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    Alice Cooper - Neal Smith Stage-Played 14" Field Snare Drum (1971-1972). This drum - a 14" Vintage Gretsch field snare (minus the snare), serial numbered 94671, with a mind-bending marbled liquid-metal finish - was played on stage by Smith throughout the Killer tour during the climax of the band's ghastliest setpiece. While the song "Killer" was lurching toward its eerie end, Alice was bound, led up a set of stairs to the gallows by Glen Buxton, dressed as the executioner, while Dennis Dunaway played the priest reading Alice his last rites, with Neal dressed in a black military coat, playing this drum solemnly as Cooper was lead to his staged doom. A truly great piece of the great band's theatrical history! Though on stage the drum appeared black, it had this same finish. The black was due to the drum being wrapped in cloth to match the somber, funerary atmosphere of that portion of the show. In Great condition. From the Neal Smith Alice Cooper Collection.

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