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Saluda Cymbals | Artists | Tom Alderson

Tom Alderson, drummer of Philadelphia based hardcore band CROSSCHECK has been drumming for over 13 years and constantly trying to improve his technique and chops every day.

Influences: George Kollias, Stewart Copeland, Thomas Lang, Allen Aucoin, John Longstreth, Dennis Chambers, Marco Minneman, Navene Koperweis, Jojo Mayer, Peter Erskine, Chad Sexton, Van Romaine, Chris Coleman and of course the almighty Benny Greb just to name the biggest ones!

Gear: Saluda cymbals - 13" Diamond/Mist X fast hi hats, 18" & 19" Mist X medium crashes, 20" Nemesis big bell ride, 17"Earhworks china, 8" Earthworks splash, 17" Earthworks vented crash and 18" Voodoo china.

6 piece Tama Silverstar birch drum kit, sky blue sparkle. 8" 10" 12" 14" 16" toms and 22" bass drum (live only the 12/16 toms and 22 kick are used)
14 x 5 inch Pearl free floating brass snare
13 x 6.5 Tama metalworks snare (side)
Gibraltar heavy cymbal duty stands and various clamps
DW 9000 double bass pedal

If you like a heavy band that you can bang your head to, check out Crosscheck online!
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and if you like what you hear, follow them on twitter @CROSSCHECKHC and tumblr for updates. or buy some merch all DIY by the band at


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