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02 Jul

Pearl Artists Rocking The Van's Warped Tour

This year’s Vans Warped Tour will feature two Pearl artists on both main stages, Pat Thetic of Anti-Flag and Steven Spence of Black Tide. Both Pat and Steven are familiar with the infamous Van’s Warped Tour, having both rocked the stages in past years and gaining the respect necessary to be asked to return to the tour. Playing outdoor festivals for over 2 consecutive summer months can take a toll on a drummer and his gear. Because of this, both Steven and Pat insist on rocking Pearl’s Reference Series line of drums to stand up to the constant wear and tear that a drumset will go through throughout time lengthy amount of time on the road. Both Pat and Steven’s specs are as follow:

Steven Spence-Black Tide
Reference Series in Twilight Fade (#143)
12x9 Tom
13x10 Tom
14x14 Floor Tom
16x16 Floor Tom
24x16 Bass Drum
14x6.5 Wood Reference Snare

Pat Thetic- Anti-Flag
Reference Series in Granite Sparkle (#194)
12x8 Tom
16x16 Floor Tom
22x18 Bass Drum
14x6.5 Wood Reference Snare

When most people think about going to Warped Tour they can always count on experiencing a nice day outside, rocking out to some great music, watching some phenomenal bands, and celebrating the summer the best way possible. To check out this year’s Warped Tour and to find out when it’s coming to a town by you, please visit Be sure to check out both Anti-Flag and Black Tide at the tour this year as they are guaranteed to impress.