RHCP’s Chad Smith Auctioning Off the Drum Kit He Played at the Super Bowl

Whoever buys this thing will see all the money go to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.  You can read all about the auction here which goes until Friday.  (Hey, at least Chad played his instrument during the performance. Unlike, say, Flea.)

The kit was custom-built by Pearl:

• Bass Drum 26 X 16 inches
• Mounted Tom 12 X 8 Inches
• Floor Tom 14 X 14 inches
• Floor Tom 16 X 16 inches
• Snare Drum 14 X 6 ½ inches (STE1465S) Steel Sensitone Hi Hat Stand (H1000) X (1) Snare Stand (S2000) X (1) Pedal (P2000C) X (1) Boom Cymbal Stands (B1030) X (4) Tom Arm (TH1030) X (1)
• Sabian Cymbals
• 14 inch RHCP Hi Hats
• 21 inch RHCP Ride
• 19 inch RHCP Crash
• 20 inch RHCP Crash
• 19 inch Chad Smith Holy China


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “RHCP’s Chad Smith Auctioning Off the Drum Kit He Played at the Super Bowl

  • February 4, 2014 at 10:26 am

    Played or “played”


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