Category Archives: Resources

Top Tips For Protecting Your Hearing

Hey Everyone! This week we are back with some more top tips for your drumming and music! This week we are focusing on hearing protection. Have you ever felt that ringing in your ears after playing drums, at a band rehearsal or at a gig? Here are three top tips to help protest your ears: […]

Guest Blog: Jamie LaFave

Hey Everyone, This week we have a phenomenal piece wrote by Collision artist Jamie LaFave. One of many things that I love about being a musician. There’s always room for growth, improvement, maturity, execution, inspiration, and constantly setting yourself goals to strive towards reaching perfection. Or to the closest that you can reach on that […]

Backstage May Masterclass Recap: Part 2

Hey Everyone! As promised, Here is part two of our Masterclass session with Max Griffiths! Max dropped some killer points in part one and part two is no different! When looking at your logo (or in particular the Zela logo) always think of the logo from a merch point of view. The “Z” in Zela […]

New Product Alert! Introducing the 7AR

Collision Drumsticks 7AR

Hey Everyone! The team here at Collision Drumsticks are always looking to best serve our artists. You asked, we listened and delivered! Drum Roll Please… 🥁🥁🥁 Introducing the Collision 7AR drumsticks 🙌 This is by far the most requested drumstick from our artists. The Reach Series drumsticks still have the feel and responsiveness of the […]

Top Stick Bag Essentials

Hey Everyone, This week we are discussing some top stick bag essentials. These are items every drummer should pack from going to the studio, live shows or just transporting to a rehearsal. One: You have to start with the Collision stick bag. With room for twenty four pairs of sticks, a drum key slot (we […]

How To Stop Burnout As A Musician

Hey Everyone! Have you ever felt like you are running on empty as a musician? Ever felt like you are burning the candle at both ends? This week we have five top tips to stop burnout as a musician. One: Reflect on your accomplishments and recognize that being a musician is awesome. Look at where […]

Top Tips For Controlling Cymbal Volume

Hey Everyone! This week we are bringing you some top tips when it comes to your drumming. Have you ever been practicing or on stage and your cymbals are just too loud? In this weeks blog we are going to discuss some top tips for controlling cymbal volume. One: Use your hands – Using your […]

Backstage April Masterclass Recap

Hey Everyone! Each month we welcome new expert instructors and mentors to the Collision BACKSTAGE platform. Each Expert provides an impactful 1 hour LIVE Masterclass, packed with exclusive live play-throughs and never shared before systems and strategies from the industries best drummers! Andy is an U.K. based Tour/Stage manager, Record Label A&R, Mentor and Artist […]

Remove The Barriers: Approach Endorsement

Hey Everyone! We are regularly inundated with questions about our endorsement program! This week we want to break down the barriers and answer your questions! From tiers to support we are going to share the insight you need to know which endorsement level is the right one for you to apply! Today we discuss the […]

Top Tips For The Session Drummer

Hey Everyone! Last week we discussed tips for a gigging drummer, This week we are giving some tips and tricks for an upcoming session drummer! Session drummers are drummers for hire contracted on a short-term basis by bands, artists, and producers. Here are some top tips on how to secure more opportunities as a session […]