Rock Tour features 9-ply shells of Big Leaf Mahogany (Textured Ash are 6-ply mahogany, 2-ply ash). The mahogany for Rock Tour is a South American species that is grown in a reforested, managed forest as a renewable resource. Rock Tour shells have a low fundamental, and a warm musical tone while maintaining a strong attack and great projection.
Hardware and Finishes
Rock Tour is available in the US in 5 finishes: Matte Metallic Silver, Matte Metallic Black with matte silver lugs and hoops as well as Textured Green, Textured Red Sunburst, Textured Smoke Sunburst with chrome hoops and lugs. Toms are fitted with YESS tom mounts for increased sustain, and vertical mounted floor tom brackets for added stability under extreme playing situations.
Rock Tour bass drums are virgin (no mount) ten-lug design. Bass drum claws have rubber inserts to protect the hoops and prevent rattle at low head tension. Rock Tour toms and floor toms ship with Remo Pinstripes© for durability and ease of tuning. The badge and bass drum resonant head features a new logo with an edgy, modern look.