Håvard Takle Ohr


Håvard Takle Ohr


Paiste Artist Since
December 2018


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„I've been playing Paiste cymbals since the day I first started playing drums 29 years ago. And I am extremely honored to represent this fantastic company. By far the best cymbals in the world.“


Håvard Takle Ohr

Cymbals listed from left to right

21" 2002 Big Beat «Multifunction»
15" Signature Heavy Hi-Hat Bottom (as hi-hat top)
15" Formula 602 Modern Essentials Hi-Hat Top (as hi-hat bottom)
19" Signature Full Crash
22" Signature Full Ride
22" 2002 Big Beat «Multifunction»
22" Formula 602 Modern Essentials China

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Håvard Takle Ohr - Live with Paiste #3.jpg
Håvard Takle Ohr - Live with Paiste #3.jpg


Håvard started professionally drumming after quitting school at the age of 17. He made a living playing bars and clubs for many years before taking the steps into making records and touring with different bands in early 2000. Today Håvard Takle Ohr is one of the hardest working drummers in Norway. As a professional drummer for the last 20 years he has toured and made records with top Norwegian artists. In 2019 he became the new drummer in Norway's biggest rock band, Kvelertak. In the next couple of years the band will be touring the world promoting their new album "Splid”. Kvelertak has released 4 albums and toured the world several times as headliners and as special guest to bands such as Metallica, Ghost, Slayer, Mastodon, Gojira and so on.

Setup Cymbals

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  • Details

    Sizes: 18", 22"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Dark, warm, strong, exotic, sizzling, earthy. Wide range, slightly complex and dense mix. Fairly soft, responsive feel. Great for explosive, strong, dark accents. Complex, washy ride sound. A modern China cymbal with a wide spectrum for various musical applications. “The China is nearly smooth”, states Vinnie Colaiuta.

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