Use Promark Hot Rod drum sticks to create fresh new dimensions of sound. Hot Rod sticks are a Promark original handmade in the USA of select birch dowels. Hot Rod sticks have a lively, natural rebound. Hot Rods were developed for drummers who want a lighter sound than regular sticks, but with more attack than brushes. In recent years, Promark Hot Rods have become increasingly popular all over the world in all styles of music.