Welcome to Rattle & Drum Music

Guitars, bass, drum and Musical Instrument Specialist. Our team are all very experienced with over 60 years combined music industry experience.

We offer top brands such as Takamine, Fender, Ibanez, Gretsch, ESP, Yamaha, Roland, Pearl, Mapex and Tama to name just a few.

We are Derby's only premium Fender dealer which means we have the biggest range and the best prices available. Our friendly and experienced team are happy to give you impartial advice either over the phone or via email, or in-store at our Derby shop. In-store you are welcome to view and demo any of our products.

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Zildjian Artist Choice

Zildjian Artist Choice

Zildjian’s artist roster is a who’s who of the world’s most legendary drummer and they’re as passionate about the cymbals they play as Zildjian are when they make them. Therefore, Zildjian have teamed up with ten of the most significant players of the moment to bring you an insight into the cymbals they love. From legends like Queen’s Roger Taylor, Foo Fighters Taylor Hawkins and Blink 182’s Travis Barker, to young influencers like Josh Dun, Ben Thatcher and Eddy Thrower.

Each week Rattle & Drum and Zildjian Cymbals will be showcasing a different artist and their favourite cymbal from their setup. So, if you love the sound of Ash Soan’s Hi-Hats or the ferocity of Bring Me The Horizon’s crash sound, now you can find out how they do it.


Takamine Guitars - G-Series

With stunning design and flawless build quality, Takamine pride themselves in making ‘the hardest working’ guitars. Just look at the list of some of the world’s leading musicians that rely on their instruments night after night; Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Garth Brooks, Bruno Mars, John Scofield, Don Henley and many others choose Takamine because they know they won’t let them down.

The G-Series from Takamine has been designed to offer unrivalled levels of quality and performance at a price accessible to all. With such a large selection of body styles and quality finishes to choose from, there’s sure to be a guitar to suit any player.

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