SONOR, proudly celebrating a 135+ year tradition of excellence, has announced the launch of new products, to be introduced at the Winter NAMM Show 2011 in Anaheim, CA, USA.

The SONOR Select Force Series is the pinnacle of the new Force range. The Select Series is a set for every drummer: designed especially for advanced and semi-professional drummers, Select Force drum sets can also be an interesting alternative for professional drummers. A wide array of pre-configured sets, components and the very latest features from the professionals’ series make SONOR Select Force sets a real hit!

Select Force Sounds
7-layer Canadian maple shells offer uncompromisingly rich and warm sounds, highlight lower pitches and provide balance in the mid-range and treble. Whether in the woodshed, recording studio or on stage, SONOR’s Select Force sets deliver a powerful performance every time.

- Shell Thicknesses
- 7 layers for bass drums = 7.2 mm (2.4 mm Canadian maple + 2.4 mm Chinese maple + 2.4 mm Canadian maple)
- 7 layers for snare drums, tom toms and floor toms = 5.8 mm (1.7 mm Canadian maple + 2.4 mm Chinese maple + 1.7 mm Canadian maple)
- 45° bearing edge
- New light-weight tension lugs with TuneSafe
- New designed TAR (Total Acoustic Resonance) Tom Mount system
- New designed Chrome plated Snare Strainer and Snare Butt
- 9 spectacular new Sparkle and Solid Fade and Burst Finishes
- Black Powder Shell Hardware with certain Finishes
- Availability of Short Size Toms, 20” deep Bass Drums and the new S Drive Configuration
- Rubber padded Bass Drum claws

The new SONOR “Select Force” Series is available via most music retail stores starting February / March 2011. For more information check out the new SONOR Drums catalog and the SONOR homepage: to see the latest gear coming in 2011!