Eloy Casagrande

Sepultura

Eloy Casagrande

About

Paiste Artist Since
July 2005

Nationality
Brazil

Main Affiliation
Sepultura

Website
www.eloycasagrande.com

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Videos & Pics

PAISTE CYMBALS - Eloy Casagrande
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Paiste Cymbals - Eloy Casagrande - Drum Cam - Raging Void (Sepultura)
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Biography

Eloy (born January 29, 1991 in Santo André) is a Brazilian drummer, best known as the current drummer of Brazilian thrash metal act Sepultura. Eloy began playing at age 7, when he got a toy drum from his mother, after a year he got a real drum kit. In 2004, at age 13, he was the big winner of the Batuka International Drummer Fest, sponsored by Vera Figueiredo. Later Eloy also won Modern Drummer's Undiscovered Drummer Contest 2006 in New Jersey, and the following year, toured the United States. He's always traveling around the world showing his art.

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    Sizes: 14", 15"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    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.

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

    Sound character: Hissing, roaring, metallic, shimmering. Narrow range, fairly complex mix. Very responsive, balanced feel, especially controllable while crash/riding. A strong, piercing, crash paired with a growling decay. Very sturdy crash cymbal for louder musical applications in aggressive drumming styles.

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    Sizes: 14"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Earthy, warm, dry, washy. Fairly narrow range, complex mix. Soft, giving and responsive feel. Depending on how aggressively you tighten the pair, they offer a range from dry, trashy hi-hat sounds to shattering, noisy-washy crash effects.

  • Sounds
  • Details

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

    Sound character: Very bright, slightly trashy, full, exotic. Wide range, complex mix. Fast, responsive, explosive crash, loud, clear defined bell. Very unique, versatile china for flexible application.

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