Axial is the range of advanced technology pipe band drums from the British Drum Co.


Handcrafted in the UK to British Drum Co.’s highest standards, the Axial range represents a seminal moment in the evolution of pipe band drums. Featuring a snare drum, tenor drum and bass drum, the Axial range is both visually stunning and technically impressive.


Axial is the high-tension snare drum reinvented! 

Axial takes the concept of a high-tension, free-floating system to unsurpassed levels of innovation and performance.


Each drum is handbuilt using our unique cold-press moulding process to create an 8ply grade A Scandinavian Birch shell and features our N-Circle™ system. Axial hardware has been designed and precision engineered using low-mass, high-strength metals for optimum functionality. 


Every Axial drum is supplied with a British Drum Co. Magnetik marching drum key as standard.


British Drum Co.’s flagship pipe band snare drum. The Axial snare drum is innovation defined.

Featuring our Direct Drive snare mechanisms for optimum parallel snare positioning. Axial’s distinctive aesthetic owes much to its X-Frame™ cage-style tension system. This futuristic aluminium hardware is designed to complement the out of this world shell finish options.

Designed and engineered to look amazing, sound amazing and feel amazing, Axial is the pipe band drummer’s snare drum.

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