John Spittle

Trace Adkins

John Spittle


Paiste Artist Since
August 2010

United States

Main Affiliation
Trace Adkins

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„The reason I play Paiste? Simply the best, When I hear what a cymbal should sound like to me….its Paiste.“



Born and raised in Southern California John started playing drums at the age of 5. John grew up with his father as a professional drummer. At the early age of 14 John was playing gigs professionally. John moved to Nashville Tn in 1996 where he and his family reside. John has been the long time drummer for country superstar Trace Adkins and has recorded and or toured with Sara Evans, Aaron Tippin, Chris Cagle, Paul Brandt, Kellie Coffey, Tammy Cochran, The Lynns, Jon Sof, The Brave, Sahara and many more.

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  • Details

    Sizes: 18", 19", 20"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, explosive, full, sparkling, warm. Wide frequency range, fairly clean mix. Even, giving feel with a powerful attack, sharp response and a nice sparkling fade. A strong, full, durable and cutting crash with radiant sound.

  • Sounds