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11.
Drums are an articulated instrument of AWESOME PROPORTIONS. In a nutshell, drums are most commonly made from wooden or metallic shells, with head stretched over the tops and, usually but not always, bottoms. Cymbals are an included part of a typical drum kit, they're almost always metal of one sort or another :)

Drums require more detailed tuning than guitars, basses - pretty much all instruments bar pianos.

Drums are an unbelievable amount more difficult to play than typical "musicians" take them to be =D, because there are thousands more techniques to learn, study and master, so you know ...

Drums are also an aesthetic attraction to women - male drummers are to girls what girl bassists are to guys. SWEEEEET
Although! if you're in the gig to pose, sod off. Hah.

Drums (and thus percussion in general) are an instrument that, unlike the trumpet or piano, can be transfered seamlessly to any genre of music.

And drummers are the most modest of musicians :P real ones, anyway. I'm not explaining it, just accept it.
Hey, I play drums for a laidback jazz group in nice bars and clubs :)

... Wait, weren't you wearing your clothes a second ago?
No, wait! no, that's uh ... that's, not a drumstick.
by Jazzdrummer25 June 23, 2009
 
1.
Well, drums are the shit! I strongly agree with myself.. it would be odd if i didnt..but yeah drums are cool Funny fact is is that most guitarists want to play drums and most drummers wanna try guitar!
Wow, you know that michelle girl.. she plays awsome on the "drums"
by Michelle January 04, 2005
 
2.
The Backbone of a musical group or band. Drummers keep the tempo of a group because in most other cases guitarists simply cannot. Although the drums do attract many girls, and are often described as being a chick magnet, they also play an important role in a band. Drums are an instrument that looks easy to play, but to ACTUALLY play them properly takes lots of practice. Saying this... drums are the ONLY instrument you can have fun with even before you know what you’re doing.

The stupidest thing I have ever heard from a guitarist was "at least you don’t have to tune your instrument" which is FALSE. In fact, we have 10x more tuning then guitarists do. Each drum head has to be tuned separately, top and bottom. Not only this, but cymbals must also be tightened to get the sound you want, whether you want them to sound like a CRASH sound or a crash with a long decay.

In short:

Drums > Every Other Instrument
Wow, that guy plays the Drums like a pro!
by Sabjian3786 August 20, 2006
 
3.
An loud sounding instrument, that I play. Oh, and no, you don't have to be a guy looking for chicks to play.

Thought it looks easy to play, it much harder than it looks. In order to play, you must move your hands, and feet to different speeds.

You right foot(normally) hits a petal that hits the biggest drum, called the "bass drum". This drum is mainly the beat drum, very steady.

Your left foot hits the cymbals whenever needed. Your hands then hit the other remaining drums.

A drum wonderful, if somewhat expensive to buy thing. Meaning, a lot of the time, drummers are needed.

They can also get you kicked out of apartments, so be careful.
BANG BANG BOOM BANG-BOSH BANG!

(Person living under you)
STOP BANGING ON THOSE DRUMS YOUR FUCKING FAG-ASS! OR I'LL COME UP THERE AND BEAT YOUR ASS!
 
4.
House. Dwelling. Place of residence.
Yeah, so were having a party at my drum next week. Coming?
by Nina February 28, 2004
 
5.
The Backbone of a musical group or band. Drummers keep the tempo of a group because in most other cases guitarists simply cannot. Although the drums do attract many girls, and are often described as being a chick magnet, they also play an important role in a band. Drums are an instrument that looks easy to play, but to ACTUALLY play them properly takes lots of practice. Saying this... drums are the ONLY instrument you can have fun with even before you know what you’re doing.

The stupidest thing I have ever heard from a guitarist was "at least you don’t have to tune your instrument" which is FALSE. In fact, we have 10x more tuning then guitarists do. Each drum head has to be tuned separately, top and bottom. Not only this, but cymbals must also be tightened to get the sound you want, whether you want them to sound like a CRASH sound or a crash with a long decay.

In short:

Drums > Every Other Instrument
Wow, that guy plays the Drums like a pro!
by Sabjian3786 August 21, 2006
 
6.
world's best instrument apart from maybe timpani (which are a kind of drums) oh yeah
she can really play the drums!
by animal (the drummer girl) June 21, 2005
 
7.
The most difficult instrument to play. On average a drummer is playing at least four individual instruments at once. Drummers supposedly get the most chicks, but I have not yet seen this (I am a drummer).

Individual drums include the high-hat, snare, bass, floor tom, tenor tom, alto tom, ride cymbal, crash cymbal, splash cymbal, and the china cymbal. There are many others which I won't list (it would take 10 pages).
Lars Ulrich
Flo Mounier
Jaska Raatikainen
Chad Smith
These are all awesome drummers.

Man, that dude plays drums! He must be a god.
by Zombayz October 10, 2006