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|Privately held company|
|Founder||Albert Della Porta and George Smith|
|Headquarters||Kibworth, Leicestershire, England|
Drum kits |
Premier Music International Limited is an English manufacturer of drum kits and percussion instruments.
- Julien Brown – Massive Attack
- Clem Burke – Blondie
- Phil Collins – Genesis
- Bobby Elliott – The Hollies
- Ginger Fish – Marylin Manson, Rob Zombie
- Nick Mason – Pink Floyd
- Nicko McBrain – Iron Maiden
- Mitch Mitchell – The Jimi Hendrix Experience
- Keith Moon – The Who
- Philip Selway – Radiohead
- Ringo Starr – The Beatles
- Steve White – Style Council, Paul Weller
- Brad Wilk – Rage Against the Machine
- Elite Series (1970s)
- Resonator Series
- Black Shadow – A unique run of the Resonator series with a specially applied lacquer finish
- Projector Series
- Signia Series
- Signia Marquis Series
- Genista (original 90s version used only birch)
- Gen X (4ply maple/2ply birch)
- Artist Series
- Series Elite (Maple/Birch/Gen-X Hybrid)
- One series drums – unique one off kits and snares named of British towns and places of interest
- Modern Classic drums
- 2000 Snare
- Royal Ace Snare
- Carmine Appice Signature Snare
- Project One Snare
- 2005 Snare
- Modern Classic Snares
- XC Series – part of the 90th anniversary line.
- B.E.A.S.T. Snare
- Gordon Mann 1 Wing Pipes and Drums
- Zyn Cymbals (Formerly)
- Ltd, Eazytiger. "Artists". drumset.premier-percussion.com. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
- "Mike Dolbear DRUMS | Interview with Clem Burke". mikedolbear.com. Retrieved 12 May 2016.
- Ltd, Eazytiger. "Premier Music International Limited". drumset.premier-percussion.com. Retrieved 12 May 2016.
- "Nick Mason's Drum Gear".
- "Nicko McBrain celebrates 20 years with Premier Drums". MusicRadar. Retrieved 13 May 2016.
- "Mitch Mitchell". DrumSoloArtist.com.
- "Premier drums to return to UK manufacture by 2012 (in time to celebrate its 90th anniversary!)". drumcool.com. 28 December 2011. Retrieved 12 May 2016.
- Whotabs. "1967–1968 Pictures of Lily kit | Keith Moon's Drumkits | Whotabs". www.thewho.net. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
- "Phil Selway's Rig". The king of Gear.
- "Steve White ready to 'get hands dirty' in new Premier role". MusicRadar. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
- Youell, Andy. "DRUMARCHIVE.COM". drumarchive.com. Retrieved 13 May 2016.
- Ltd, Eazytiger. "News – Premier launches British-made Modern Classic drum set". drumset.premier-percussion.com. Retrieved 13 May 2016.
- Media related to Premier Percussion at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website
- Vintage (Over) View – Premier Mike Dolbear
- An Interview With Keith Keough from Premier Percussion with The Drummer's Journal
- The Rocky History of Premier Drums Drum Magazine
- Premier Drum factory Blaby Road, Wigston BBC Doomsday project 1986
- The Vintage Premier Drum site