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 Mahogany shell w/Maple reinforcement rings. #wailcity #snaredrum #snare #staveshell #stavedrum #stavedrums #stavedrumshells #mahogany  6.5x14 Oak/Purple Heart shell, double ended tube lugs, DW Mag throw off, 3.0 triple flange hoops. #drum #oak #purpleheart #wailcity #snare #staveshell #stavedrum
 Stoked. Thanks @vaterdrumsticks  6x14 Oak shell, double ended tube lugs, 3.0 triple flange hoops, DW Mag throw off, repurposed cymbal badges, weathered finish.