Best Drum Rug For Drummers – Five Options For The Studio and Stage

Out of all the gear we drummers use nightly at gigs, the one that seems to be the most forgotten about is our drum rug. Literally. I can’t count the number of times on my hands of how many forgotten rugs I’ve seen at clubs.

Drum rugs aren’t glamorous. They don’t give us new tones or better playing ability. Yet, they do provide a few essential functions for us: bass drum stability, hardware location, and overall look.

Best Drum Rugs of 2019 – A Quick Glance

Black Widow Drum Web Anchoring Drum Mat, The Ultimate Drum Mat

Weighs less than two pounds and completely immobilizes your pedals. No drum creep.

Black Drum Mat 6' X 5' x 1/8"

Drum Icon Best For Budget - For the minimalist drummer. Measures 6.5' x 5'.

Meinl Cymbals Drum Rug

Drum Icon Editor's Choice - Meinl fans, show your loyalty!

DW Drum Rug

DW's Drum Rug measures 5' x 7' and will look great under your DW kit.

Traditional Medallion Area Rug

For a more classic look, a traditional area rug may suit you. Measures 5' x 8'.

On-Stage Drum Mat

Measures 6' x 4' and is made from non-slip PVC composite, similar to your kitchen drawer linings. Includes bag.

If you’ve been struggling to keep your bass drum from moving,