London Drum Company appeals for information on looted items

As our friends Rhythm reported earlier this week, the Croydon-based London Drum Company are appealing for UK drummers to be on the lookout for items looted from their lockup during last week's disturbances.

The following items were taken during the riots:

Gretsch US Maple Satin Blue with chrome hardware (pictured): 12"x8",12"x9", 14"x11", 16"x 13", 22"x18"

Rogers Blue Swirl: 22"x14",13"x9"

DW Broken Glass: 13"x10", 16"x14", 18"x16", 24"x20"

Sonor Force 3000: 12"x9", 16"x16", 22"x20"

All the above was cased in Protection Racket bags.

Gibraltar 9000 Series single pedal chain drive

Gibraltar 9000 Series single pedal strap drive

Gibraltar 979710TP boom stand x6

Gibraltar 9606 snare drum stand x2

Percussion bag containing various tambourines and shakers.

If anyone has any information on any of these items, please email Rhythm magazine at and they will pass the information on.

Si Truss

I'm Editor-in-Chief of Music Technology, working with Future Music, Computer Music, Electronic Musician and MusicRadar. I've been messing around with music tech in various forms for over two decades. I've also spent the last 10 years forgetting how to play guitar. Find me in the chillout room at raves complaining that it's past my bedtime.