"I normally play pretty big drums, but for this lineup and tour I wanted some... more
"I normally play pretty big drums, but for this lineup and tour I wanted something smaller in size. I needed a kit that was suitable for rock, as well as the brushwork I’ve been doing on some of the new songs. I’ve been endorsing Tama for a long time now, and I called them up to see if they could help out with a new kit. I already knew by researching their website that I wanted Silverstars. I was able to get a sky blue sparkle kit—18×22 bass drum, 10×13 rack tom, 14×16 floor tom, and 5×14 snare drum."
"I went down in size on cymbals and sticks as well. I used Paiste Alphas—22? ... more
"I went down in size on cymbals and sticks as well. I used Paiste Alphas—22? Rock ride, 20? and 18? Rock crashes, 18? Rock China, 15? Rock hi-hats, 13? Mega Cup Chime, 12? Flanger Bell, and a 14? and 18? Trash set."