The TAMA STARPHONIC Aluminum snare drum features a 1.2mm thick seamless Aluminum shell for a crisp, open sound with bright, complex overtones. The aluminum shell maximizes the most positive attributes of STARPHONIC features, such as the Freedom Lug, the Grooved Hoop and Super Sensitive Hi-Carbon Snappy Snare. With such exhilarating sound quality, this drum will undoubtedly change your mind about the sound of Aluminum.

Black Swamp

Black Swamp Percussion’s Dynamicx Drums® are designed and manufactured in the USA by experienced craftsmen and trained musicians. Their attention to detail, aesthetic sensibilities, and marriage of beauty and performance ensures a sound and quality that is unparalleled.

The Dynamicx BackBeat’s beefy 9-ply Keller Magnum shell delivers the fantastic “Pre-EQ’ed” sound of a quality maple shell. This 5.5″ x 14″ snare drum is wrapped in a beautiful figured anigre veneer and features Black Swamp’s new Arch Throwoff strainer system and Dynamicx 20 strand curly wire snares.


For Hit Like A Girl 2020, Pearl is generously providing prizes for Champions and winners in the Drumset category, including the DMP905P Decade Maple Series kit features a 20×16″ kick, 10×7″ and 12×8″ rack toms, 14×14″ floor tom and a 14×5.5″ snare drum in Satin Brown Burst (MSRP $1,217.99). The kit also includes a 930 Series Hardware pack consisting of a BC930 boom stand, C930 straight stand, S930 snare stand, H930 hi-hat stand and P930 pedal (MSRP $856.99).

Pacific Drums (PDP)

PDP has contributed their great sounding, great looking yet surprising affordable Concept Classic Wood Hoop shell-packs to this year’s HLAG contest. The kits include 16×22˝ kick drum, 10×13˝ rack tom and 16×16˝ floor tom plus a PDP bas drum pedal and throne. (MSRP$789.99) Snare drum, cymbals and stands are not included.


There’s nothing like the classic sound and feel of a classic Gretsch snare drum. Perfect for a wide range of playing situations, the drums offer the perfect combination of sensitivity and tone at a wide range of tunings. This 6.5×14˝ “Full Range” Hammer Black Steel Snare Drum is provided by the Gretsch Drum Co. (MSRP $ 583.99)


A selection of Ludwig drumsets and snare drums will be awarded to the winners of the 2020 Hit Like A Girl contest. Ludwig’s American-made “Classic Oak” drums feature a host of custom-quality touches along with an exclusive 5-ply Maple and Oak hybrid shell. The drums offer a combination warmth, punch and focus. The “Mod’ configuration includes 18×22″ Bass Drum, 10×12″ and 9×13″ Rack Toms and 16×16” Floor Tom. (MSRP $3550)


This year, the master drum builders at the Craviotto Drum Company teamed up with graphic visionary Lola Blu to create an incredible snare drum for the Hit Like A Girl X contest. This is a completely unique, one-of-a-kind snare drum was hand-painted by Lola Blu and features the world-famous, handcrafted, Craviotto “solid” snare drum shell. The highly-coveted one-ply, solid shell provides body, tone, and sensitivity. Although Johnny Craviotto passed away in 2016 and wasn’t able to personally create this drum, his magic recipe and passion live on in his team and the drums that bear his name.


Whether you are practicing, recording, performing or sharing, the Yamaha EAD10 electronic acoustic drum module makes playing your acoustic drums inspiring and fun. The EAD10 enhances the way you practice, record and perform with your acoustic drums and frees your musical creativity. Easy setup lets you pop on your headphones and instantly hear studio-quality sound (including effects and triggered samples) with Scenes designed to match a wide variety of music. It’s simple to record high-quality audio to the module, USB flash drive or computer. The free iOS app allows you to create stunning audio and video and easily share it directly from your mobile device. (MSRP $629.00)