Paiste Artist Since
„Paiste cymbals are the most musical cymbals I've ever heard! And with so many options and diverse sounds available, you can cover any situation you might find yourself in. From bright, clean and crisp, to dark, warm and smoky, Paiste shines all the time!“
Matt "Ice" Iceman has been a steady working drummer in the Nashville scene since 2007. He currently tours and records with Grammy nominated Country artist David Nail. In his time in Nashville he has performed, recorded and/or toured with a wide range of bands and artists including Eric Paslay, Cassadee Pope, Francesca Battistelli, T.J. Hitt and Spyderwulf, The Reed Pittman Trio, Layla Kaylif, BlackJack Billy, Rob Blackledge, Shelly Fairchild and The Chris Weaver Band. When not on the road with David, he does sessions in his home studio or in some of Nashville's best sounding rooms, and plays with Nashville's premier wedding and corporate event band, The Downtown Band. Before moving to Nashville, Matt attended The University of the Arts in Philadelphia for two years where he studied with teachers and players such as Marc Dicciani, Joe Nero, Jimmy Paxson and Erik Johnson.
Sizes: 18", 19", 20", 22", 24", 26"
Sound character: Deep, dark, rich, brilliant, warm. Wide range, fairly complex mix. Even, balanced, very responsive feel. Pearly, wooden ping over a wide, deep, full wash. Big, swelling crash sound. Strong, articulate embedded bell. An ultimate classic sound, developed in 1967 during one of popular music's most revolutionary eras.
Sizes: 14", 15", 16"
Sound character: Mellow, warm, yet brilliant with a hissing shimmer. Medium range and fairly clean mix. Warm, light and woody open sound, paired with a well defined, soft chick-sound. A very classic hi-hat for multi-purpose application in different musical genres.