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Gene Hoglan’s Drum Kit Rundown

Gene Hoglan  /  UPDATED Apr 20, 2023

Let’s talk a walk through of the gear Gene Holgan used during his time at Drumeo. Gene will talk extensively of every drum, cymbal, head, piece of hardware, and pair of sticks he’s added to his arsenal over the years.


Pearl Reference


All Sabian Cymbals
8″ China Kang
10″ China Kang
15″ AAX-Celerator Hi-Hats
18″ AAX-plosion Crash x2
20″ HH Power Bell Ride x2
19″ AA Holy China x2


All Evans Drumheads
ST Dry (Snare)
G2 Clear (Toms)
EQ3 (Kick)


ProMark 2B Sticks

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Gene Hoglan is one of the most creative and technically proficient drummers in the heavy metal music scene. As the godfather of double bass, Gene has graced stages and studios around the world with metal heavyweights like Death, Testament, Strapping Young Lad, Dark Angel, Devin Townsend, Fear Factory, and Dethklok, which has earned him a spot in the annals of heavy metal drumming as one of the all-time best.

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