Wail City Percussion is a company specializing in hand made stave shell snare drums from my workshop in New Bedford, MA. At Wail City, I passionately craft each shell to create a drum to have exceptional tone, character, and versatility that you won’t find in any standard ply shell.

Wail City Drumming!

Check out Bird Attack’s latest podcast #70 featuring Wail City President, and drummer from A Wilhelm Scream at www.birdattackradio.com

Pat Thetic

Pat Thetic joins the Wail City Family! Read more →

 6.5x14 Purple Heart/Oak segmented shell, repurposed cymbal badges, 3.0 triple flange hoops, DW Mag throw. This drum is for Sale. It can be seen at the up coming A Wilhelm Scream shows: Webster Hall NY, The Parlor Newport RI, Paradise Boston MA, and at the Fest in Gainsville FL (If it does not get sold beforehand) Serious inquiries can contact me at: wailcitypercussion@gmail.com  6.5x14 Mahogany shell w/Maple reinforcement rings. #wailcity #snaredrum #snare #staveshell #stavedrum #stavedrums #stavedrumshells #mahogany
 6.5x14 Walnut/Oak Hybrid shell, double ended tube lugs, 3.0 triple flange hoops, repurposed cymbal badges, DW Man throw off, weathered finish. #snaredrum #wailcity #wailcitypercussion #staveshell #stave #oak #walnut#drum  Stoked. Thanks @vaterdrumsticks