X8 Drums Blog

  • 15th Jan 2016

    Thanks to The Birmingham Zoo!

    Thanks to the The Birmingham Zoo who added more X8 Urban Beat djembes to their collection this week! And... new West African Djembes + my Meinl Percussion pick of the day!Meinl Percussion Pi…

  • Get to Know Us & Ticket Giveaway!

    16th Sep 2015

    Get to Know Us & Ticket Giveaway!

    FREE TICKETS to WORLD PERCUSSION PERFORMANCE in Austin, TX Hi, I'm Kristin. My husband, Mark, and I run X8 because we're passionate about percussion. In my personal life, I fell in…

  • 18th Jun 2015

    The Passion of Drum Corps International

    Drum Corps International is the non-profit governing body managing the North American drum and bugle corps circuit for members aged between 14 and 22. Founded in 1972, its mission is to impart a li…

  • 18th Jun 2015

    Meinl Cymbals Artist: Chris Adler from Lamb of God

    Christopher James Adler, more popularly known as Chris Adler, is the drummer of the metal band Lamb of God and the older brother of Willie Adler, the band's guitarist. Chris was born on Novembe…

  • 18th Jun 2015

    Artist Profile: Derek Roddy

    Divine Empire, Aura Borealis, Malevolent Creation, and Meinl Cymbals all have one person in common, Derek Roddy. Known as one of the fastest drummers alive due to his ability to keep up not only th…