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Neil Peart's Bubba Gump snare drum collection for sale via Soul Drums

Sun, Jun 27, 2021@11:38AM | comments

Soul Drums of Canada has been commissioned to sell a small selection of Neil Peart snare drums used on various Rush tours over the past 25 years. Three snare drums from the Bubba Gump collection are currently available for sale via Soul Drums. From the Soul Drums website:

For twenty years Neil Peart and his drum technician, Lorne "Gump" Wheaton were at the pinnacle of presenting the very best in rock drumming performance. Known affectionately as Neil "Bubba" Peart, by bandmates and the stage crew family, together, they became "Bubba Gump". Through all the album concepts; the drumsets, the snare drums, and the cymbals became the reference for the best in drumming design, pure sonic power and incredible inspiration. There are no comparisons! Together, Soul Drums and "Bubba Gump" are offering the best known snares and drums from the Test for Echo era, Vapor Trails, Snakes and Arrows, Clockwork Angels and the R40 tours. These incredible instruments represent the art, history and science of modern rock drumming and celebrate the legacy of a true master.

The available snare drums and asking prices are as follows:

NEIL PEART'S DW EDGE RED SPARKLE LACQUER/BRASS SNARE DRUM - used for the recording of Test for Echo and Vapor Trails. Also taken on tour in support of both albums. PLUS: This snare was used during Rush's performance SARStock July 30th, 2003 - Downsview Park, Toronto, Ontario. Price: $184,672.00 CAD

NEIL PEART'S DW EDGE "AZTEC RED SNAKES AND ARROWS" SNARE DRUM - used for the recording of Caravan and BU2B from Clockwork Angels. Also used during the Snakes & Arrows tour. Price: Regular price$153,893.10 CAD

NEIL PEART'S DW VLT AZTEC RED "SNAKES AND ARROWS" SNARE DRUM - used for the recording of Caravan and BU2B from Clockwork Angels. Also used during the Snakes & Arrows tour. Price: Regular price$153,893.10 CAD

For all the details visit the Soul Drums website at this location. Thanks to John at Cygnus-X1.net for the heads up.

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