The Most Famous Name in Drums
Ludwig began in 1909 in Chicago where two brothers, William F. and Theo Ludwig, developed a bass drum pedal that could play fast, forming the company "Ludwig and Ludwig." From humble beginnings through to today, Ludwig have strived to become "The Most Famous Name in Drums".
The drum set of choice for many legendary drummers over the years - Buddy Rich, John Bonham, Ringo Starr, Alex Van Halen, to name a few - Ludwig drums became famous through the 60’s and 70’s and since then has maintained its status as one of the most popular drum manufacturers in the world.
Ludwig offers a huge range of drums and accessories, including full drum kits, snares, percussion, hardware and accessories. The company also celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2009, releasing even more flagship percussion equipment. Ludwig's snares are often considered some of the best in the business, holding the title of the world's most toured and recorded snare drums ever.
For over 100 years Ludwig have provided high-quality drums to an extensive list of renowned drummers the world over, offering a vast selection of tones, styles and sizes designed to get the best out of your playing.