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Danny Carey

Band: Tool
Genres: Rock
Daniel “Danny” Edwin Carey (May 10th, 1961 in Lawrence, Kansas)
Danny Carey’s path to musical greatness was marked by his unique talent for drumming. He rose to fame as the drummer for the progressive rock band Tool, known for their intricate rhythms and mysticism. Away from the stage, Danny pursued esoteric interests and remained a driving force behind Tool’s artistic vision. His legacy as a percussion maestro continues to inspire and push the boundaries of progressive music. Here’s the equipment he uses.

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Sonor SQ2

  • 24” x 20” Bass Drum
  • 22” x 18” Bass Drum
  • 8” x 8” Rack Tom
  • 10” x 10” Rack Tom
  • 14” x 16” Floor Tom
  • 16” x 18” Floor Tom
  • 14” x 8” Snare Drum
  • 22” x 16” Gong Tom

Danny’s Drum Gear

Danny Carey’s drum sets are not commercially available. Here is a list of drum sets that come close to his original.