Dave Joyal

Silent Drive

Dave Joyal


Paiste Artist Since
October 2007

United States

Main Affiliations
Silent Drive

„I've been with Paiste for nearly 15 years and I couldn’t imagine playing another cymbal. I will play and love these for the rest of my life.“


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Silent Drive is a band that has risen out of the ashes of the short-lived Ink Cartridge Funeral. It contains members of Bane, Massachusetts metal band Dasai, and Burlington, Vermont outfit Drowningman. Though this seasoned four-piece has deep roots in the hardcore/metal scene, it is branching out far beyond the constraints of any genre. The musical history of the four players is long in the making. All four members have been playing on stage and writing behind the scenes for over 20 years. The recipe is a strict one: anything goes, as long as it rocks. “There is no melody too sweet and no riff too heavy for us… as long as it says what we want it […]

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 18"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Medium bright, exotic, fairly trashy. Wide range, fairly complex mix. Explosive response, rather soft feel. Dynamic china for exotic colouring in a wide musical range.

  • Sounds