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Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers not only lays down a funky groove on his kit, he plays on some cool drum equipment. Chad also is well known for playing in the band Chickenfoot with Sammy Hagar. Let's take a peak at what drums Chad has been seen playing on.

Chad Smith playing drums with Chickenfoot band

 

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Note: Chad had a Pearl signature kit for sale during a limited time in 2008/2009:

Pearl Chad Smith Signature 5-piece Drum Set

 

Drums - Pearl Mastersworks Series 5-Piece Kit

  • 24 x 16 Maple Bass drum
  • 12 x 10 maple rack Tom
  • 14 x 14 Floor Tom
  • 16 x 16 Floor Tom

 

  • Pearl Sensitone 14x5.5" brass snare
  • Peal Sensitone 14x5.5" steel snare

 

Chad has had a signature Pearl snare:

  • CS1450 Chad Smith Signature Snare drum

Pearl Chad Smith Signature Snare Drum

 

 

 

Cymbals

- 14" AA medium Hats

Sabian AA Regular Hi-Hats Medium 14 Inches

- 10" AA medium Splash

Sabian AA Series Splash Cymbal

- 19" AA Medium Crash (or 18.5" Signature Chad Smith Explosion Crash)

Sabian AA Medium Crash CymbalSabian Chad Smith Explosion Crash Cymbal 18.5 Inches


- 21" AA Rock Ride

Sabian AA Rock Ride Cymbal

- 20" AA Rock Crash

Sabian 20

- 19" AAX China

Sabian AAX Series Chinese Cymbal

- 14'' AAXcelerator hi hat



Hardware - all Pearl

- S2000C Snare Stand

Pearl S2000/C Eliminator Snare Stand

- P2000C Eliminator Pedal
Pearl P-2000C PowerShifter Eliminator Chain-Drive Pedal

- H2000 Hi-hat Stand

Pearl H2000 Eliminator Hi-Hat Stand

- B855W Boom Cymbal Stands x 5
- TH100I Tom Arm
- D150 Drum Throne
- AX20 Adapter

 


Drum Heads - Remo

Snare - Coated CS Control Sound with dot batter on top snare ambassador on bottom snare side

Remo Coated Controlled Sound Reverse Dot Snare Head

Toms - Clear Emperor on top of Toms. Clear Ambassadors underneath

Remo Emperor Tom Drumhead Pack

Kick - Coated Powerstroke 3 on Bass Drum Batter with a Falam Slam. Custom Painted Head

Remo Powerstroke 3 Clear Bass Drumhead with Impact Patch 22

 

 


Microphones

HiHat = Shure SM81

Shure SM81 Condenser Mic

Kick = Shure SM7A and Shure SM91A

Shure SM7B Microphone with Switchable Response

Overhead = Shure KSM32

Shure KSM32/SL Condenser Mic

Snare =  Shure Beta 56A

Shure Beta 56A Instrument Microphone

Toms = Shure SM98A

Sticks

Vater 5B Chad Smith FunkBlaster

Vater Chad Smith Signature Funkblaster Drumsticks

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