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Born in St.Petersburg (Russia) in April 30, 1990. Drummer of "Brigadniy Podryad" band from 2010. "Brigadniy Podryad" - the oldest in Russia iconic punk rock band with wide audience at home as well as abroad, a permanent member of the largest rock festivals in Russia, CIS countries and Europe. The band maintains an active touring schedule, and songs of "Brigadniy Podryad" sound on famous Russian radio stations "Nashe Radio", "Echo of Moscow", "Radio Komsomolskaya Pravda", "Zenith Radio" and others. In 2011 the band released the album "Land of opportunity" and went on tour with the same name in forty cities of Russia and twenty cities in Ukraine. In 2012 the band released the single "Peter Rock and Roll” which became the top of the charts of Russian biggest rock radio station "Nashe Radio". Music videos are broadcasting on musical TV channels "A1", "MUZ TV" and others. From 2005 to 2008 German Ioffe gave concert tour in Europe, acted in TV show and recorded with the Russian folk orchestra "Yakhont" and St.Petersburg Brass Orchestra of the Palace of Youth Creativity. In 2008 German Ioffe participated in TV-project "STS lights superstar 2", where he became a leading drummer of the project. In 2012 German graduated with distinction Percussion Department of the St. Petersburg State University of Culture and Arts, Percussion Department. Despite of heavy touring schedule and intensive studio work, German finds the time to give lessons and master-classes. Since 2012 German is a staff educator at the School of Music of the Embassy of Finland in St.Petersburg.
Sizes: 18", 20"
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.
Sizes: 13", 14", 15", 17"
Sound character: Medium bright, full, warm, brilliant. Wide range, fairly complex mix. Fast, responsive feel. Full, bright, energetic open sound. Sharp, full chick sound. The original, once patented, wavy bottom hi-hat design. The 17" version adds extraordinary boost, low end and crisp projection.