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Taylor Hawkins was the drummer for Alanis Morissette, before becoming drummer in one of our favorite rock bands, The Foo Fighters. Taylor also has his own side project called Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders.

Let's take a look at some of the gear and equipment that has been seen in Taylor's drum kit.

Taylor playing drums with foo fighters

CoolClick the gear for more info and specs at Musician's FriendCool

 

Drums

2011 Drum Kit

Gretsch USA Custom drum kit (natural satin finish)
- 6.5x14" Brass Snare drum
- 18x22" Bass Drum
- 6x6" Concert Tom drum
- 6x8" Concert Tom drum
- 7x10" Concert Tom drum
- 8x13" Tom drum
- 16x16" Floor Tom drum
- 16x18" Floor Tom drum

Gretsch Drums Hammered Brass Snare Drum

 

Also has been seen using in the past:

- Gretsch USA Custom set:
- 16x24" kick drum
- brass black-lacquered 6.5x14" snare
- rack toms measuring 5x8, 6.5x10 and 11x13"
- two floor toms (14x16 and 16x18")
- Remo 14" Rototom

Remo Roto Toms 14 Inch




Cymbals

2011 Cymbals

- Zildjian 15" K Light hi-hat cymbals

Zildjian 14

- Zildjian 19" K Custom Hybrid crash

Zildjian K Custom Hybrid Crash

- Zildjian 21" A Sweet Ride

Zildjian A Series Sweet Ride Cymbal 21 Inches

- Zildjian 20" A Custom EFX Crash

Zildjian A Custom EFX Crash Cymbal

- Zildjian 20" A Custom China (modded)

Zildjian A Custom China Cymbal

 

 

Taylor has also been seen using the following cymbals:

- Zildjian 15" New Beat hi-hats

Zildjian A Series New Beat Hi-Hat Cymbal Pair

- Zildjian 18" Custom crashes (x2)

- Zildjian 22" Rock ride

- Zildjian 20" A Custom crash

Zildjian A Custom Crash Cymbal

- Zildjian 21" K Brilliant Crash Ride

Zildjian K Crash Ride Cymbal 21

- Zildjian 22" A Custom Ride

Zildjian A Custom Ride Cymbal

- Zildjian 19" A Custom Crash





Heads
- Remo Emperor X on the snare batter head

Remo Emperor X Coated Batter - 14

- Remo Clear Ambassador bottom snare head
- Remo Emperor coated tom batter side heads
- Remo Clear Ambassador bottom heads (toms)
- Remo Clear Powerstroke 3 bass drum batter side head

Remo Powerstroke 3 Clear Bass Drumhead with Impact Patch 22

- Remo Coated Ambassador bass drum front head




Other
- DW 9000 hardware (also has used Gibraltar in the past)
- DW 9000 Series kick pedal

DW 9000PB Single Pedal

- Latin Percussion cowbell (not sure exact model. See picture)

LP LP007 Rock Cowbell

- LP Jam Block

LP Jam Block Medium Pitch with Bracket

- Zildjian Taylor Hawkins signature series drumsticks, size: 5B

Zildjian Taylor Hawkins Signature Drum Stick Pair

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