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Aquiles Priester’s Impressions – Asian Clinic Tour 2013

The Aquiles Priester’s Clinic Tour in Asia was a great success.

Besides presenting his Paiste Artist Inspiration Cymbal the 2002 “PsychOctopus” 18” Giga Bell Ride , Aquiles presented the new Mapex Saturn IV drumkit and launched his signature snare the PsychOctopus Black Panther Snare.

The drum clinic tour went through the following cities:

July 19 - Guangzhou - China
July 20 - Nanchang - China
July 21 - Chengdu - China
July 23 - Shenyang - China
August 2 - Taipei – Taiwan



View Aquiles Paiste Artist Profile!

2002 Giga Bell Ride

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

Sound Character: Very bright, glassy, slightly dry, cutting, metallic. Fairly narrow range, clean mix. Somewhat heavy, but controllable feel. Clear, glassy ping over bell-like wash. Extremely cutting, loud bell with dark undertone. Extraordinary ride, suited particularly for defined playing on the bell in various musical styles. Developed in co-operation with Brazilian’s Top Heavy Metal drummer Aquiles Priester.

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