VIDEO: First look at Premier's Nicko McBrain Spirit Of Maiden kit

Premier recently announced a special new kit, designed in collaboration with long-time endorser and Iron Maiden drum legend Nicko McBrain. The result is the Spirit Of Maiden kit, complete with custom 'Eddie' finish and Iron Maiden badges. The kit is the first of a handful of Nicko-related products still to come.

This week we took delivery of the very first Spirit Of Maiden kit in the country for review. We wanted to share it with you all, so enjoy this detailed look at the new kit, filmed in our brand new, state-of-the-art studio.

Here's a reminder of the kit spec:

Five-piece shell pack - 10"x9" and 12"x10" toms, 16"x16" floor tom, 22"x18" bass drum and matching 14"x5.5" snare drum
Power toms featuring direct tom mounting
Custom 'Eddie' metallic covering, produced in the UK
Silver embossed Iron Maiden badge
6.6mm 6-ply birch shells
Fully finished lacquered bass drum hoops
1.6mm triple-flange steel hoops
Heavy-duty bass drum spurs
Premier bass drum head in 'Maiden' font
Coated batter heads by Remo
Ebony response heads
2296 Roklok tom holder included

Hardware available separately

For the first review of the kit pick up the December issue of Rhythm, on sale 22 November.

For more details on the kit visit

Chris Barnes

I'm MusicRadar's eCommerce Editor. It's my job to manage the buyer's guides on MusicRadar and help musicians find the right gear and the best prices. I'm a guitarist and a drummer and I've worked in the music gear industry for 18 years, including 7 years as Editor of the UK's best-selling drum magazine Rhythm, and 5 years as a freelance writer working with many of the world's biggest musical instrument brands including the likes of Roland, Boss, MusicRadar and Natal.