VIC FIRTH SIGNATURE ARTIST
Known as one of the pioneers of contemporary double-bass technique, Charlie Benante has been an influence on countless drummers throughout the world! Idolized as the drummer for the band Anthrax since 1983, he has had a big part in popularizing the blast beat technique with thrash metal.
"I've played Vic's sticks for 3 decades now and to me, it's the only real choice!" states Benante. "Vic has so many great models, but I would always end up using two separate choices for our shows. I really wanted to develop a stick that could provide me with what I liked about both and put it into one. With this new stick, I now have that!"
Check out our video interview with Charlie to find out his thoughts behind the design of his new signature drumstick!
|Charlie's Signature Stick:|
Charlie Benante (SBEN)
A Rock shaft and tip with a special taper for great feel and durability. With Vic Grip for a slip resistant grip.
L = 16 5/8" | Dia. = .625" [enlarge photo]
|Next, Charlie gives Vic Firth viewers an update on the upcoming 2011Anthrax "Worship Music" release – as well as the Big 4 Reunion tour.|