music Radar’s voting page and check out all the nominees! The winners will be announced at the end of November. You know the drill.

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Senior Editor at Gear Gods living in LA. Just trying to figure this whole music thing out, really.