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Matt Halpern
Periphery - United States


Matt Halpern is the drummer for Periphery and co-founder of the software company, GetGood Drums. He is an active educator who is very passionate about inspiring students and artists to use their creativity to pursue their talents as careers. Matt has won multiple awards including Best Clinician/Educator and Best Metal Drummer in Modern Drummer Magazine, as well as countless of other awards, and he continues to be a very engaged member of the drumming community. You can reach Matt any time via Instagram and Twitter at @MattPeriphery and on Facebook at





Equipment Configuration

Masterworks Series
Reference Series shell specs
Matte Black finish
22x16 bass drum
20x14 bass drum
8x7 tom
10x7 tom
12x7 tom
13x7 tom
13x9 tom
14x14 floor tom
16x16 floor tom
18x16 floor tom
20x12 gong drum
14x6 20-ply snare drum 

Compact Traveler + Expansion Kit

Music City Custom
Reference shell specs
Matte Black Oyster finish
13x8 tom
16x16 floor tom
18x16 floor tom
22x16 bass drum
14x5 Reference Brass snare drum
14x6.5 Reference brass snare drum
14x6.5 Free Floating Phosphor Bronze snare drum

P3002C Demon Chain Double Pedal
P2052C Eliminator Double Pedal
B1030 boom stand
C1030 straight stand
H2050 hi-hat stand
S1030 snare stand
CH1030BS cymbal holder
TH1030S tom holders
ADP20 adapters
D2500 throne
PS85 pedal stabilizer