If you have ever studied music, you’ll appreciate that reading written music can be a challenge. If you haven’t studied music at all it can be quite off-putting. What the heck do all those little symbols even mean? Luckily for us, there’s an easier way. In this article we’ll look at how to read drum tabs. While tabs aren’t perfect, a good one will get you in the game and playing a song very close to the real thing.