RUSH fansite Power Windows has learned that DW Drums is producing thirty limited edition R30 tourkits, replicas of the kit RUSH drummer Neil Peart used during the R30 tour complete with gold plated hardware and custom album logos. Although the kit will include all three snares, it will not include the Roland V drums. Only 30 will be made, and although the suggested retail price will be $53,000, they will be availalbe to order from Guitar Center for $30,000. The kits will not be available for order until on October 30th at 8am, and there will be no pre-orders. The R30 Drum Kit will be in Guitar Center's October catalog, and will also be available on NeilPeart.net.
In addition, Pro-Mark has announced it will be producing limited edition R30 Neil Peart drum sticks to be available at Guitar Center and Musician's Friend stores on October 1st. Two sets will be available: one will include sticks for Test For Echo, Grace Under Pressure, and Counterparts, while another will include sticks for Presto, Roll The Bones, and 2112. Each set will include a chance to win a copy of Roadshow or Anatomy of a Drum Solo. For more information, visit www.neilpeartdrumsticks.com.
(Thanks Power Windows)