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PEARL MASTERS MAPLE RESERVE. LIMITED EDITION

The Ultimate kit for a PRO drummer is now available in Solid Matte Black For a limited time this classic 100% Maple shell pack is available in a Solid Matte Black finish. This 4-piece kit consists of a 22x18 Bass drum, a 10x07 Tom, a 12x08 Tom and a 16x14 Floor Tom. Phenomenal resonance, rich warm sound, lively punch, excellent shell and edge work. A Classic Formula For Sonic Greatness "Pearl Masterts Maple Reserve is a Genuinely Effective Blend of the Vintage and the Cutting edge" - Music Radar MRV924XEP/BN119 Suggested Selling Price: 2599,- EURO SHELLS 4 ply 5mm 100% Maple Shells with 4 ply Maple Reinforcement Rings HEADS Clear Ambassador Tom, Ported Powerstroke3 Remo Heads TOM MOUNTS Aluminum OptiMount Suspension System HOOPS Low Mass FatTone Hoops


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CHRISTOPHER WILLIAMS FROM ACCEPT HAS JOINED THE PEARL ROSTER!

We’re very pleased to welcome Christopher Williams from German living metal legends ACCEPT to the Pearl family! We are wishing Christopher a big and warm welcome to the Pearl family! Christopher: “I'm looking forward to finally joining the Pearl family. I grew up playing Pearl drums, owning many kits over the years including one of Peter Criss' kits from the '96/'97 KISS reunion tour as well as building a 15-piece replica of his Fiberglass 'Destroyer' tour kit. Eric Singer was also a major influence in my reason for playing Pearl as I was coming up. I look forward working together for many years to come.” Christopher’s new Pearl Masters Maple Reserve kit will go live for the first time on their upcoming European Symphonic Terror tour starting this Saturday. To learn more about Christopher or check out his drum specs visit his Artist Page.


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NEW PEARL MIDTOWN COLOUR

Our compact Midtown drum kit is now available in Grindstone Sparkle. Ideal For Small Spaces. We are happy to announce that a new finish - #708 Grindstone Sparkle has been added to the current Pearl Midtown colour line up. Pearl Midtown drum set is made for easy travel and tight spaces. As a little practice kit for your bedroom. Or as a kit that stands packed right by your front door, ready to go in the car to any last minute gigs. The sizes are very compact: 16x14 kick drum, 10x7 tom, 13x5.5 snare, and 13x12 floor tom. Pearl Midtown is is vital for the gigging drummer on the move. SHELLS 6 Ply (7.5mm) Poplar Shells SNARE Matching 13x5.5 Wood Snare Drum FINISH Choice of Two Covered Finishes HEADS Remo Clear Toms, Powerstroke Bass, Clear Coater Batter Front TOM MOUNTS OptiLoc Suspension System HARDWARE Chrome HOOPS 1.6mm Steel Triple Flanged Hoops, Matching Wood Bass Drum Hoops LEARN MORE about Pearl Midtown


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EXPORT EXA IN TEAL BLUE ASH. LIMITED EDITION.

The best selling drum set of all time is now available in a Teal Blue Ash limited edition finish! Pearl is introducing a LIMITED EDITION Export EXA drum kit in a new Teal Blue Ash finish. It is a 6-piece shell pack with a 22x18 Bass drum, 10x7 and 12x8 toms, 16x16, 14x14 Floor toms, and a 14x5.5 snare drum. EXA726S/C773 Suggested Selling Price: 999,- EURO SHELLS 6 ply 7.5mm Poplar and Asian Mahogany Blend HEADS Remo Clear Tom Head, Powerstroke Bass Head TOM MOUNTS Opti-Loc Mounting System TOM ARMS TH701 HARDWARE Chrome, 830 Series Hardware


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GEORGE KOLLIAS CLINIC IN PORTUGAL

The legendary drummer of Nile - George Kollias is giving a clinic this April in Portugal We are happy to announce that on the 14th of April George Kollias will be participating in the 2019 edition of PORTO DRUM SHOW at the CACE Cultural do Porto! He will be giving a clinic so if you are in Porto around this time, it is definately a must see event! Well known as one of the leaders of Extreme Metal Drumming, George Kollias remains at the top of today’s Metal scene and goes way beyond that with his band Nile. Together with George we've already made Double Bass Tutorials: Foot technique (you can watch them on our Youtube channel) and they turned out to be extremely popular. So we can only imagine how great this upcoming clinic is going to be. Want to visit this clinic? Check out this event Learn more about George Kollias


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PEARL MUSIC EUROPE TO DISTRIBUTE SABIAN & GONBOPS IN THE U.K.

From March 5th 2019 Pearl Music Europe BV (PME) will be pleased to accept and fulfil your orders for the SABIAN & GON BOPS range of products. The ultimate goal of this partnership will be to expand the availability and awareness of SABIAN & GONBOPS products in the UK market. We are very pleased to announce that Pearl Music Europe BV will take over the distribution of SABIAN & GON BOPS Products for the United Kingdom. SABIAN has entrusted us to service your needs effective from March 5th 2019. From that date Pearl Music Europe BV (PME) will be pleased to accept and fulfil your orders for the SABIAN & GON BOPS range of products. The ultimate goal of this partnership will be to expand the availability and awareness of SABIAN & GONBOPS products in the UK market.“We are honored to have such a well-organized and effective organization as PME to distribute SABIAN and GON BOPS in the U.K. They are already our distribution partner in several other European markets and adding the U.K. to this will certainly strengthen our overall position in this very important market”, said SABIAN VP of International Sales Peter Stairs.SABIAN Instruments product availability We have already expanded the inventory of all SABIAN & GONBOPS products and can start fulfilling orders on March 5th 2019. In the meantime, please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.


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PEARL AND KEITH MCMILLEN INSTRUMENTS INTRODUCE THE K-BOARD PRO 4

The K-Board Pro 4 is fouroctave Midi keyboard controller based on the traditional look of a piano with multiple dimensions of touch sensitivity in each key. Pearl Corporation & Keith McMillen Instruments have announced their entry into the MPE(Midi Polyphonic Expression) keyboard controller market with the K-Board Pro 4. The K-Board Pro 4 is fouroctave Midi keyboard controller based on the traditional look of a piano with multiple dimensions of touchsensitivity in each key. It sends attack velocity, release velocity, continuous pressure, horizontal position andvertical position data to offer the deepest level of musical expression. “I’m excited that Keith McMillen Instruments are bringing out the K-Board Pro 4, further expanding the next generation of expressive keyboard instruments! It’s a joy to play and their expertise in the field of sensor technology and delivering great musical products makes this instrument a guaranteed winner” - said Jordan Rudess of Dream Theater. This unique function is achieved by sending control messages to multiple midi channels, allowing thecommands to be transmitted separately rather than the conventional method where the controls functionglobally, and the effects are unison. K-Board Pro 4 features KMI’s patented Smart Sensor Technology that isthe core of all the KMI control surfaces. K-Board Pro 4 is USB powered and class compliant to ensure bothportability and compatibility with MacOS, Windows, iOS, Android, as well as MIDI capable hardware. Model #K919 Suggested Selling Price: 749,- EURO


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PEARL ANNOUNCES THREE NEW ELITE SERIES CONGA AND BONGO FINISH

New for 2019 Pearl is introducing three new lacquer finishes available on Oak Elite Series drums Pearl’s Elite Series of congas and bongos offers the highest quality heads with polished Contour Crown rims and a choice of shell materials that include 100% Thai Oak, seamless Fiberglass or a blend of Oak/Fiber. New for 2019 Pearl is introducing three new lacquer finishes available on Oak Elite Series drums, #504 Mocha Burst, #506 Merlot Burst, and #510 Carmel Brown. #504 Mocha Burst features a high contract grain pattern over a rich mocha base finish bracketed by a deep brown burst. #506 Merlot Burst features a deep wine-red grain through finish complimented with a gloss black burst. #510 Carmel Brown focuses on the rich brown texture and grain of premium Thai Oak with a matte finish that appears to magnify the richness of the wood. All Elite series conga finishes are available with matching bongos. Finish # Description #504 Mocha Burst #506 Merlot Burst #510 Carmel Brown


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PEARL INTRODUCES NEW PRIMERO GUIRO COWBELL

Pearl’s new 8” Guiro Cowbell features sturdy steel construct designed to take a beating. Pearl’s new 8” Guiro Cowbell features sturdy steel construct designed to take a beating. When played as a cowbell, the ribbed side produces a dryer tone and the opposite side produces a traditional open cowbell tone. The ribbed Guiro side features 9 parallel ridges that produce a ratchet sound when played like a traditional Guiro. All Pearl cowbells come with a self-adhesive rubber mute if you need to control the volume. The bell’s mounting bracket accepts a 3/8” post and black powder coated finish allow it to blend in, but its tone will get you noticed. The Primer Guiro cowbell is perfectly suited for traditional cowbell applications plus it can be played as a Guiro or for additional sound-effects. Model Description Suggested Selling Price PCB10GR Primero Guiro Cowbell 29,- EURO


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PEARL’S ICON SUPPORT SYSTEM EXPANDS TO CELEBRATE 35 YEARS OF THE DRUM RACK

In celebration of 35 years of pioneering the drum rack, Pearl’s ICON Rack systems are being greatly expanded with a new selection of clamps and accessories. Developed in 1983 with legendary Toto drummer Jeff Porcaro, Pearl’s original DR-1 DrumRack was the first free-standing, frame-based drum support system available. Today, in celebration of 35years of pioneering the drum rack, Pearl’s ICON (short for Independent CONtrol,) Rack systems are beinggreatly expanded with a new selection of clamps and accessories.All new pre-configured single and three-sided rack packages and individual ICON components have beenupgraded to include a rotating support foot. In addition, eight new accessory clamps have been developed for the slip-free ICON square rack rail and round support pipe; dramatically increasing the level of set-up flexibility and function variety. To showcase the possibilities of these new additions to the ICON cannon, Pearl will launch an online player resource and idea center of ICON Rack Recipes; featuring step-by-step instructions on how to get the most from existing and available Pearl Rack parts. “So many players see Rack building as not only a set-up option for drum and cymbals, but also a wayto showcase their own individual visual style,” states Pearl Combo Marketing Manager, Kevin Packard.“The new Rack Recipe resource shows not only the possibilities we have found in our own in-house experiments, but will hopefully serve as inspiration for drummers and technicians to build and share their own ideas.” New ICON Rack Systems and Parts include: • DR-110T: Pearl Icon Drum Rack Moveable Support T-Leg • DR-511: Pearl Icon Single Drum Rack, Straight and Curved (w/PCX-100x2 & PCL-100x2)• DR-513: Pearl Icon Three-Sided Drum Rack, Straight and Curved (w/PCX-100x4 & PCL-100x2) • PCR-100: Pearl Icon Multi-Angle Dual Round Pipe Clamp • PCR-200: Pearl Icon Multi-Angle Pipe to Rail Clamp• PCR-50X; Pearl Icon Rotating Round Accessory Extension Clamp • PCR-200L: Pearl Icon Multi-Angle Pipe to Rail Extension Clamp • PCX-300: Pearl Icon Rotating Square Accessory Extension Clamp • PCR-50L: Pearl Icon Multi-Angle Round Accessory Extension Clamp • PCR-50R: Pearl Icon Rotating Dual 1.5” Round Pipe Extension Clamp• TLJ-200: Pearl Icon 1.5” Round T-Clamp • AL86AC: Pearl Icon Short Curved Rack Rail (w/Bar Clamp) • AL103A: Pearl Icon Medium Curved Rack Rail (w/End Caps)


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PEARL EXPANDS MODERN UTILITY SNARE LINE WITH NEW 14”X10” MAPLE FLOOR SNARE, LIMITED EDITION

Adding this 14”x10” Floor Snare model to the mix gives the player an even more modern and unique voice; with the same quality and value promise as the other models in the line. Pearl’s Modern Utility Snare drum line has been expanded to include one new Maple 14”x10” Floor Snare model as Limited Edition. “We developed the Modern Utility Snare Drum line to give the working drummer a wide range of high-performance models to choose from,” says Raymond Massey, Pearl’s Director of Research and Development. “Adding this 14”x10” Floor Snare model to the mix gives the player an even more modern and unique voice; with the same quality and value promise as the other models in the line.” Limited Edition Modern Utility Maple 14”x10” Floor Snare (MUS1410FM/C220) in Satin Mahogany Suggested Selling Price: 299,- EURO


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PEARL PUTS SOUND AT THE FOREFRONT WITH NEW MASTERS MAPLE/GUM SERIES DRUMS

Available in a pre-selected offering of hand-lacquered and wrapped finishes, each will feature a vault-cured EvenPly-Six layered premium North American Maple and Gum wood shell with 60-degree edges, Mastercast Die-Cast hoops, and Pearl’s CL bridge lugs. Introduced in 2017, Pearl’s Sonic Select Shell Recipes gave a performance-formula focus to the boutique-level Masterworks series. Though each sonically-tested option represents the very best in form and function, the Studio Recipe won the favor of many Pearl Artists due to its explosive midrange warmth and extended low-end power. Starting in 2019, the Studio Recipe will be available for a limited time as Masters Maple/Gum series drums. Available in a pre-selected offering of hand-lacquered and wrapped finishes, each will feature a vault-cured EvenPly-Six layered premium North American Maple and Gum wood shell with 60-degree edges, Mastercast Die-Cast hoops, and Pearl’s CL bridge lugs. “Make no mistake about it, Masters Maple/Gum is a Masterworks drum set,” states Pearl R&D Director Raymond Massey. “The only thing missing is the level of finish and hardware customization that comes with the Masterworks program. We’ve spent the last year sound-testing these drums to assure that the right combination of shell woods, hoops, and lugs was in the mix for an elite playing experience; and we couldn’t be prouder of the results!” Available in Hand-Rubbed Satin Natural Maple (#189) Black Diamond Pearl (#421,) Matte White Marine (#422,) and Platinum Gold Oyster (#453,) Masters Maple Gum will be offered in two shell packs with a limited selection of component add-on drums. • Masters Maple/Gum 22”x16”/10”x07”/12”x08”/16”x16” Shell Pack (MMG924XSP/C) Suggested Selling Price: 2999,- EURO • Masters Maple/Gum 22”x16”/12”x08”/16”x16” Shell Pack (MMG924XSP/C) Suggested Selling Price: 2599,- EURO