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Artist Inspiration Cymbals


Series Description: Artist Inspiration cymbals are created by Paiste’s Sound Development Team according to uncompromising sound and visual concepts featuring each artists’ ideas. Artist Inspiration cymbals are an assemblage of exquisite and laboriously hand-manufactured cymbals made in Switzerland.

STEWART COPELAND (US)
# THE POLICE


Dry, slightly dark, raw, melodic. Heavy yet controllable feel. A clear, glassy ping over a dry and slightly dark, harmonic layer of wash. Very distinctive, tight and deep bell. Well suited for all types of musical styles that require clear stick work and a strong bell.


«The Rhythmatist»
Signature 22" Blue Bell Ride

Sizes: 22"
Weight: heavy
Volume: fairly low to loud
Stick Sound: glassy
Intensity: dry
Sustain: medium
Bell Character: strong, deep, clear, fairly separated

Artists playing this Cymbal !





NICKO McBRAIN (UK)
# IRON MAIDEN


Fairly dark, full, controlled, glassy, shimmering. Very comfortable feel with a clear, full ping over a large, deep harmonic wash. This ride cymbal is extremely well suited for intricate stick work that calls for a strong bell in all types of Rock based music.



«The Powerslave»
Signature 22" Reflector Bell Ride

Sizes: 22"
Weight: heavy
Volume: medium to very loud
Stick Sound: full, glassy
Intensity: lively
Sustain: long
Bell Character: strong, deep, melodious

Artists playing this Cymbal !





AQUILES PRIESTER (BR)
# HANGAR




«The Psychoctopus»
2002 18" Giga Bell Ride

Sizes: 18"
Weight: medium heavy
Volume: medium soft to loud
Stick Sound: glassy, pingy
Intensity: controlled
Sustain: longo
Bell Character: separated, cutting

Artists playing this Cymbal !





JOHN DOLMAYAN (US)
# SYSTEM OF A DOWN


Bright, full, warm, deep, somewhat dry, powerful. Heavy response, very balanced feel. Clear, cutting stick sound over big, full wash. Extremely loud, cutting ride with an enormous, big, loud and deep sounding bell.


«The Eclipse»
RUDE 24" Mega Power Ride

Sizes: 24"
Weight: extra heavy
Volume: loud to very loud
Stick Sound: full, pingy
Intensity: lively
Sustain: long
Bell Character: huge, very separated

Artists playing this Cymbal !





ALEX VAN HALEN (US)
# VAN HALEN


Full, silky, powerful, deep. Responsive, soft feel with powerful attributes. Somewhat papery stick sound with a glassy undertone over fairly dark and cloudy wash. Very versatile ride cymbal with good crash-ability for classic rock music applications.


«The Reverend Al’s»
2002 24" Big Ride

Sizes: 24"
Weight: medium thin
Volume: soft to loud
Stick Sound: silky
Intensity: fairly lively
Sustain: long
Bell Character: fairly integrated, smooth

Artists playing this Cymbal !





JOHN «JR» ROBINSON (US)
# SESSION GREAT


Full, rich, powerful, energetic. Very controllable and responsive feel. A clean, glassy stick over a big, deep layered wash with a touch of darkness. This is a big cymbal for big beats.


«The Signature Groove»
Twenty Masters Collection 24" Deep Ride

Sizes: 24"
Weight: heavy
Volume: medium low to loud
Stick Sound: very pronounced, glassy, deep
Intensity: lively
Sustain: long
Bell Character: fairly separated, strong

Artists playing this Cymbal !





NDUGU CHANCLER (US)
# SESSION GREAT


Fairly bright, rich, open, warm. Even, controllable feel with quick response. Crisp, clear stick sound over a rich, warm wash. Allpurpose ride cymbal suitable for a broad range of musical styles.


Rosie»
Twenty Masters Collection 22" Crisp Ride

Sizes: 22"
Weight: medium
Volume: medium low to medium loud
Stick Sound: fairly pronounced, crisp
Intensity: lively
Sustain: medium long
Bell Character: fairly separated, strong

Artists playing this Cymbal !


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