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Modern Drummer is the world’s most widely read drum magazine, is dedicated entirely to the art of drumming and caters to the needs of amateur, semi-pro, and professional drummers.

WFL III Drums Birdseye Maple Snare Classic Maple Mahogany Shell with a Modern Twist

William F Ludwig III, WFL III Drums chief drum designer, sent Modern Drummer one of their new G2 shell series, Birdseye Maple snare drums for us to put through the paces. WFL III Drums have been upping their game considerably…

By Brian Hill
Apr 30, 2023


More than six decades ago, William F. Ludwig Sr. developed a 3-ply drum shell formula that featured a ply of poplar sandwiched between two plies of maple. That classic formula is back. TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital…

by Brian Hill
Mar 31, 2020