Craig Anderson

Ignite

Craig Anderson

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About

Paiste Artist Since
July 1999

Nationality
United States

Main Affiliation
Ignite

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„Craig Anderson uses and abuses Paiste cymbals because he only plays the best!“

Setup

Videos & Pics

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PAISTE CYMBALS - On stage with...Craig Anderson (Ignite)
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Biography

Craig Anderson is an American drummer based in Los Angeles, CA.  Craig has studied with Gregg Bissonette (Ringo Starr, David Lee Roth) and Mark Craney (Gino Vanneli, Jethro Tull).  Craig has been a member of the band Ignite for over 20 years and has released three full length albums with the the band and has toured all over the world.  Craig also performed on the debut solo album by Ray Alder (Fates Warning). 

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 14"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Very bright, raw, full, energetic. Fairly wide range, fairly complex mix. Heavy, controllable feel. Full, dirty, loud open sound. Sharp, cutting, strong chick sound. The sound edge for heavy players.

  • 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
  • Details

    Sizes: 16", 18", 20"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, metallic, aggressively roaring, very strong, raw. Wide range, fairly clean mix. Heavy with a comfortable feel. Aggressive, shattering attack with a roaring crash. Modern China sound with a grungy touch. Well suited for loud and very loud musical applications.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 16", 18", 20"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Medium bright, full, exotic, fairly trashy. Wide range, complex mix. Responsive, full sounding crash, complex, trashy ride. The definitive classic rock china sound.

  • Sounds