Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Leah Shapiro


Paiste Artist Since
November 2010

United States

Main Affiliation
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

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Leah Shapiro


Cymbals listed from left to right

14" 2002 Heavy Hi-Hat
18" Giant Beat «Multifunction»
22" 2002 Ride
18" Twenty Crash (discontinued)

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Leah Shapiro was born in Aarhus, Denmark where she began playing drums while in high school. Shapiro attended music school in Nottingham, Boston, and New York. During this time, she played with various musical projects including Dead Combo and The Raveonettes, which led to the current position as the drummer for Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. Shapiro joined the band in the summer of 2008 for their UK & European headline dates as well as their dates supporting Stone Temple Pilots in the United States. Upon finishing the slew of dates in 2008, Shapiro joined the band in the studio to write on and record the BRMC’s fifth full length release “Beat The Devil’s Tattoo.”

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  • Details

    Sizes: 14"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Brilliant, warm, full, high pitched. Wide range, clean mix. Fairly heavy feel. Bright, strong, full open sound. Crisp, full, cutting chick sound. Versatile hi-hat for energetic playing. A rock classic.

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