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Lars Ulrich from the band Metallica is one of heavy metal's most influential drummers. He has always been known to play really cool drum kits and drum gear. Lets look and see what drum gear Lars has been seen using in his Metallica drum kit .

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Lar's Metallica Drum Kit

- Lars uses a Tama Starclassic drumkit made out of Maple in the color 'Green Sparkle'

Tama Starclassic Maple 5-piece Shell Pack

(Above is the Starclassic in a different color.)

Drums

- Tama 14x6.5" Bell Brass Lars Ulrich Signature Snare (LU1465BB)/14x6.5" Diamond Plate Steel Lars Ulrich Signature Snare (LU1465)

Tama Lars Ulrich Diamond Plate Steel Snare Drum 14x6.5 Inches

-10x9" and 12x10" toms. Either 16x14" and 16x16", or 16x16" and 18x16" floor toms used

-Two 22x16" bass drums

 

Cymbals: (Zildjian)
-14'' Z Custom 'Dyno Beat' hi-hats

Zildjian Z Custom Dyno Beat Single Hi-Hat

-17", two 18" and 19" A Medium crashes

Zildjian A Custom Medium Crash

-20'' Oriental Trash china

Zildjian Oriental China 'Trash' Cymbal

-20'' Z Custom china (Lars also sometimes uses an 18" Z custom china)

 -Lars used a 22" K Custom 'Dark' ride for recording Metallica's St. Anger album

Zildjian K Custom Dark Ride Cymbal

-Lars also used an LP red jam block (makes a sound like a wood block, heard on "dirty window" on Metallica's St. Anger)

LP Jam Block Medium Pitch with Bracket

 

 

Hardware: (Tama)
-5x Titan HC104TB Boom stand
-CA45 Cymbal Holder
-Titan HTW99 Tom Stand
-2x HP900P Iron Cobra Power Glide pedals with traditional felt beaters

Tama Iron Cobra 900 Power Glide Single Bass Drum Pedal

-Titan HS90 Snare stand
-Titan HH905 Iron Cobra Hi-Hat Stand

Tama HH905N Iron Cobra Lever Glide Glide Hi-hat Stand

-Titan HT310 throne
-MC62 Multi Clamp
-MHA623 Hi-Hat Attachment
-DW 505 Hi-Hat Clutch

 

Drum Heads
-Remo coated Emperor batter heads on toms with clear ambassador resonant heads.

Remo Drum Head ProPack 12/13/16 Smooth Emperor with14

-Clear Powerstroke 3 bass batter heads with ebony ambassador resonant heads.

Remo Powerstroke 3 Clear Bass Drumhead with Impact Patch 22

-Remo coated CS with reverse dot and ambassador snare side resonant on snare drum

Remo Coated Controlled Sound Reverse Dot Snare Head

 

Sticks

-Ahead Lars Ulrich Model drum sticks

Ahead Lars Ulrich Signature Drumsticks Regular

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