An Introduction to Newsgroups
There are literally thousands of newsgroups on the Web and many of them specialize in drums, drumming, and percussion. The real trick is to find one that's worth following!
Newsgroups Specializing in Drums and Percussion
What is Usent?
Usenet is a collection of newsgroups where users can post messages and they're distributes via Usenet servers. Click the above link for more details.
Moderated Newsgroups FAQ
Check this out is you know a little about Usenet and other Internet newsgroups and want to know more about moderated newsgroups; If you are considering volunteering to help moderate a newsgroup; If you want to learn more about the process of creating or changing newsgroups or changing the status of an existing group.
NOTE from Tiger Bill: Newsgroups were popular way back at the dawn of the Internet (circa 1998) and, although they are still around today, they have all but been replaced by Social Media sites such as Faceboook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.