I absolutely love the Leedy lug design. Foo Fighters and Hawkins are huge Queen fans so what better way to celebrate the life of one of your idols then by putting his face on your kick drum. Discover (and save!) Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. 2011 Drum Kit. Popular Drummers who still use Rototoms include: Tim Alexander of Primus, Travis Barker of Blink-182, Danny Carey of Tool, Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters, Nick Mason of Pink Floyd and Eric Kretz of Stone Temple Pilots. Once we embarked on this mega journey there was no going back and little did we know that Taylor Hawkins’ drum kit was the only one of it’s kind…EVER. Oliver Taylor Hawkins (born February 17, 1972) is an American musician, best known as the drummer of the rock band Foo Fighters. So... if the Leedy drums released by Slingerland are referred to as "Slingerleedy," what are these? Was Taylor Hawkins playing a Gretsch kit with Leedy lugs last night? For this song, Taylor Hawkins and Dave Grohl switched roles. Dave went behind the drum kit, and Taylor plays guitar and sings. See more ideas about drums, drummer, drum kits. Motherwell, United Kingdom. DRUMS Current Kit Setup: USA Custom in Bright Pink Gloss Lacquer 5x6” & 6x8” Concert Toms, 9x13” Rack Tom, 16x16” & 16x18” Floor Tom, 18x24” Bass Drum, 6.5x14” Bell Brass Snare Drum CYMBALS 2011 Cymbals - Zildjian 15" K Light hi-hat cymbals - Zildjian 19" K Custom Hybrid crash - Zildjian 21" A Sweet… He has been married to Alison since 2005. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. In the video’s description, she wrote: 'My dream is to one day jam with Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins and all the Foo Fighters! Events in Your Area. Just watched a clip of the Foo Fighters from Saturday Night live last night, and it really looked to me like he had Leedy box lugs on his kit. "But this one is really Motörhead meets Sgt. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. The floor tom leg brackets appear to be Gretsch 9025 brackets much like those on the Leedy 13/16/18/22 w/ 6.5x14 Snare WMP Drum Kit Owned By Tre Cool Of Green Day courtesy of Reverb and lcondo123. Their Energy series is perfect for students. Their drum tech, Gersh, knows what he's doing. Welcome to /r/FooFighters! Gretsch Drums Catalina Club CT1-J484 4-piece Shell Pack with Snare Drum - Satin Walnut Glaze 4-piece Mahogany Drum Kit with 14" x 18" Bass Drum, 8" x 12" Rack Tom, 14" x 14" Floor Tom, and 5" x 14" Snare Drum - Satin Walnut Glaze Gretsch Drums' Catalina Club 4-piece drum kit is a cool throwback. Track to know when Foo Fighters GB - Foo Fighters Tribute is playing near you. Modern Drummer magazine's 20th annual Modern Drummer Festival took place this past September 12th on what would have been the late Neil Peart's 68th birthday as a virtual, livestreamed, pay-per-view event produced by LiveXLive. Hawkins was born on February 17, 1972 in Fortworth, Texas. Fred Gretsch owns the Leedy name which he got when he bought Slingerland but then kept when he sold that brand. If Gretsch resurrected Leedy, I would buy a kit in a heartbeat. I wonder what's going on....maybe Leedy isn't dead? When the band performs live, Hawkins fills in as a vocalist whenever Dave Grohl, who is also an accomplished drummer, sits behind the kit. So, imagine our delight when we heard that Gretsch had announced a signature snare for the one-time Alanis Morissette sticksman. ( Log Out /  Gretsch Drums' patented multi-ply lamination progress resulted in the worlds first warp free drum hoop back in 1918. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. 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