Drum Workshop, Inc. recently announced a new addition to their world famous line of DW Collector’s Series® Snare Drums. Available in 5.5x14” and 6.5x14” sizes the unique Concrete drums are perfectly suited for both live and studio applications and provide a decidedly different tonal quality than either wood or metal. DW Executive Vice President and Drum Designer, John Good, comments on the drum’s unique sonic qualities, “This drum is a completely different animal. Our goal is to outfit drummers with as many sounds as possible, so this one definitely fits the bill. At first, we were surprised at the dry, focused sound, but, man, does it have volume! It’s a shotgun! And the color of the raw stone looks really nice with our matte satin chrome hardware. It’s just a killer combination all around.”
The thin, cast 1mm shell includes a standard 45 degree cut bearing edge and snare beds. The Custom Shop drum includes standard features such as: MAGTM throw-off system with 3P™ (3 position) but-plate, True Tone™ snare wires, True Pitch™ stainless steel tension rods, 3.0mm steel True Hoops™ and DW Heads by Remo® USA.
Each concrete drum is made to order and can be combined with any DW Custom Shop drum set order.
Good adds, “We’ve already had lots of positive comments from our artists about this particular drum. The exciting thing is that drummers playing all different styles of music like it. It’s not just a Rock drum. We’ve had some of our R&B and Country guys also take notice. This is something different and I think DW fans will appreciate our effort to push the envelope.”
Retail price for the 5.5x14” and 6.5x14” is $1,230.99. For further information, contact your local DW drum dealer or Drum Workshop, Inc. at: 3450 Lunar Court, Oxnard, CA 93030, tel: 805-485- 6999, fax 805-485-1334, web:www.dwdrums.com.