Paiste Alpha 20'' Rock Ride Cymbal, Brilliant Finish

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Paiste Alpha 20'' Rock Ride Cymbal, Brilliant Finish

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Alpha cymbals were first launched by Paiste in 1992. Today, the Alpha brand is synonymous with dependability, and the cymbals are well known for their first-class sound and fair prices. For 2010, Paiste has introduced the Alpha Series in a new Brilliant Finish, and once again advances these trusted qualities.

Product Ref: 16499

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The new brilliant look is accomplished by skilled craftsmen who hand polish the cymbals to a mirror perfect finish in the final production stage. Prior to that, top-notch hi-tech processes give Alpha cymbals their initial shape and strength. They are also further enhanced by traditional hand hammering.

ALPHA 20" Rock Ride - Bell

ALPHA 20" Rock Ride - Body

ALPHA 20" Rock Ride - Edge

ALPHA 20" Rock Ride - Pattern

Alpha cymbals have developed a strong following in recent years and are today endorsed by numerous working drummers all over the world, such as Jeremy Spencer of Five Finger Death Punch, Jason Sutter with Chris Cornell, Dave Witte of Municipal Waste, Tommy Portimo of Sonata Arctica and Steven Spence of Black Tide.

Features/Specifications:

  • Weight: medium heavy
  • Volume: medium to loud
  • Stick Sound: bright, full, round, pronounced
  • Intensity: lively
  • Sustain: long
  • Bell Character: full, nicely balanced, cutting
  • Sound Character: Energetic, full, clear, bright, strong. Fairly wide range, fairly clean mix. Pronounced, round, glassy ping over a balanced and controllable wash. Clear, full, big bell sound, fairly integrated, and well balanced within the overall cymbal sound. Perfectly suited for forceful playing in aggressive music styles, where wide dynamics are required.