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1.The drumline consists of both the battery percussion (bass drums, snares, and tenor drums) and the pit (mallet percussion, auxiliary percussion, ect.) The battery percussion hijacked the name over the years because they technically are play drums while the frontline ensemble plays mallet instruments.

2. The most cocky section in the marching band. The frontline ensemble half of it is usually ok, but the battery percussion believe that they are almighty and are to cool for everyone else in the band
1. Person 1: DUDE! LIKE CHECK OUT THE DRUMLINE ROCKIN IT ON THE FIELD WHILE MARCHING

Person 2: Hey Dumbass, only half of the drumline marches, i think ur talkin about the battery percussion.

2. Person 1: How come the battery has "drumline" on the back of their letterman jackets and the frontline ensemble just has "marching band" on the back of theirs

Person 2: Because the batter percussion is a bunch of cocky bastards and think that their to cool to have marching band on the back of theirs so they put drumline. The fronline ensemble on the other hand believes everyone in the marching band is important so they have marching band.
by Knifey September 09, 2007
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The section of the band that is always misunderstood. They DO know how to read music (yeah drummers in the band also play mallet instruments in concerts, what a concept) and have the most challenging music, but band is NOT their life. They have to master playing 50+ different insturments, which is why most people find it so fun. Band directors usually blame the drumline for their problems.
by anonymous September 17, 2003
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the best part of the band who can infact read music! *gasp* shocker, I know. And are NOT all guys. -_-
Man, did you hear our kick ass drumline last night?
by THE Drummer CHICK May 17, 2004
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Not a movie,let me reiterate, the movie drumline does not give a correct or accurate representation of drumline.
Drumlines are the backbone of a marching band and work the hardest making every not perfect. They do not dance around like gay homo's in the movie. People in drum corps drumline's are the best.
"Our drumline kicks ass"
"Lets go watch the cadets drumline in the parking lot"
by Scot December 10, 2004
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Best thing that ever happened to the band. Consists of skilled musicians who dispite rumors can actually read music. Mesmorize crowds with our awesome beats (haha beats) and kick ass rythms.
"Yo man you heard the seabreeze drumline yet?" "Yeah dawg they off the chain"
by C.J. April 27, 2004
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The coolest guys in your school...period.
The drumline is cooler than the starting qurterback, the stoner, and Russel Crowe combined.
by Drumline December 29, 2005
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1. Section of a marching band that marches while playing percussion and plays the cadence while marching onto the field for a competition
2. An awful movie with a whore core for a colorguard
1. The drumline is playing the cadence. They sound cool.
2. I just watched Drumline. Nick Cannon makes me want to cut myself.
by asdfpoiuy November 28, 2005
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the best, most awesome section of the band who are always hot and know how to read music (yeah they really do, get over it)
Are you sure the drumline is with the marching band?
by king January 30, 2005
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