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Phil Rudd


Phil Rudd

Phil Rudd is best known as the drummer of rock band AC/DC from 1975 until 1983 and again from 1994 to present.  In 2003, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame along with the other members of AC/DC. He is currently living in Tauranga, New Zealand.

Since forming in 1973, AC/DC's high voltage rock 'n' roll has flowed out into the world via consistently sold-out concert tours and global sales totaling more than 150 million albums and counting. Sony BMG Music Entertainment's #1 best-selling catalog act worldwide, AC/DC has sold nearly 70 million albums in the USA alone, making AC/DC one of the five top-selling bands in American music history.  One of the group's best-loved works, the enormously successful and influential "Back In Black," has achieved RIAA "Double Diamond" status, for sales in excess of 22 million copies in the United States and is the USA's fifth largest-selling album ever.

Phil uses:

Sonor Designer Series, Maple Light Shells, Solid Black Finish:

22x18 Bass Drum, 13x13 Tom Tom, 16x18 Floor Tom, 18x18 Floor Tom,

Sonor Phil Rudd Signature 14x5 Snare (Chrome over Brass Shell, Die Cast Hoops)

Sonor 600 Series: DT 670 Drum Throne, SS 677 Snare Stand, CBS 672 Cymbal Boom Stands (6x), CBA 672 Cymbal Boom Arm, Sonor GSP 3 Giant Step Bass Drum Pedal, Sonor 5000 Series Double Tom Stand, Sonor 5000 Series Hi-Hat Stand

Evans Drumheads: Bass Drum - EQ2, Toms - Clear G2, Snare - EC Reverse Dot, Hazy 300, PureSound "Blasters" Snare Wire