UK retailer Gear4music launches WHD drum brand New acoustic, electronic and acrylic percussion products Gear4music.com, launched in 2003 and now one of the largest retailers of musical instruments and equipment in the UK, has introduced WHD, a new drum brand consisting of advanced acoustic, electronic and acrylic kits, as well as steel snare drums, drum hea Gear4music.com, launched in 2003 and now one of the largest retailers of musical instruments and equipment in the UK, has introduced WHD, a new drum brand consisting of advanced acoustic, electronic and acrylic kits, as well as steel snare drums, drum heads and cymbals.

The acoustic kits range from £329.95 (or €375.22 for European customers) for the full birch, six-ply WHD 5-Piece Swing set, which features a full complement of sizes, styles and colours.

The six-ply birch/basswood hybrid Studio Fusion and seven-ply birch Rock Custom kits complete the WHD acoustic series.

High-end components on all WHD acoustic kits include triple flange hoops, key-style tension bolts and high tension, low-mass floating one-piece lugs, which provide enhanced resonance.

Acrylic
The acrylic kit offers one-ply hardened acrylic shells, polished bearing edges and suspension mounted rack toms, all for a retail price of £749.95 incl. vat (that's € 852.84 incl vat for the rest of Europe)

Electronic kit
The WHD 516-Pro electronic drum kit (£399.99 or €454.87) is a five-piece set in a striking white color with 29 preset kits, 16 user kits, seven hi-hat combos and 400 drum sounds.

Snare drum
Steel construction was selected for the WHD Steel Snare (£69 or €78.47), in order to provide an ideal sonic complement to the acoustic range, with a bright tone, long sustain and penetrating rim shot sound.

Jonathan Meager, marketing manager at Gear4music, says:

"We’re incredibly excited to bring the WHD brand to the UK market as we feel it offers some of the most professional drum appointments available at this price point. From the incredibly unique WHD Acrylic Kit, to the WHD 516-Pro Electronic Kit, each piece of WHD drum equipment has been carefully developed to provide the highest quality features possible."

The WHD Drum and Percussion range is available now.

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