John Luke Hebert Photo by Rock Williams

Arms of the Sun

John Luke Hebert

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About

Paiste Artist Since
March 1998

Nationality
United States

Main Affiliations
Arms of the Sun
Chastain

Other Affiliations
King Diamond
Rex Brown

Setup

Biography

John Luke Hebert is an American rock drummer, best known for recording and touring with Chastain, King Diamond, Arms Of The Sun, and The Rex Brown Band. His is recognized among musicians and producers alike as being, a “songwriter’s drummer”. John has recorded with many world-renowned engineers and producers, including, Phil Ehart, Terry Date, Steve Fontana, Sterling Winfield, Russ Fowler, and on Sir George Martin’s Grandmaster Series. John Hebert is also a prominent session drummer and percussionist for film, television, and advertising, garnishing over 250 placements published by Sony/Extreme Music. From Ford commercials to feature films, John’s drumming resonates around the world.

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 22"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Fairly dark, full, controlled, glassy, shimmering. Fairly wide range, clean mix. Very comfortable feel with a clear, full ping over a large, deep harmonic wash. This ride cymbal is extremely well suited for intricate stick work that calls for a strong bell in all types of Rock based music. Developed in co-operation with the legendary "Iron Maiden" drummer Nicko McBrain.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 18", 19", 20"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, explosive, full, sparkling, warm. Wide frequency range, fairly clean mix. Even, giving feel with a powerful attack, sharp response and a nice sparkling fade. A strong, full, durable and cutting crash with radiant sound.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 14"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Fairly dirty, full, cutting, rich. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Very responsive feel. Full, barking and piercing, yet somewhat cushy open sound. Tight and rough chick sound. A very balanced hi-hat with a healthy dose of dirt and a note of darkness, featuring enhanced power for players that require a consistently strong pair of hi-hats.

  • Sounds