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.

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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 →

 Here is one of the steps of my process. This is how I achieve my outer diameter. #routerlathe  Ladies and gentlemen! This is Wail City artist Luis Martinez from the band La Armada. La Armada is raw hard core punk band with roots in the Dominican Republic. There live show is off the chain, and the energy is at 11. You can check them out live this month with @propagandhi_official. Give a listen to there new song Unquenchable here: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10156155851634812&id=349543114811 After you fall in love with the band you can pick up there new record: http://www.laarmada.limitedrun.com #wailcitypercussion #wailcity #harpoonsup #laarmada
 A view of things to come. #walnut #birch #hybrid  This snare was made for Wail City artist @mimjargle a few years back. It was stolen along with the rest of Counterpunch's gear. Let's hope that whoever is responsible for this gets the most severe case of boneitis known to back yard wrestlers. Anyway, there insurance money came in and we got to recreate the missing drum. We are very excited to have Jim up and running once again! #wailcity #harpoonsup #stavedrum #staveshell #mahogany #freefloater #snaredrum