AXIS PERCUSSION takes great pride in specializing in precision foot pedals and drum hardware. Our products are fabricated from aircraft grade aluminum and steel, each part being machined in our factory in Carson, California, U.S.A. Axis gear is truly handmade in the U.S.A. We are dedicated to the highest level of quality and craftsmanship, and with the Axis patented design features, Axis gear remains unique and state of the art.
Axis Laser Engraving by Trotec Laser Equipment.
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NEW! Now adjust spring tension topside with the new MicroTune Spring Tensioner
Adjusting spring tension just got easier. Axis
MicroTune Spring Tensioner
INTRODUCING A NEW ANGLE ON 21ST CENTURY DRUMMING
AXIS A21 LASER
The most immediate, direct response.
21 degree power forward beater angle accelerates the beater into the bass drum with greater force and velocity.
A21 Laser Pedal
What is the A21?
Derek Roddy explains technical features of the A21 Derek Roddy Signature Edition and takes you on a virtual tour of the Axis factory. View video.
INTRODUCING The Derek Roddy Signature Edition A21
Double Pedal with Electronic Kits and Deep Rockers
Derek Roddy Signature Edition A21
Reviews of Axis Pedals:
Axis A Longboards...... Axis Me Again
By Chap Ostrander, Modern Drummer Magazine
Crash Test #3,
Axis Longboard Pedals
By Liam Mulhollan, Drum! Magazine
A Look At Engineered Percussion
By Rick Van Horn, Modern Drummer Magazine
RICHIE RAMONE Rocks AXIS gear on THE SOMETHING IN
MY DRINK TOUR 2014
Read more on our Artist's Page
Derek Roddy — MENACE official music video with Mitch Harris (Napalm Death) just released. Check it out.
George Kollias is featured on the new Drum Guru app for iPhone & iPad
Drum Guru is a free drum lesson app for iPad & iPhone featuring George Kollias, Chad Smith, Steve Gadd, Mike Portnoy, Steve Smith, Dennis DeLucia & more great drummers...available at the iTunes App store
Alfred Berengena Introduces
his New Signature Edition
AB-A11 Single Pedal and AB-A11-2 Double Pedal
HIRAX LIVE AT QuitoFest 2013
Watch Jorge Iacobellis of Hirax perform at QuitoFest 2013 in Quito, Ecudor
WATCH QuitoFest Video NOW
Axis Artist Jorge Iacobellis of Hirax shares concerts pictures from a recent show in Columbia. More.
Ruston Grosse of Surgeon gives a big shout out to Axis on Modern Drummer's Drummer Blog.
Check it out here at www.moderndrummer.com Or view an archive of the blog here.
Also view Ruston on our Artist page.
Check out Derek Roddy's new band:
Watch virtuoso Chilean Drummer Cristobal Orozco playing a track from his Prog-Metal band Octopus lastest album that was just released (Jan 2013) view
Derek Roddy and Hudson Music team up again; announcing the release of Playing With Your Drums, a
new DVD for drummers of all styles and levels, on Hudson Limited label. Read more...
View teaser on You Tube.
Axis Artist, Anthony King’s new DVD
Watch it now on YouTube
HIRAXX - Broken Neck Official Viral Video 2011. (Halloween: Video Release Date: October 31st. 2011). Jorge Iacobellis of Hirax on tour in Argentina. View more.
DVD by Derek Roddy -
Blast Beats Evolved
Produced and directed by legendary metal drummer Derek Roddy, Blast Beats Evolved explores the development and mechanics of modern extreme drumming. The DVD features examples and exercises for Blast Beats, Skank Beats, Bomb Blasts, Hammer Blasts and Freehand Blasts, plus a comprehensive conditioning program for hands and feet, balance and endurance, and also includes five solo jams and performances of seven Serpents Rise songs–complete with minus-drums play–along tracks.....more
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NEWS & EVENTS
NILE DRUMMER GEORGE KOLLIAS
ANNOUNCES FIRST EVER
LOS ANGELES DRUM CAMP
MAY 15TH – 18TH
Presented by Muso Entertainment the Exclusive 3-day Drum Camp Offers Hands-On Offers Exclusive Access to One of the World’s Top Metal Drummers
(3/12/2014 – LOS ANGELES, CA) World-renowned heavy metal drummer, educator and instructional DVD creator George Kollias (NILE) debuts his first-ever drum camp May 15th – 18th at the Hilton Woodland Hills/Los Angeles located at 6360 Canoga Ave., Woodland Hills, CA.
Produced by MUSO Entertainment, George Kollias’ 3-day drum camp offers a limited number of students the chance to play with and learn from one of the world’s top metal drummers in an ultra-intensive, intimate classroom setting. Each student plays on an individual practice drum kit allowing for an incredibly intense, educational experience that guarantees results.
A native of Korinthos, Greece, Kollias is especially well known in the drumming community for his incredibly fast foot technique and intense playing style. In addition to touring with world and recording with Nile, Kollias is an instructor at the Modern Music School in Athens, Greece and he has released a series of highly praised educational DVDs, Intense Metal Drumming and Intense Metal Drumming II. His official products include a George Kollias signature model stick from Vic Firth and his Axis George Kollias Special Edition pedals.
Sponsors include: Pearl Drums, Sabian Cymbals, Vic Firth, Evans, Axis, Extreme Headphones, Serial Drummer Clothing and D’addario.
For more information please visit: www.georgekollias.comand to register for George Kollias’ Drum Camp, please visit www.muso-mart.com
2014 NAMM SHOW — Jan. 23
BrokenToiz has been selected to play on the Anaheim Convention Center Patio Stage on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 12:00 PM for a 40-minute performance.
Anaheim Convention Center
B/C Patio Stage
Time: Thursday, January 23, 2014
12:00pm to 1:00pm
STEVE STEPHENS: DRUMS/VOCALS/LEADER
KIM STARMS: GUITAR, VOCALS
TOM KOLB: GUITAR/VOCALS
BOB FAZIO: BASS
PETER VERESS: KEYBOARDS
CHANTEL DENIESE: VOCALS
NAMM SHOW CONCERTS: The NAMM Show 2014 BrokenToiz
NAMM SHOW PERFORMANCES: The NAMM Show 2014 concerts-performances/2014-1-23
Long&McQuade Musical Instruments & Axis Percussion were proud to present:
Saturday, September 28, 2013
WFD — WORLD’S FASTEST FEET ANNOUNCES WINNERS, 2013
NEW SPEED RECORD: 22 YEAR OLD CANADIAN, WORLD’S FASTEST DRUMMER
The new WFD World Record was set at WFD World Finals 2013. The event was held July 11-13 at the new Music City Center in Nashville, TN as a featured attraction of the summer NAMM Show. More.
PRESS RELEASE: Axis Percussion artist David F. McCloskey has independently released a new album with his band TAVÚ, titled “Clamor Victorium, Clamor Silentii”. More
Derek Roddy’s new site derekroddy.com is now up! This site is a spinoff of his original Artisan Foundry Lessons Forum and is designed to help your drumming in specific areas which he is known for teaching and executing.
Here you will get access to the exercises and concepts that allowed him to achieve his drumming goals and, become the drummer he is today.
These workouts and exercises will quickly give you the progress you are looking for in regards to: endurance, speed, control, sound, creativity and most of all….how to apply these concepts to help you find your own voice.
Check it out! derekroddy.com
George Kollias – LOUD & FAST 2
Upcoming clinic tour in Germany for Modern Music School
12.5 Modern Music School – Idar-Oberstein (Professional Program)
13.5 Modern Music School – Trier
14.5 Modern Music School – Merzig
15.5 Modern Music School – Homburg / Saar
16.5 Modern Music School – Speyer
17.5 Modern Music School – Bruchsal
18.5 Modern Music School – Wuppertal
19.5 Modern Music School – Bochum
20.5 Modern Music School – Brühl
21.5 Modern Music School – Bad Homburg
22.5 Modern Music School – Dresden
23.5 Modern Music School – Fürstenfeldbruck/Dachau
APPEARING AT THE
Appearing at the Axis Booth
Friends at the Axis Booth
NEW DVD from GEORGE KOLLIAS
Intense Metal Drumming II
Get the new DVD from GEORGE KOLLIAS
Intense Metal Drumming II, out now from Hudson Music and Amazon.
More info about George at:
Axis Artist page: Artist Page
Axis artist Rodrigo Rios debuts
at #11 on Billboard Hot Singles
Axis Artist Rodrigo Rios is working with a producer who won two Latin American Grammies earlier this month in Las Vegas.
His recent project with Grammy Award winning vocalist Patti Austin has reached #11 on Billboard Charts.
The single – Life’s Joy and Celebration (feat. Patti Austin) - Jamie & The Dream Trackers available on iTunes now.
Laguna Drumfest 2012 a great success!
Axis Artist, Anthony King appeared at the Laguna Drumfest 2012 in Mexico, October 15 & 16. Octavio Castro wins an Axis X Single Longboard pedal. Anthony shares photos and stories. Read more.
Worlds Fastest Drummer 2012 at Summer NAMM Show
WFD‘s World Fastest Drummer 2012 Contest Final results are in! The Battle of the Feet winner is ‘Vital Remains’ drummer Jack Blackburn of Houston, TX with a score of 870 Singles. Congratulations!! Jack has won an Axis Double Pedal. Read more...
Rodrigo Rios and Big Band Brazil Upcomming concert celebrating 100 years.
The Derek Roddy Invasion has officially begun!
This is an extra special tour. Not only will Derek be conducting his traditional clinic in the evenings, he will also be spending 2+ hours on the drum shop floor to be the celebrity salesperson at each store.
The dates of the tour have been posted here: www.dwdrums.com/roddyinvasion/ and here.
2011 Chicago Drum Show
Post Show Press Release
The 21st Annual Chicago Drum Show was held May 21 and 22 at the Kane County Fairgrounds in St Charles, Illinois. Axis Artists Bryan Hit, and JR Robinson were Sunday’s clinicians...more and read more at Rebeats.com
George Kollias Drum Clinics in 2011 in Australia, UK, Greece, India, Turkey, Slovakia, Denmark, Sweden and there are a few coming up soon for Central Europe. More.
Also view George on our Artist page.
Urban Drumming Technques, featuring JLaToiya, former drummer for Musiq Soulchild. Learn licks, tricks, chops, practice routines and a whole bunch of drumming techniques. View on YouTube.
April 4, 2011 - Upstate, NY:
Sick Drummer Magazine, who brought you the first drum magazine devoted to extreme drumming, the first interactive drum magazine and interactive advertisements within a digital drum magazine, now bring you the first ever digital video magazine.
This youtube video of Sick Drummer Magazine Issue #17 holds all the content from the actual issue, exclusive video from Animals As Leaders, Vader, Cradle of Filth and a video lesson from Alex Micklewright on single foot blasting. This issue also contains audio tracks from Animals As Leaders and SEPTICFLESH, as well as introduces a brand new way for us to engage our readers using motion enhancements over static advertisements.
Please take some time to read through the issue, watch the exclusive videos and to share this with all your friends!
NAMM 2011 Show
The Derek Roddy A21 Signature Edition Double Pedal with Electronic Kits view, Deep Rockers, and the Dock-O-Matic (more info to follow soon).
NAMM Show 2011
NAMM 2011 Axis Booth Appearances — Derek Roddy, Tim Yeung, Jorge Iacobellis, Steve Stephens, and Bobby Rondinelli made appearances and performed at the Axis Booth. And Jota Morelli dropped by for an great impromtu performance.
Drum! Magazine has posted video clips of Derek Roddy at the NAMM 2011 Axis booth. View Derek Roddy Jams At NAMM 2011 along with other artists on this Drum! Magazine link.
More video of Derek Roddy from the NAMM 2009 show can be seen here. View video
Jorge Iacobellis performs at the Axis Booth, captured on YouTube video. Also read more about Jorge on our ARTIST page and his official web site, www.misterpowerdrums.com.
Sick Drummer Magazine taped Steve Stehens demonstrating the Vortex Snare Tripod at the Axis booth. View here.
View AXIS FRIENDS and special guests at the Axis Booth 2011. An Axis photo album.
Axis introduced the new A21 Laser Pedal at the 2010 NAMM Show
The new A21 Laser Pedal and the Derek Roddy A21 Signature Edition Pedals debut at the Axis Booth.
A21 Laser Pedal
Derek Roddy Signature Edition A21 with EKIT
NAMM SHOW ARCHIVE
NAMM 2011 Axis Booth Appearances
NAMM 2011 Friends and special guests
NAMM 2010 Axis Booth Appearances
NAMM 2010 Friends and special guests
NAMM 2009 Derek Roddy Performance
NAMM 2009 Axis Booth Appearances
NAMM 2008 Axis Booth Appearances
NAMM 2008 Steve Stephens & Friends
NAMM 2007 Axis Booth Appearances
NAMM 2006 Axis Booth Appearances
NAMM 2002 Axis Booth Appearances
WFD — World's Fastest Feet
2008 WFD World Record
2007 NAMM WFD Competition
2007 NAMM Summer WFD Competition
2007 NAMM WINNER WFD Competition
2006 NAMM Summer WFD Competition
2006 NAMM WINNER WFD Competition