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Thanks to his dedication and knowledge of all things drum-related, Nick is also an experienced music journalist, having previously held the title of editor of Drummer magazine (2012-2014), where he conducted interviews with the biggest names in drumming as well as reviewed the freshest new gear available on the market and devised features aimed squarely at inspiring and educating the next generation of players. He is currently product demonstrator and online editor for new international website Drummer's Review (, where the freshest new gear available on the drumming market is reviewed in an unbiased, honest way.

Drums: Mapex

Armory Series:

22"x18" bass drum

10"x7" tom

12"x8" tom

14"x12" floor tom

16"x14" floor tom

14"x5.5" Dillinger maple snare


12"x5.5" Black Panther maple snare

Cymbals: Paiste

Signature Precision series:

20" ride

14" Sound Edge hi-hats

16" crash

17" crash

18" crash

8" splash

10" splash

12" splash

Heads: Evans

Bass Drum:

Batter: EMAD Heavyweight

Reso: EMAD Reso


Batter: EC2 clear

Reso: G1 clear


Batter: Heavyweight

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Nick Carter has been a professional drummer for over 20 years, during which time he has played numerous shows with a wide range of artists in venues around the globe. After studying at Leeds College of Music, Nick's impressive C.V. includes playing with artists as diverse as Jimmy Osmond, The Osmond Brothers (Jimmy, Jay and Merrill), Swans In Flight, Charlie Green, TM Stevens, Jump!, Craig Milverton, Emily Penny, Marco Mendoza, Doug Wimbish, Derek Nash, Martin Dale, Bruce Adams, Alan Barnes, Lee Gibson and Jeff Berlin to name just a few. Alongside his playing career, Nick is also an established educator regularly delivering lessons, seminars and workshops in a host of schools, colleges and university's as well as performing at various clinics and masterclasses throughout the UK and Europe.

Nick has also written a series of tuition e-books which are available to download from Nick's online store.


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