Paiste Artist Since
„I have tried cymbals from many different companies since I started playing drums, and Paiste has always stood out, both in sound and durability. Simply the best.“
Cymbals listed from left to right
18" 2002 Wild Crash
20" Twenty Custom Collection Metal Crash (discontinued)
18" 2002 China
13" Signature Mega Cup Chime
13" Signature Dark Crisp Hi-Hat
18" Signature Precision Crash
12" 2002 Splash
10" 2002 Splash
18" Signature Power Crash
14" Signature Power Hi-Hat
20" Signature Heavy Bell Ride (discontinued)
20" 2002 China
17" 2002 Wild Crash (discontinued)
10" 2002 Mega Bell
19" Signature Reflector Heavy Full Crash
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Kristján started drumming at the age of 11, and quickly found his passion in rock and metal music. He has been one of the most recognizable and respected drummers in the Icelandic metal scene for the last 25 years. Kristján plays and has played in numerous bands and projects, Kookaveen and Mad Nona being his main priorities recently. Being a talented artist, Kristján is also a guitar player and songwriter, and plays guitar in Vetur.
Sizes: 18", 19", 20"
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.
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.
Sound character: Full, bright, metallic, strong. Narrow range, clean mix. Fairly heavy, very immediate feel. Dry, clear, strong, slightly distorted ping over sparse, warm, metallic bell sound. A loud, lively, unusual cymbal with very specific ride and bell playing functions. Also suited for strong color accents and various percussion effects.