General Information

What is BFD Metal Snares?

BFD Metal Snares is a collection of 5 premium snare drums for BFD3 - each played with sticks and captured with wires on and off and delivered in natural and 2 processed versions. There are 30 variations in total.


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What do I need in order to use this expansion pack?

BFD Metal Snares requires a registered copy of BFD3. It is not compatible with BFD1.x, BFD2 or BFD Eco.


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What is included?

The following are played with sticks and captured with wires on and off and are each delivered in a natural and 2 processed versions.

Sonor Artist Cast Bronze
- 14x6 inches
- Nickel hardware
- Cast bronze - one single big 3mm thick piece of bronze
- Weighs 25lbs
- Evans Power Center batter head
- Tuned to a medium tuning

Gretsch Bell Brass
- 14x6.5 inches
- Die cast hardware
- Bell Brass - one single 3mm thick piece of brass
- 30 degree bearing edge gives the sound extra body
- Evans Power Center batter head
- Tuned to a medium tuning

Zildjian Cast Bronze
- 14x6.5 inches
- Original Zildjian cast bronze snare drum. Made by Noble and Cooley for Zildjian
- dating from 1998, this is the first of the cast drums produced for Zildjian
- N & C nodal point mounted tube lugs
- N & C Gladstone strainer and die cast hoops
- Remo Controlled Sound batter head
- Tuned to a low tuning

Ludwig 402 Chrome on Aluminium
- 14x6.5 inches
- chrome-plated aluminum shell
- 10 Imperial style lugs, 2.3mm triple flanged hoops
- Hammered shell model
- Remo Controlled Sound batter head
- Tuned to a medium tuning

Pearl Joey Jordison Signature Snare
- 13x6.5 inches
- Power Piccolo snare
- Steel shell. 10 CL65B lugs. Steel Superhoops II
- Remo Ambassador Coated batter head
- Tuned to a high tuning


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Who is BFD Metal Snares recorded by?

BFD Metal Snares was recorded and produced in-house at FXpansion by Drew Vernon and Michael Bugh.

The download size is approximately 15 GB.


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Do you allow license transfers?

Yes, however:

  • If you're the seller, you must contact us in advance of the sale. If you're the prospective second-hand buyer, you must check that the seller is cleared to sell. If in doubt, contact us.
  • There is a flat $50 fee per product for a license transfer, which can be purchased from our online shop.
  • Review copies, NFRs (Not For Resale copies, sometimes used for in-store demos), etc., cannot be transferred under any circumstances.
  • We reserve the right to refuse a license transfer request.

Once a transfer is authorised and the fee has been paid, the new owner is entitled to exactly the same upgrade paths and technical support resources as if they had bought the product new.


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