CRASH: The World's Greatest Drum Kits From Appice to Peart to Van Halen—as seen in Forbes and Variety—is the definitive Illustrated history of the drum kits of rock ’n’ roll legends. Featuring images from live concerts, outdoor festivals, and private recording sessions, this spectacular volume captures the personal connection between artist and instrument.
Along with the makes and models, each kit is accompanied by commentary about the history of the kit, its special characteristics, as well as its significance to rock history. Including photographs of Neil Peart, Carl Palmer, Ginger Baker, Keith Moon, Ringo Starr, and many more, CRASH is the ultimate photographic guide to the world of rock ’n’ roll’s most famous drum kits.
From snares to cymbals, drums are taking over the stage in this first-ever collected look into some of the most famous drum kits of rock and roll history.
CRASH was compiled by award-winning producer, engineer and music technologist David Frangioni.