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 →

 If you didn’t get a chance to grab your Mute Print 15th Anniversary merch, stop into @purchasestreetrecords before it’s gone forever.   Got some new stickers printed up. Thanks to @elm_street_studios for the direction.
 #familyreunion  6.25x14 Purple Heart shell, 3.0 triple flange hoops, double ended tube lugs, DW Mag throw off, 3 position butt plate repurposed Cymbal badge. This snare was built for Wail City Artist Jeff Supina. It is a gift from his brother Mike. #thatsanicegift #wailcity #wailcitypercussion #purpleheart #drum #snaredrum #staveshell #stavedrum #woodworking #wood #tubelugs #tripleflangehoops #DWMag #brass #harpoonsup #handmade #repurposed #cymbalbadges #tensionrods #harpoonsup #ventbuddy #tensionrods #tubelugs #woodartist #family