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How do you spell Custom? S..J..C.. – SJC Drums

For fans of Slipknot, Twenty-One Pilots, New Found Glory, Imagine Dragons, Bowling For Soup or basically any band on the Vans Warped Tour (RIP) this drum brand will be no stranger to you. Even if you’re not super into Pop/Punk music, some of the previous creations by this company blew away audiences at drum shows and social media alike not only by how great the drums sound but also how insanely awesome they looked! As you’ve guessed by the title of this blog, I’m talking about SJC Drums…

19 years ago in a small basement in Boston Massachusetts was where the SJC Drums was born. The Ciprari brothers (Scott & Mike) took their shared passion for music and love of drums in a different direction than most would expect from two brothers. Instead of starting a family band, they instead start making drums in their Grandmothers basement. Scott took on most of the manufacturing, while Mike was the sales and marketing guy and followed a simple structure; Scott would make the drums, while Mike would reach out to their favourite bands to offer their drums.

Their perseverance paid off resulting in one of their first SJC signed artists: The Aquabats! One by one they gained further traction and their artist pool begun to expand. Taking things more seriously (and due to the phenomenal amount of work they were getting) they eventually moved out of their Grandmothers basement and into a much bigger facility! However, the company really catapulted into the stratosphere when Panic! At The Disco performed on MTV in 2006 using an SJC Drum Kit. BOOM!

From there the company moved from strength to strength. The DIY nature of the company continued to hold true and the word custom took on a whole new meaning with artists (now in their 100’s) almost in a bid to out-do each other on how crazy their custom kit could be. They even did a Back To The Future kit which resulted in a monumental dropping of JAWS…no seriously, they created a Jaws themed kit as well…

They moved from strength to strength over the years and after moving to a much bigger facility and simplifying the ranges they now have a line of drums that sound and look incredible available to drummers all over the world. We’re super excited and thrilled to be apart of the SJC family as one of their UK dealers. We’ll be bringing an extensive range of kits and snares into both our Leeds AND Glasgow stores! No stone will be left un turned as we’ll have a range to suit everyone including Pathfinder, Navigator, Providence, Tour Series and some of their incredible Artist snares & Foundation hardware. Alternatively if you’re feeling adventurous, you can design your DREAM drums using SJC’s Virtual Kit Designer (VKD) which can be special ordered via us!

So come on down, check them out and live out your pop/punk fantasy with SJC Drums! See what products we have right HERE

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