Hard-as-nails. Produced by Ross Robinson.

  • 18 piece kit hand-picked by Metal legend Ross Robinson
  • Recorded in the Grotto, Ross Robinson's STONE walled drum room
  • Xtra slot "Trig" samples to double up kicks and snares

Audio demos

The studio

Ross Robinson Studios

Los Angeles

When you think of a metal studio you might not think of sunny Venice Beach California but that's where Ross Robinson creates his raw in-to-the-bone sound. Known as The Godfather of Nu Metal, Robinson is world renowned for his production skills, having presided over seminal albums for bands like Sepultura and Limp Bizkit as well as discovering bands like Korn, Slipknot, and Limp Bizkit. His place in the pantheon of metal is unquestioned.

As a producer, Ross always pushes a band (sometimes physically) all the way to their limits to get to the core of the realest and rawest performances. He often records the whole band gathered tight around the drums, feeling their energy as the heartbeat of the song, and to make sure everyone feels the raw power of the drummer, he built "The Grotto", a small room whose walls and floor are covered in actual ROCK! The punch and rawness Ross gets out of this man made drum cave is elemental magic.


Custom Kit - Ludwig Classic Maple

This 18 piece kit delivers the goods in any style of Metal. It comprises thunderous maple toms, and a heavy kick from Ludwig, vicious Zildjian cymbals and a sharp balanced snare from Gretsch, made of HAMMERED METAL, just in case you needed convincing! Seeing as this ADpak is designed to allow you to go all in, we've added a special feature that's a must for the modern Metal producer; "Trig" samples (recorded with extra attack and shorter decay) for putting in the Xtra slot and beefing out the kick and snare.

Oh, and it was all hand-picked and tuned by metal legend Ross Robinson for the recording sessions. No biggie!

Kit details

  • Ludwig 22x18"
  • Hammered
    Gretsch Hammered 14x5"
  • New Beat
    Zildjian New Beat 15"
  • Trig Kicks & Snares
    XLN Audio Trig Kicks & Snares
  • Classic Maple
    Ludwig Classic Maple 10x8"
  • Classic Maple
    Ludwig Classic Maple 12x8"
  • Classic Maple
    Ludwig Classic Maple 13x9"
  • Classic Maple
    Ludwig Classic Maple 16x16"
  • Classic Maple
    Ludwig Classic Maple 18x16"
  • Hybrid
    Zildjian Hybrid 17"
  • A Custom Rezo
    Zildjian A Custom Rezo 20"
  • K Crash Ride
    Zildjian K Crash Ride 20"
  • K Dark
    Zildjian K Dark 19"
  • K Custom Hybrid
    Zildjian K Custom Hybrid 9"
  • AAX Ozone
    Sabian AAX Ozone 10"
  • K Custom Hybrid
    Zildjian K Custom Hybrid 19"
  • A Custom
    Zildjian A Custom 18"
  • A Medium
    Zildjian A Medium 24"
  • 22x18" Ludwig Classic Maple
  • 14x5" Gretsch Hammered Chrome over Brass
  • 10x8" Ludwig Classic Maple
  • 12x8" Ludwig Classic Maple
  • 13x9" Ludwig Classic Maple
  • 16x16" Ludwig Classic Maple
  • 18x16" Ludwig Classic Maple
  • 15" Zildjian New Beat
  • Trig Sounds
  • 9" Zildjian K Custom Hybrid Splash
  • 10" Sabian AAX Ozone Splash
  • 17" Zildjian Hybrid Crash
  • 18" Zildjian A Custom China
  • 19" Zildjian K Custom Hybrid China
  • 19" Zildjian K Dark Crash
  • 20" Zildjian A Custom Rezo Crash
  • 20" Zildjian K Crash Ride
  • 24" Zildjian A Custom Medium Ride