TAMA'S ON TIME

  WITH A NEW SNARE LINE

The snare drum is the keystone of any drummer's sound. At some point in the musical journey, the player will embark on a search for the perfect drum to enhance their sound. With that player in mind, we created the S.L.P. series.

TAMA SLP Snare Drum Introduction Video
Artist Impression
Big Black Steel TAMA SLP Snare Studio Maple
Big Black Steel
Studio Maple
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TAMA SLP Snare Backbeat B/B TAMA SLP Snare Classic Maple
Backbeat Bubinga Birch
CLASSIC MAPLE
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TAMA SLP Snare Super Aluminum TAMA SLP Snare Drum Power Maple
SUPER ALUMINUM
POWER MAPLE
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TAMA SLP Snare Vintage Steel TAMA SLP Snare G-Maple
VINTAGE STEEL
G-MAPLE
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TAMA SLP Snare Black Brass TAMA SLP Snare G-Bubinga
BLACK BRASS
G-BUBINGA
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TAMA SLP Snare Sonic Steel
SONIC STEEL
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TAMA SLP Snare Drum Big Black Steel

LST148
Shell: 1mm Steel Shell in Flat Black Finish
Size: 8" x 14"
Finish: Mat Black
Hoop: 2.3mm Steel Mighty Hoop
Lug: Hi-Tension Lug
Snares: 20 Strands Starclassic Carbon Steel Snappy snare

Big Black Steel

The LST148 "Big Black Steel" snare fills the roll of the classic, heavy fisted, rock snare drum-and then some. It’s husky 8" depth hardened Steel shell provides maximum power and volume, making it the idea choice for players who needs to cut through the crushing din of overbearing guitar amplification.


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TAMA SLP Snare Drum Classic Maple

LMP1455ATM
Shell: 8ply/7mm, All Maple shell
Size: 5.5 x 14"
Finish: Antique Maple finish with Chrome hardware
Hoop: Sound Arc Hoop
Lug: Brass Tube Lug
Snares: 20 Strand Super Sensitive Hi-Carbon Steel Snappy snares

Classic Maple

This snare drum is a great example of what the S.L.P. series concept is all about. The combination of this choice hardwood shell, Super Sensitive Hi-Carbon Snappy Snares, and triple-flanged Sound Arc Hoop results in a fully open and resonant sounding drum.


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TAMA SLP Snare Drum Power Maple

LMB1465MMB
Shell: 9ply/7.5mm, Maple shell with Maple Burl outer ply
Size: 6.5 x 14"
Finish: Midnight Maple Burl with Black Nickel hardware
Hoop: Sound Arc Hoop
Lug: Brass Tube Lugs
Snares: 42 strand Carbon Steel Snappy snares

Power Maple

With a 6.5" depth Maple shell and 42-strand Snappy Snare, this drum offers exceptionally powerful, open, resonant sound. It's beautifully figured Maple Burl outer ply is finished in rich, glossy Midnight black and complimented with Black Nickel hardware.


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TAMA SLP Snare Drum G-Maple

LGM137STA
Shell: 13ply/10mm, Maple shell with Tamo Ash outer ply
Size: 7 x 13"
Finish: Satin Tamo Ash with Chrome hardware
Hoop: Die-Cast Hoop
Lug: Brass Tube Lug
Snares: 20 strand Starclassic Hi-Carbon Steel Snappy snares

G-Maple

The award winning G Maple concept is built on the foundation of a thicker 13ply, 10mm Maple shell, and augmented by heavy die-cast hoops, giving it a bright, powerful, sound with surprising volume and sensitivity.


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TAMA SLP Snare Drum G-Bubinga

LGB146NQB
Shell: 12ply/10mm, Bubinga shell with Quilted Bubinga outer ply
Size: 6 x 14"
Finish: Natural Quilted Bubinga with Black Nickel hardware
Hoop: Steel Mighty Hoop
Lug: Starclassic Lug
Snares: 20 strand Starclassic Carbon Steel Snappy snares

G-Bubinga

TAMA is known for its mastery of Bubinga, and this 12-ply 10mm Bubinga drum is a stunning example of that expertise. 2.3mm flanged hoops, and separate low-mass lugs enable the shell to resonate more naturally, giving the G Bubinga an extraordinarily punchy sound with a large helping of low-end.


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TAMA SLP Snare Drum G-Bubinga

LMP1465FSEN
Shell: 6ply 5mm All Maple Shell w/ Sound Focus Ring
Size: 6.5" x 14"
Finish: Sienna (SEN) with Chrome hardware
Hoop: 100% Maple Wood Hoop
Lug: Starclassic Lug
Snares: 20 Strand Super Sensitive Hi-Carbon Steel Snappy snares

Studio Maple

Built to suit the needs of the player looking for a snare with incredibly warm, resonant tone, and crisp clear attack, the 6.5" deep Studio Maple snare features newly designed 100% maple wood hoops, coated with urethane for higher durability.


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TAMA SLP Snare Drum Backbeat B/B

LBO147 MTO
Shell: 3 Bubinga inner ply + 4 Birch outer ply + 1 White Oak outer ply/8mm shell
Size: 7" x 14"
Finish: Matte Tan Oak finish with Chrome hardware
Hoop: Steel Mighty hoops (2.3mm flanged hoops)
Lug: Brass Tube Lug
Snares: 20 strands Starclassic Hi-Carbon Steel Snappy snare

Backbeat Bubinga Birch

Combining Birch and Bubinga is one of TAMA’s signature sound recipes. Now, this proven hybrid is available in the Sound Lab Project snare line. Baring a beautiful exterior ply of naturally finished white oak, the S.L.P. Backbeat makes a stunning centerpiece. But the drum's best qualities are its rich dark tonality, derived from its three plies of Bubinga, and the solid crack and projection of four plies of Birch.
Suggested musical styles: Heavy Metal, Hard Rock, Progressive Rock & R&B


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TAMA SLP Snare Drum Super Aluminum

LAL145
Shell: 1.6mm, Aluminum shell
Size: 5 x 14"
Finish: Chrome plating with Chrome hardware
Hoop: Sound Arc Hoop
Lug: Brass Tube Lug
Snares: 20 strand Starclassic Carbon Steel Snappy snares

Super Aluminum
The Super Aluminum has a thicker 1.6mm Aluminum shell with a center ridge, an extra wide internal 15mm flanged edge, and is fitted with new triple flanged Sound Arc Hoops, which gives it a vintage style sound with added crispness and sustain. This is an unusually powerful drum-a characteristic not usually associated with aluminum drums.


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TAMA SLP Snare Drum Vintage Steel

LST1455
Shell: 1.2mm, Steel shell
Size: 5.5 x 14"
Finish: Nickel plating with Chrome hardware
Hoop: Sound Arc Hoop
Lug: Brass Tube Lug
Snares: 20 Strand Super Sensitive Hi-Carbon Steel Snappy snares

Vintage Steel

The Steel shell’s powerful projection, combine with the added sustain of triple-flanged Sound Arc Hoops give this drum wider tuning range and a fuller frequency response. Using Super Sensitive Hi-Carbon Snappy Snares, this drum has a full, dry response reminiscent of many vintage drums, and sounds great tuned low or high.


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TAMA SLP Snare Drum Black Brass

LBR1465
Shell: 1.5mm Brass shell
Size: 6.5 x 14"
Finish: Black Nickel plating with Black Nickel hardware
Hoop: Steel Mighty Hoop
Lug: Starclassic Lug
Snares: 42 strand Carbon Steel Snappy snares

Black Brass

Working off of the natural characteristic of Brass, the Black Brass uses a relatively thicker 1.5mm Brass shell, and provides fat powerful sound with warm full resonance. A 2.3mm flanged hoop adds to the openness of its sound, and a 42-strand Snappy Snare gives it a distinct, desirable buzz.


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TAMA SLP Snare Drum Sonic Steel

LST1365
Shell: 1.2mm, Steel shell
Size: 6.5 x 13"
Finish: Brushed Black Nickel plating with Chrome hardware
Hoop: Steel Mighty Hoop
Lug: Hi-Tension Lug
Snares: 20 strand Starclassic Hi-Carbon Steel Snappy snares

Sonic Steel

This 1.2mm 13" Steel shell drum delivers a wide range of sound and response. Tuned high, it creates a remarkably crisp, sharp, open sound.


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