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Drum & Percussion Accessories
Snare Drum Heads
Remo Snare Drum Heads
Since 1957, Remo has remained a driving force in the manufacture of high-quality drum heads. In fact, founder and percussionist Remo D. Belli earned plenty of praise from jazz drummers during the 1960s for pioneering the use of Mylar, and later for his clear drumheads and two-ply drumheads. Today, Belli's legacy is obvious when you consider how extensive this selection of Remo snare drum heads is. Whether you're searching for clear heads, coated heads, single-ply, double-ply - you name it, you'll find it right here in this catalog of Remo snare drum heads.
The first thing to consider when choosing a new Remo snare drum head is the thickness of the plies. Typically, snare drum heads are between 5 and 14 mm, but that can vary. Another thing to think about is how many plies you want your snare drum head to have: single-ply drum heads are thinner, which makes for a ringing, open tone that's ideal for jazz and light rock. On the other hand, double-ply drum heads have a more focused tone and are very durable - perfect for heavier drum performances like in metal or punk. Remo snare drum heads also come in clear and coated styles: clear heads tend to be louder and higher in pitch, while coated heads are easier to tune, have a warmer sound and produce more bounce when hit with a drum stick.
If you're an experienced drummer, then you probably have a good idea of which Remo snare drum head is best for you. If you're still not sure, we'll suggest checking out some of the many top sellers. Popular choices include single-ply heads like the Ambassador Hazy Snare Side Head and the Powerstroke X Coated Drumhead. Or, if double-ply sounds more like your cup of tea, feast your eyes on the Black X Batter Drumhead. Each of these snare drum heads offer their own unique characteristics, and trying each of them can only make you a more versatile player.
From Chad Smith and Josh Freese, the greatest drummers in the world continuously count on Remo snare drum heads to make their talents realized. Of course, improving your drum performance has been Remo D. Belli's goal from the very beginning. Make no mistake, if your current snare drum head no longer boasts the punchy attack it once had, you couldn't have chosen a better place to buy a new one.