Drum gear

I’m extremely fortunate to have endorsements for every part of my set up with companies that I believe make some of the best gear available. It’s taken years to get to this point, but it really makes a massive difference when the people that you get to deal with are all so cool.

My current main setup is back to double bass (the way nature intended it!)


10″ and 13″ rack toms

14″ and 16″ floor toms (mounted on the rack)

2 x 22″ bass drums

1 x Black Panther snare

14″ Paiste Heavy hi-hats

17″ Paiste 2002 Power Ride

18″ Paiste RUDE Wild Crash

18″ Paiste RUDE Crash/Ride

18″ Paiste Dark Energy Crash

22″ Paiste Rhythm Master Ride

18″ Paiste RUDE Novo-China

2 x Duallist pedals

Gibraltar rack

Wincent sticks (5B)

Aquarian Skins (Triple Threat snare heads, Performance II tom heads, Super Kick II bass heads),

Hardcase cases

Best Tronics cables (drum snake)


Everybody has their ultimate set up and this one is mine. I also have a second kit that I use for playing covers locally in Black Iron Priest (no prizes for guessing the three bands whose tracks we play) and this one is a single bass white Mapex kit with the same cymbal and skins configuration. It’s also what I used for recording The Blacklist because the double bass was under construction then.

The white kit in the studio
The white kit in the studio