Paiste Artist Since
„Playing Paiste for the first time was like taking cotton wool out of my ears. The classic cymbal sound of my childhood is right there at the end of my sticks and they still excite me when I play them everyday!“
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Chris is a UK based session drummer, specializing in all things Rock. After cutting his teeth on the local pub circuit aged 15, Chris got his first taste of pro touring with tech-metallers Shy of the Depth before joining new Metal Blade signings Malefice. After four years of intense touring, Chris dived into the world of playing sessions, where he thrives on recording remotely for bands and artists all over the world from own studio as well as enjoying touring and playing live around this. Career highlights include playing Download Festival at Donington Park for the first time and recording at Abbey Road Studios.
Sizes: 20", 22"
Sound character: Bright, full, clean, energetic, strong. Fairly narrow range, fairly clean mix. Heavy response, controllable feel. Big, clean, glassy ping over a dry, dark and bell-like wash. The classic power ride sound for mainly Rock and Metal applications.
Sizes: 18", 19", 20", 21", 22", 24"
Sound character: Warm, deep, brilliant, lush. Medium wide range, complex mix. Responsive, giving feel. Warm luscious crashes with swift fade. Airy, defined ping over wide multi-layered wash. Broad, musical, integrated bells. Multifunctional design to work well as both crashes and rides in medium low to loud settings.