Roz Ison

New Device

Roz Ison

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About

Paiste Artist Since
November 2010

Nationality
United Kingdom

Main Affiliation
New Device

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Greg 'Rozzy' Ison - Bimm 2.jpg
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Greg 'Rozzy' Ison - Bimm 2.jpg
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Greg 'Rozzy' Ison - Overhead.jpg
Greg 'Rozzy' Ison - Face On.jpg
Greg 'Rozzy' Ison - 02 Arena 2.jpg
Greg Rozzy Ison Overhead 2021.jpg
Greg Rozzy Ison Headshot 2021.jpg
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Biography

Greg ‘Rozzy’ Ison has been playing drums since he was 12 years old. Roz joined his first band not long after and quickly developed a passion for playing live. After taking steps to become a full time professional drummer, on the degree course at London’s premier music school, Drumtech, Roz joined his first touring band. Roz now plays for one of the UK’s hardest working rock bands, New Device, who have been touring up and down the UK. New Device have also performed at various festivals, including Download, Sonisphere and High Voltage and played numerous support slots including main support for Bon Jovi in June 2010 at The O2 Arena London to over 20000 people. New Device are currently working on their follow up album to 2009’s critically acclaimed ‘Takin’ Over’.

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 20", 22"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, full, clean, energetic, strong. Fairly narrow range, fairly clean mix. Heavy response, controllable feel. Big, clean, glassy ping over a dry, dark and bell-like wash. The classic power ride sound for mainly Rock and Metal applications.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 14", 16", 18"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Exotic, warm, trashy. Medium range, complex mix. Fast, responsive feel, fairly quick decay. An explosive Crash cymbal with a strong, low wash for unique effects in many styles of music.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 14"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Very bright, raw, full, energetic. Fairly wide range, fairly complex mix. Heavy, controllable feel. Full, dirty, loud open sound. Sharp, cutting, strong chick sound. The sound edge for heavy players.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 10"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Warm, airy, breathy. Medium range, complex mix. Very explosive response with quick decay. Soft feel. A fast, light accent effect cymbal for many musical styles.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 18"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Dark, full, raw, energetic. Wide range, complex mix. Heavy feel, fairly controllable, very explosive crash sound. Extremely loud, nasty china for higher volume playing.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 18", 20"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Medium

    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.

  • Sounds