The Primas Troop

Our current artists


Artist- Dan Southall

Band- These Wicked Rivers 

With over 20 years experience, Dan is a seasoned veteran. His articulation, power and accuracy are amongst an array of skills that many other drummers cannot match. His influences include; Prog, Tech Metal and good old fashioned “Rock ‘n’ Roll”. Dan Southall found his true calling when he joined the blues rock band These Wicked Rivers back in 2014. 

Since taking to the stage in October of 2014, the Derby quartet have impressed all and sundry since their inception with their brand of modern rock, influenced by (amongst others) Black Stone Cherry and Clutch. Their journey includes air time from Planet Rock and Hard Rock Hell radio to performances at many great festivals across the UK and featuring in many reputable publications such as; Classic Rock Magazine and Planet Rock. There latest album release “Eden” concretes their position as a high level contender in the UK rock music scene. 

“I am delighted that Eddie and Primas Custom Drums are a part of my drumming journey. His work is beautiful and working with Primas Custom Drums is a real privilege. Eddie is a great friend and advisor and he is always around to offer a helping hand, no matter the subject.” Dan Southall-  These Wicked Rivers. 


Artist- Steven Herbert

Band- The Howling Tides - 

Steven Hebert; a heavy hitter with precision and flare! A real contender that is instantly recognisable and not easily forgotten! At only the age of 25, Herbiehas proven his worth and a drummer to keep on your radar! Influences include; rock, metal and blues but more recently inspired by other genres such as; hip-hop, neo-soul, funk and reggae; incorporating new skill sets into his playing.

Steven HerbieHerbert is a member of the midlands based rock quartet The Howling Tides. Bursting in to life in 2018, they have seen success after success. With an impressive and successful release of their self-titled EP, produced by Blues Rock titan Aynsley Lister, they have since played some major shows including; Hard Rock Hell to Ibiza, Planet Rock Festival, Rockstock festival and main stage Rock City. Even winning approval from Ricky Warwick (Black Star Riders, Thin Lizzy) and have been personally chosen to support Black Star Riders on numerous occasions. The band continues to work hard, show casing their talents on stages across the UK and the rest of Europe.

“It has been a great experience working with Eddie over the past couple of years! I am beyond excited to see what the future holds with the continued relationship with Primas Custom DrumsSteven HerbieHerbert.