Over the last few weeks I've been taking samples from various drummers I've been recording, as well as borrowing a few from drummer friends etc, and am compiling a multisampled package which will be up for sale soon.

But one of them, a brass Yamaha power piccolo, struck me as the most ridiculously perfect brutal death metal snare (which, to be fair, belongs to my friend who's in several death/black metal bands)


Got a really nice 'ping' to it and really cuts.