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High on Fire
Murder City Devils
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Coady Willis was born in Bellingham, WA and got his touring and recording career started in 1996 with his Seattle band THE MURDER CITY DEVILS. In 2003 he joined forces with KARP singer/bass player Jared Warren to form the heavy rock duo BIG BUSINESS. Coady moved to Los Angeles in 2006 to become 2nd drummer in THE MELVINS, and continued to write, record, and tour with them for the following 8 years. Today he lives in Los Angeles and continues to record and tour with BIG BUSINESS, MURDER CITY DEVILS, and as of 2021, HIGH ON FIRE.
Sizes: 16", 17", 18", 19", 20", 22"
Sound character: Full, warm, brilliant, shimmering, deep. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Quick response, fairly soft feel. Rich, strong crash sound with open low end and shimmering highs. Very versatile, responsive crash cymbal suitable for numerous musical styles.
Sizes: 14", 15"
Sound character: Rich, warm, lush, deep. Wide range, complex mix. Giving and responsive feel. Broad, warm open sound. Compact, lush chick sound. Extremely versatile hi-hat, perfectly suited for dynamic, articulated playing in a wide range of styles. “They are just chunky enough, but not overpowering. They are a little more chocolaty than the classic 602s”, describes Vinnie Colaiuta.
Sound character: Full, silky, powerful, deep. Fairly wide range, fairly complex mix. 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. Developed in co-operation with the legendary "Van Halen" drummer Alex Van Halen.