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Grainy Surface
Grainy Surface

Gear Listing


Snare Drums:

Yamaha, Pearl, Slingerland, DW, Ludwig, Gretsch, and Orange County Percussion

(13” Maple Piccolo, 14” Steel, 14” Standard, 14” Maple)



SilverFox Drumsticks - Endorsement Artist



Yamaha Stage Custom Fusion (10", 12”, 14”, Green Matte Finish, YESS Mounts),

Gretsch Catalina (12”, 13”, 16”, Maple, Red Gloss)



Zildjian, Wuhan (22” Ride, 20” Ping Ride, 18” Projection Crash, 17” Crash, 17” Projection Crash, 18” China, 10” China, 10” Splash, 8” Splash, 6.75” Ice Bell, 6” Custom Splash)


Congas and Auxiliary Percussion:

Latin Percussion/LP, Toca Percussion


Tom Heads:

Aquarian Studio-X Series


Bass Heads:

Aquarian Super Kick II [Batter Side]

Remo Starfire Chrome [Resonant Side]


Snare Heads:

New Orleans Special, Hi-Impact, or Triple Threat - Aquarian


Rack System:

Gibraltar Rack System, Clamps, and Hardware


Bass Drum Pedals:

Tama Speed Cobra - Double Bass Dual Chain Drive, also Yamaha, Gretsch, and Ddrum Single Pedals



Zildjian (14” Standard) New Beat, K Custom Dry, and Quick Beat


Hi Hat Stand:

Yamaha HS1200T | 2 Leg, Swivel, Direct Drive 



Shure, Sennheiser, AKG, Audio-Technica



Roland RT-30HR (Dual Zone), Roland RT-30K, 2box TrigIt T5KIT, Hart Dynamics, Ddrum Red Shot Triggers


Electronic Drums and Live Loops:

Yamaha DTX Multi 12 (Multipad)

Yamaha DTXpress Brain Module and Pads


On-stage Drum Mixer and Send:

Yamaha MG10 (10 Channel) Analog Mixer  -  4 Microphone Preamps, 3 Dedicated Stereo Line Channels, Auxiliary Send [Click Ready], EQ, and 1-knob Compressors

FOH Send from JOYO 2.4Ghz Wireless System 3.0 



Tempo Ref, Matrix MR-800 Metronome, StudioClick, RokTempo


Studio Rings:

Aquarian Studio Rings 

Big Fat Snare Drum [Steve's Donut] 14"



Roc-N-Soc NR O-K Nitro Throne



ADJ, Chauvet - PARs, Motion Heads, Strobes, Fog, and Specialty Lighting

About Will

Years Playing Drums & Percussion:

  25+, 2nd Generation Musician

Reads Music: Yes

Current Residence:

  Tampa Bay, Florida, USA



  Associate Degree, St. Petersburg College - Collegiate level music instruction, including percussion, drum-set performance, jazz, blues, and piano instruction




Endorsement Artist:

  SilverFox Drumsticks - Woburn, MA



  - Percussive Arts Society

  - NAMM Presenter / Exhibitor

  - Guitar Center Drum-Off Guest Judge


Genres: Versatile player with sessions and live performance experience in many musical styles - Modern Rock, Funk/Soul, R&B, Pop, Dance, Jazz, Fusion, Country, Worship, Reggae, Standards, Classic Rock, Heavy Metal, Classical, Rap, Hip Hop, Modern Country, Alternative, Punk, and Polka

Influences: U2, Bob Marley, Dave Matthews Band, Tool, The Police, Incubus, Pearl Jam, Frank Zappa, George Clinton, P Funk, Pink Floyd, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Radiohead, Metallica, Chris Tomlin, Blink 182, Korn, Steve Taylor, Kenny Chesney, Charlie Peacock, Rush, Creed, Whiteheart, The Prodigy, Dr. Dre, The Chemical Brothers, Peter Gabriel, Paul Simon, Infectious Grooves, James Brown, Aerosmith, Candlebox, Jason Aldean, Sevendust, Spin Doctors, Dream Theater, Nine Inch Nails, The Killers, Newsboys, Daft Punk, anyone with the last name Marsalis or King, Matchbox 20, Seal and more.

Below is a downloadable XLS list of a number of over 400 cover songs with which Will David is already familiar and will typically play on a routine rotation.

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