Ahead Drumsticks

Ahead Drumsticks is one of the top companies pushing the innovation of products percussionists desire. It all started when Rick Grossman was working for the Eastern company (aluminum based sporting equipment) and he had the idea to apply these techniques to drumsticks. Over the years Ahead has branched out to other percussion based products.

Ahead Grip Tape

The Ahead Grip Tape is designed to cover 1 pair of sticks and provide a natural, soft grip feel to any pair of drumsticks. These are designed to work perfectly with any model... 

Ahead S-Hoop Marching Practice Pad with Snare Sound

The perfect snare pad for marching drummers. Ahead’s 14″ AHSHP S-Hoop Practice Pad has a replaceable, black carbon fiber playing surface with built in snare sou... 

Ahead Drumstick Mallet Tower

The Ahead Drumstick Mallet Tower holds large selection of mallets and sticks in a small but accessible design. The Tower gives quick access to the selection of playing impl... 

Ahead Double-Sided Practice Pad - Rubber / Brush

The newest addition to the Ahead lineup of products is this 14" double sided practice drumpad. This pad features a soft rubber material on one side and a coating on the other... 

Ahead S-Hoop Chavez Tenor Practice Pad (Blue Surface / Black)

Ahead Percussion and acclaimed percussionist Chazvez Lowe have developed this tenor practice pad. Five steel rimmed blue pads are mounted on a solid black wood frame. The rece... 

Ahead 7" Single-Sided Practice Pad

The Ahead 7″ Single-Sided Mountable Pad is perfect for silent practice anywhere. The 8mm thread easily allows for mounting on most practice pads stands.  

Ahead 5AB Hybrid Drumsticks

The newest addition to the Ahead Drumstick lineup is this Hybrid Studio model 5ABS. This model blends two different sized sticks into one with the overall balance and feel th... 

Ahead LT Stick Covers - Long Taper

This replacement Ahead Drumstick sleeve is the Long Taper model and is designed to fit models 5B and Lars Ulrich Signature models. These sleeves are sold in pairs. 

Ahead M1CX Marching Snare Drumsticks

Ahead M1CX Marching Snare Drumsticks are designed for drum corps and all styles of marching. Provides a shorter cover, shorter taper, extended grip area and longer reach. Perf... 

Ahead 5A Drumsticks

Ahead 5A Drumsticks are 16" in length and feature a .540 diameter shaft with a .030 thick wall. This model features the Medium Taper sleeve, so be sure to purchase the MT sle... 

Ahead AKPP Strap On Practice Pad

The Ahead 5" Strap On Practice Pad easily secures to players using an adjustable Velcro strap. This opens up multiple options for warming up and practicing when a tabletop ... 

Ahead 10" Practice Pad with Snare Sound

The Ahead 10″ Corp Practice Pad has a hard playing surface that feels like a real snare drum. A snare unit on the bottom of the pad produces a quiet snare sound.  

Ahead LU Lars Ulrich Drumsticks

Ahead Signature Series drumsticks include the Lars Ulrich model. These sticks are 16.25" in length and feature a long taper that is .595 in diameter and .035 wall thickness. ... 

Ahead Armor Case OGIO Drum Hardware Sled - 38x16x14

The Ahead Armor AA5038W Rolling Hardware sled is the ultimate drum hardware case. Designed with the help of OGIO this hardware bag makes trucking your gear to the gig super ea... 

Ahead Replacement Cabon Fibre Surface For S-Hoop Marching Pads

This is a Carbon Fiber Replacement Surface for Ahead S-Hoop Marching Practice pads. Carbon Fiber Surface - Black Peel and stick adhesive 11.5" D... 

Ahead Chavez Arsenal ABM2 Marching Bass Drum Mallets

Ahead ABM2 Chavez Arsenal Marching Bass Drum Mallets are designed for 18" - 22" marching bass drums. Where incredible feel, sleek design, speed and durability comes to fruitio... 

Ahead Chavez Arsenal ATM Tenor Mallets

Ahead Chavez Arsenal 1 Tenor Mallets are the next generation when it comes to traditional tenor mallets. These mallets are balanced to eliminate a typical top heavy feel, whil... 

Ahead Chavez Arsenal ABM3 Marching Bass Drum Mallets

Ahead ABM3 Chavez Arsenal Marching Bass Drum Mallets are designed for 22" - 26" marching bass drums. Where incredible feel, sleek design, speed and durability comes to fruitio... 

Ahead MT Stick Covers - Medium Taper

This replacement Ahead Drumstick sleeve is the Medium Taper model and is designed to fit models 5A, Hybrid 5ABS and Joey Jordison Signature models. These sleeves are sold in ... 

Ahead 14" Spinal-G Round Drum Throne

The Ahead 14" Spinal-G Round Drum Throne is designed to eliminate tail-bone compression and support the way your body moves by improving flexibility and fighting fatigue, h...