During Winter NAMM 2017 Ludwig cashed in on the 'Best in Show Gotta Stock It' award with two of their new products: the 8x14" Black Beauty snare drum, and their Evolution outfit. Stuff you want to have, so to speak. And for the new snare drums below that you can see and hear in the videos, that is surely true. Check out these demos of the new 2017 snare drums for Ludwig.
Here is the full article with all the details, photos and more videos on Drummerszone:
snare #1: Raw Copperphonic Snare Drum 8x14" with Imperial Lugs
snare #2: 8x14" Black Beauty
snares #3 & #4: The 5.5" and 7" Stainless Steel
snares #5 & #6: Standard Maple 8x14" snare drums
In the video you see and hear the Black Flame finish, but there is also a Mojave Cherry finish.