Nick Carter has been a professional drummer for over 20 years, during which time he has played numerous shows with a wide range of artists in venues around the globe. 

After studying at Leeds College of Music, Nick’s impressive C.V. includes playing with artists as diverse as Jimmy OsmondThe Osmond Brothers (Jimmy, Jay and Merrill), Swans In FlightCharlie Green

TM StevensCraig MilvertonEmily PennyMarco MendozaDoug WimbishDerek NashMartin DaleBruce AdamsAlan BarnesLee GibsonJeff Berlin + Many More

As a seasoned, professional player, Nick is at-home on stages of any size and is a very competent sight reader having worked on large-scale production shows and countless last minute dep gigs. He is similarly well versed in working with click tracks and is equipped with his own IEM system and full compliment of drum mics and associated cables/stands alongside his top-of-the-range kit and cymbals of choice.

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Thanks to his dedication and knowledge of all things drum-related, Nick is also an experienced music journalist, having previously held the title of editor of Drummer magazine (2012-2014), where he conducted interviews with the biggest names in drumming as well as reviewed the freshest new gear available on the market and devised features aimed squarely at inspiring and educating the next generation of players.

He is currently product demonstrator and online editor for new international website Drummer’s Review (, where the freshest new gear available on the drumming market is reviewed in an unbiased, honest way. 

Below is a small excerpt from one of Drummer’s Review’s latest videos showcasing Nick’s approach to demonstrating the instruments they feature…

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