If you're a rocker who likes to play hard and loud, you can't beat the heavy-hitting power provided by size 5B drum sticks. Known for their thickness and weight, 5B drum sticks are preferred by drummers who play styles of music that calls for excessive volume, which is why the most respected drum stick manufacturers specialize in their own models. In fact, 5B drum sticks are crafted from many different wood types, including favorites like maple, hickory, oak and birch. For players who want even more durability, you'll even find size 5B drum sticks crafted from aluminum.
For an affordable set of sticks that will hold up through countless performances, check out the Vic Firth American Classic Vic Grip Hickory Drumsticks. Turned from select hickory, these sticks produce a full-bodied sound that's especially intense when played on cymbals. Or, if you have more wiggle room in your wallet, turn your attention to the Ahead drumsticks. Featuring a precision alloy core for top-notch balance and a vibration-reduction system to decrease hand fatigue, these aluminum drum sticks are as tough as your technique.
The popularity of size 5B drum sticks also means that there are a wide range of signature artist sticks here as well. For all you Blink-182 fans, there's the Zildjian Travis Barker Signature drumstick 3-Pack. Barker is well known for his heavy playing style, which took Blink-182's sound to even greater heights when he joined the band in 1998, so you can expect a high level of staying power when you're armed with these sticks.
And the size 5B drumsticks just mentioned don't even scrape the surface of what is waiting here. Honestly, you should have no problem finding a pair of 5B drum sticks to perfectly match your tastes and budget if you stick to this catalog. Whether you're a headbanger, punk rocker or a jack-of-all-genres who wants to try something new, there's a 5B drum stick pair waiting here, just for you.