If the walls at the Professional Drum Shop could talk, they’d have some tales to tell. There’s the time some new guy in town named Joe Porcaro needed five timpani ASAP—on credit; the afternoon in 2016 when Steven Tyler, Matt Chamberlain, and Jimmy Paxson were all in the store at the same time, beating on vintage 2002 Paiste cymbals (the Aerosmith lead singer eventually walked out with them); and plenty of surreal scenes in between.

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