I'"I asked Jim to make a custom drum for me that was 6.5 x 14 with ten lugs. It turned out great, and I am using it on the current Grand Funk Tour. Lot's of crack, lot's of character, lot's of bottom, and overall a HUGE sound. Great Job Jim..."

 

Don BrewerGrand Funk Railroad

"The drum sounds great. It'svery fat and solid, and though it sounds great on it's own, it really worked well when the whole band was playing. It pushed through the mix without getting in the way. Highly recommend..."

 

Glenn Preston

House Sound Engineer-

Grand Funk Railroad

"There is certainly some special sauce in the 5.5 x 15 Beier snare"...Dave Perrault (Hillbilly Inc.)

 

 

"Beier continously shows why he is one of the best in this business"...Nate Testa (Snares Of The Day-Instagram)

 

 

"Your description of your inspirations and your intentions for these drums absolutely comes through when playing them. The tone, the feel, I really get it. Just honest, hard working drums. I'm a bit of a collector myself, so I do have a number of drums that break the $1K mark, and this drum easily sits in their company - if not teaches them a thing or two about modesty haha! - but It is hard to believe this drum is half that. The value is immeasurable when purchasing this drum, so it really feels like the perfect "drummer's drum". Nothing else needed, just a Beier. This drum deserves to stand with the Supras and the Black Beauties - a legendary sound for sure deserves a legendary reputation"... Jake Waldman (Independent)-Beier-1.5 Steel--6.5 x 14

"Not for the faint of heart! Thanks to James Beier for this incredible snare! It's a head ripping 7.5 x 15. No typo, a 15 inch snare. The sound is huge, sorry neighbors, but it's a good huge. Jim could not have been more helpful with assisting in this purchase. This man hand builds a truly incredible instrument and is one of the nicest guys in the business! He creates many varieties of his 1.5 steel snare series from scratch, and at a great price point for such an gorgeous instrument. Thanks also to Matt from Forks Drum Closet in Nashville for a seamless transaction and quick shipping!"...Peter Reslinski-(Independent)

"This Beier 1.5 Steel--5.5 x 14 Snare Drum sounds amazing. Dynamic, sensitive and produces a beautiful tone. Thanks for everything Jim!"...Steve Fruda-(The Elements)

"Love my DW Set and especially my James Beier snare 8x14"! What a killer sound!"...Jochen Bauer-(Independent)

"Some of the best sounding snare drums in the world are James Beier Snare Drums. This is my secret weapon, the 15x6.5.It's like a unicorn in the studio, it has magic. No b.s., these snares are the best. Please check them out"...Trent Anderson-(Sushi Roll Band, Bang Tango)

"Breaking in my new belated birthday present at the Wildhorse Saloon last night and tonight....The 1.5 Steel--6.5 x 14 Beier Snare. Sounds AMAZING!  Thank you Jim Beier"...Scott Thompson-(Pure Prairie League, Collin Raye, Larry Frick)

"Michael Grando loaned me his Beier 1.5 Steel 15 x 4 snare drum. The depth, warmth, and articulation in this slim snare is really incredible. Nice work Beier Drums"...Tyler Bronson Smith-(Independent)

""I've been playing my Beier 1.5 Steel--5.5 x 12 snare drum a lot lately...I just love the sound"...William Dilla-(Independent)

"It is a little cannon...cuts through, very dynamic. I love it. Thank You!"...Boris Blackwood-Beier 1.5 Steel--8 x 13-(Independent)

I have to just give a shout out to James Beier for making such a great sounding snare drum. I had a drummer friend who came and heard me play and said "You Have your snare drum miked?"I said no . It projects so nice . I played the infamous Train beat with Gumbo Boogie band last and A few second line grooves which felt and sounded great"...Bob Lunergan-Beier 1.5 Steel--5.5 x 14-(Independent)

"The snare is STUNNING. Used it today...Engineers dig...It's so different...Aggressive yet it is sensitive crazy. It's a great Rock snare"...Mark Beckett-1.5 Steel--6.5 x 13-(Olivia Newton John, Grand Ole Opry, Nashville Sessions)

"Ladies and Gentlemen, please welcome to The Oak Ridge Boys drum riser tonight - The James Beier 4x15 Snare Drum, Dubbed The Stealth Beckett Bomber! KILLER DRUM!"...David Northrup-Beier 1.5 Steel--4 x 15-(Oak Ridge Boys)

 "I love my Beier snare drums (Beier Drums). I always get compliments on the snare(s) at shows and recording sessions"...Brad Elvis-Beier 1.5 Steel--5.5 x 14, 5.5 x 1.5, 6.5 x 14​-(The Handcuffs, The Romantics)

"The Beier 1.5 Steel-- 4x15 is amazing. You are a master sir! Thanks Mark Beckett For your design inspiration."...Scott Thompson-(Pure Prarie League, Collin Raye, Larry Frick)

"My Beier 4x15 Steel Snare......The perfect recording snare"...Chad Melchert (Gord Bamford, CCMA Drummer Of The Year 2016)

"Jim, very happy with the snare. It's already become my go to snare. Love it"...Steven Maciver-Beier 1.5 Steel--6.5 x 14- (Independent)

"I'm happy to announce I'm someone who loves drums and drumming, got no gigs, no profile, no ego, no endorsement but I got some tools in my shed. Thanking God for the gift and I endorse that which may come. My only support to something is to James Beier because he is truly a great man doing great things and a great friend"...Theodore Brown-Beier 1.5 Steel--8 x 15-(Independent)

"This drum is so full of surprises... The Beier 1.5mm Steel 14x5.5 snare has been my go-to since I acquired it 5 years ago. It's been on the road and in studio, and I am ALWAYS complimented on it. It has an incredible tuning range, and maintains its warm and resonant body at any tension. But very importantly, producers and engineers love how easy it is to mix. Thanks Jim!!!"...Kevin Koreman-(Independent)

"My snare is the Beier Drums 1.5 Steel 5.5 x 14. Available at www.beierdrums.com - seriously the best snare drums I have ever played"...Sam Lumsden-(First Class Drums School Of Inverness, Independent)

 "Thanks Dennis Boisvert for letting me share the stage and try out my first James Beier snare drum (1.5 Steel--6.5 x 14). It's honestly the best steel snare drum I've heard, (and I've played many)"...Dan Levasseur

"A James Beier snare is perhaps the last percussion weapon you will need to buy. (At least in the snare world) They are amazing drums. If you have ever met James, he has a personal relation with each snare he creates. The tone and sound are unmatched to any other snare"...Trent Anderson-(Sushi Roll Band, Bang Tango)

"Love the sound of the Beier snare, nice and fat. It's what I've been searching for. Got real close with the hammered bronze, but this drum is it!"...Bob ML Tressler-(Whiskey River Band)

 "The first time I played with my Beier, one of the drummers thought it was maple. And this drummer has big ears. Exceptional drum. I am sold"...Jim Vogt-(The Thneeds)

"The most musical snare drums out there"...Bobby Macintyre-(Studio 71)

"This snare (1.5 Steel--8 x 14) sounds absolutely killer and is a stellar job by Jim as always. I highly recommend Jim and his drums to all of my drummer friends worldwide. Cheers!!"...Robb Philpotts (Tech-Andy Parker-UFO)

 

"Thank You Jim for creating such a phenomenal snare drum (1.5 Steel--6.5 x 14). Keep up the great work!"...Stephen Markowski-(Sham Rock)

"I'm still messing with this Beier snare drum (1.5 Steel--5.5 x 14) trying to discover it's Achilles' Heel. I have some really nice snare drums, some sound great for a certain "thing" tension and others are more versatile. But they all have a spot where the sound suffers. But this thing, I've been spending time everyday tuning it high, low, everything in between, swapping out different batter heads, and it always delivers something fun and useful"...Donn Denniston (Michael Katon Band, Independent)

"The Beier 1.5 Steel--7.5 x 15 blew my mind!"...Chad Melchert-(Gord Bamford)...

"I own DW and Beier. Two snares that cover so much. Thanks Again James Beier"...Jim Vogt-(The Thneeds)...

"The 1.5  Steel--5.5 x 15 snare drum by Beier Drums is very powerful, and cuts through the band nicely.along with my Sawtooth Drums"...Mike Hansen (Hurricane, Bouillet, The Pointer Sisters, Steve Vai, George Lynch, Greg Marra, Paul Gilbert, Paula Abdul)

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