Sick Drummer Magazine and Centent Cymbals USA Announce The Ugly Cymbal Contest!

This contest has ended and the winner, Danny Vargas (@danny.vargas666) has been notified. Thank you all for entering and sharing our contest, and Happy Holidays!


You’ve all heard of the Ugly Sweater that has become popular surrounding the Christmas Holiday… well, Sick Drummer Magazine and Centent Cymbals USA have teamed up to bring you the first ever Ugly Cymbal Contest!

One lucky winner will be selected to receive a full set of Centent Tang 5 Dragon Series Cymbals – Sick Drummer Magazine Edition with a retail value over $1,000.00. These cymbals are all laser etched with the Sick Drummer Magazine logo. These cymbals are one of a kind!

This set of cymbals includes:

Centent B20 Tang 5 Dragon Series 14” Hi-hats

Centent B20 Tang 5 Dragon Series 16” Crash

Centent B20 Tang 5 Dragon Series 18” Crash

Centent B20 Tang 5 Dragon Series 20” Ride

Listen to Centent Cymbals USA Artist Jeremy Gilmartin putting the B20 Tang 5 Dragon Series through their paces with ‘Nailbiter’ by Neck of the Woods.

How To Enter:

1. Prepare your image for the contest and upload it to InstaGram. Your post must include the following three #hashtags:

#uglycymbalcontest2018, #cententcymbalsusa and #sickdrummermagazine.

You must also follow Sick Drummer Magazine (@sickdrummermag) and Centent Cymbals USA (@cententcymbalsusa) on InstaGram and tag us in your entry.

If your account is “Private” and we do not follow you, your picture will not show up when we search the required #hashtags. Please send us a message and we’ll request to follow you. 

Contest Rules:

There are no guidelines as to what makes your cymbal “ugly,” it’s up to you. It can be dirty, cracked, stained, decorated, clothed etc. The only rule is that your entry must not include anything vulgar or profane in nature.

Open to anyone over the age of 18. If winner is located outside the continental United States they are subject to shipping costs and/or import duties that may be imposed. If winner can not meet said obligation a re-draw will be done. 

The Winner will be chosen and announced on Christmas Day December 25th at 2:00 PM EST and will have 48 hours to claim the prize. If the winner does not reply, a new winner will be chosen on December 28th and the same 48-hour reply timeframe starts again.

Any Instagram post containing the three required #hashtags will be eligible for entry:




No persons social media contacts, names, personal information or contacts will be offered to any other media outlet or collection service, nor used outside of this contest. 

Deadline for entries is Midnight EST on Dec 24th. For any additional information please contact:

Happy Holidays from SDM and Centent Cymbals USA, and Good Luck!