QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali has posted the following message on his official web site:"I bought my first Ludwig drum set with a 14 X 26 bass drum when I was 18 years old. I was working after school giving lessons to younger drummers at Brown's Music store in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. I saved every penny from that job and with my employee discount and with money saved from my summer construction job as a roofer, I ordered my first John Bonham-style kit in the Maple finish. It was the best sounding drum set I had ever played. "I have come full circle through the generosity of Ludwig Drums, Mr. Jim Catalano and most of all with the kindness of Todd Trent. I now have the 2006 version of my original maple set. The sizes are 26" bass drum, 12 X 15 tom, 16 X 16 and 16 X 18 floor toms and a 6.5 X 14 Supraphonic snare drum. This new set is as beautiful as my original set and sounds just as amazing. There is nothing that compares to that great Ludwig sound!" Click here to view both "then" and "now" drum sets. QUIET RIOT's latest album, "Rehab", is available on Chavis Records.
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