Chris Dalley

Authority Zero

Chris Dalley

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About

Paiste Artist Since
June 2010

Nationality
United States

Main Affiliations
Authority Zero
Implants

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„Paiste are the only cymbals i can use. Playing hard, it’s hard to find a heavy cymbal that can also sound bright, they are the perfect fit for my drumming.“

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Biography

Chris Dalley became known to the scene as a drummer who could fly out in a moments notice and fill in for any band. Playing with established bands like Ten Foot Pole, Death By Stereo, Voodoo Glow Skulls, and fill in spots for acts such as Zebrahead and Strung Out, Chris found several homes with Authority Zero, Pulley, and Implants.

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 24"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, full, warm, deep, somewhat dry, powerful. Wide range, clean mix. 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. This special ride cymbal was created by Paiste's Sound Development team in collaboration with John Dolmayan, one of today's most influential Rock drummers.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 18", 20"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Bright, silky, metallic, full, slightly trashy and very powerful. Wide range, fairly clean mix. Comfortable, responsive and somewhat soft feel. Exotic type of china that also offers the sound and function of a crash cymbal. Its unique shape makes both the bell and downward turned china edge accessible at once. Provides a strong, sizzling and deep layered china sound that is perfectly suited for any styles of Rock music and for other unique applications and percussive settings.

  • Sounds