Simon Ridley

DZ Deathrays

Simon Ridley



Main Affiliation
DZ Deathrays

„I love Paiste cymbals in a live setting because they just cut and shimmer above EVERYTHING in the mix like nothing else. The amount of tinnitus I have given people with these things should be illegal.“



Heyo, my name is Simon Ridley. I started playing drums back in 2007 a year before forming DZ DEATHRAYS with my buddy Shane. Since then we've put out a bunch of records, added a member, toured the world a few times and I've broken a lot of drum gear in the process...

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 14"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Warm, full, brilliant. Fairly wide range, balanced mix. Soft, responsive feel. Warm, full open sound. Defined, solid chick sound. Versatile all-round hi-hat with definitive classic sound.

  • Sounds