Gene Drum Set

Drummer Gene Hoglan Auctions Drumkit for Charity

Durmmer Gene Hoglan is currently auctioning his Pearl Masters Custom drumkit- utilized on Ozzfest, tours with Opeth, Strapping Young Lad, Unearth, and on Hoglan's first DVD, The Atomic Clock. The set was also used to record Strapping Young Lad's The New Black, as well as records by Tenet, Meldrum, Mr. Plow and Zimmer's Hole.  The drumkit will be auctioned off via eBay auction. Partial proceeds from this sale will be donated to The National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics, in memory of Death frontman Chuck Schuldiner and Michelle Meldrum. For more info visit nafcclinics.org.

The Pearl Masters Custom Set features a 12x9, 15x11, 16x18 and two 24x16 kick drums. It also includes shells, rims, cymbal stands and a tom stand (this includes what is pictured on eBay only). To watch a personal video message from Hoglan describing the kit, albums/tours it was used on and donation details, click here.

GENE HOGLAN's second DVD, The Atomic Clock: The Clock Strikes Two, is out now. The DVD features the Clock himself breaking down some of his favorite beats, telling stories and playing along with tracks from several of his most legendary projects, including Strapping Young Lad, Testament and Death. An impressive roster of high-caliber musicians also weigh in over the course of the feature, offering stories about Gene and their experiences working with him. Interviews include the aforementioned clips of Scott Ian and Frank Bello of Anthrax, 3 Inches of Blood/Revocation's Ash Pearson, Jason Bittner of Shadows Fall, Chuck Billy, Alex Skolnick, and Eric Peterson of Testament, and more. The Atomic Clock: The Clock Strikes Two provides a glimpse into the philosophies, techniques, and history of one of metal's most influential musicians of all time.

Fans can order physical and digital copies here in Canada and here in North America/elsewhere worldwide.

For more information on Gene Hoglan, visit hoglanindustries.com.