RUDE

About

These definitely different cymbals were inspired by the revolution of punk and metal during the late 1970s. RUDE continues to be the leading choice of sound for raw, merciless and powerful musical energy in Rock, Metal, and Punk.

Since
1980

Alloy
CuSn8 Bronze, also known as "2002 Bronze"

Applications
Medium loud to extremely loud • Live and recording • Punk, Heavy Metal, Hard Rock, Rock/Metal Crossover Styles & Derivatives, and contemporary styles rooted in/or similar to those styles

Sound
Raw, metallic, powerful, lively, sparkling, bright, icy and energetic with heavy mid-range harmonics and powerful, cutting characteristics

  • Details

    Sizes: 24"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, full, warm, deep, somewhat dry, powerful. Wide range, clean mix. Heavy response, very balanced feel. Clear, cutting stick sound over big, full wash. Extremely loud, cutting ride with an enormous, big, loud and deep sounding bell. This special ride cymbal was created by Paiste's Sound Development team in collaboration with John Dolmayan, one of today's most influential Rock drummers.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 20"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Fairly bright, metallic, raw, full, energetic, cutting. Fairly narrow range, complex mix. Heavy feel, strong, loud ping over controlled, raw, full wash, piercing, loud bell. For extreme ride playing.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 22"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, metallic, full, powerful, deep, piercing. Fairly narrow range, complex mix. Heavy feel. Strong, clear ping over a deep, full, raw wash. Cutting, powerful bell. Strong, heavy cymbal for articulate, dynamic ride playing in loud music. Developed in co-operation with the speed metal pioneer Dave Lombardo.

  • Sounds
  • Details

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

    Sound character: Full, forceful, powerful, slightly trashy. Wide range, fairly complex mix. Rather soft playing feel. Hefty, powerful attack with a saturated, menacing crash sound. Quite deep, beefy bell sound. Strong, loud, yet unintrusive cymbal. Ideal for crash ride patterns in very loud settings.

  • 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: 14"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Medium bright, raw, full, energetic. Wide range, complex mix. Heavy, full feel. Raw, full, loud open sound. Tight, full, cutting chick sound. Versatile, all-round hi-hat for loud playing.

  • 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: Bright, silky, metallic, full, slightly trashy and very powerful. Wide range, fairly clean mix. Comfortable, responsive and somewhat soft feel. Exotic type of china that also offers the sound and function of a crash cymbal. Its unique shape makes both the bell and downward turned china edge accessible at once. Provides a strong, sizzling and deep layered china sound that is perfectly suited for any styles of Rock music and for other unique applications and percussive settings.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 16", 18", 20"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, metallic, aggressively roaring, very strong, raw. Wide range, fairly clean mix. Heavy with a comfortable feel. Aggressive, shattering attack with a roaring crash. Modern China sound with a grungy touch. Well suited for loud and very loud musical applications.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 14"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, metallic, rough, lively, raw. Wide range, fairly clean mix. Very responsive. Explosive, dirty crash sound. Agile China for strong, exotic accents.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 10"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, full, high pitched, energetic. Wide range, complex mix. Strong feel, explosive, strong splash with quick response. A pair of these would make an excellent mini hi-hat.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 12", 14"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Shrill, metallic, very powerful, raw. Narrow range, fairly complex mix. Heavy feel. Aggressive, cutting attack with a throaty, slightly vibrating crash sound. Metallic, clear ping with a long wavering decay. A versatile effect cymbal and great alternative choice for unusual applications in various music styles.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 24"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, full, warm, deep, somewhat dry, powerful. Wide range, clean mix. Heavy response, very balanced feel. Clear, cutting stick sound over big, full wash. Extremely loud, cutting ride with an enormous, big, loud and deep sounding bell. This special ride cymbal was created by Paiste's Sound Development team in collaboration with John Dolmayan, one of today's most influential Rock drummers.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 20"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Fairly bright, metallic, raw, full, energetic, cutting. Fairly narrow range, complex mix. Heavy feel, strong, loud ping over controlled, raw, full wash, piercing, loud bell. For extreme ride playing.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 22"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, metallic, full, powerful, deep, piercing. Fairly narrow range, complex mix. Heavy feel. Strong, clear ping over a deep, full, raw wash. Cutting, powerful bell. Strong, heavy cymbal for articulate, dynamic ride playing in loud music. Developed in co-operation with the speed metal pioneer Dave Lombardo.

  • Sounds
  • Details

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

    Sound character: Full, forceful, powerful, slightly trashy. Wide range, fairly complex mix. Rather soft playing feel. Hefty, powerful attack with a saturated, menacing crash sound. Quite deep, beefy bell sound. Strong, loud, yet unintrusive cymbal. Ideal for crash ride patterns in very loud settings.

  • 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: 14"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Medium bright, raw, full, energetic. Wide range, complex mix. Heavy, full feel. Raw, full, loud open sound. Tight, full, cutting chick sound. Versatile, all-round hi-hat for loud playing.

  • 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: Bright, silky, metallic, full, slightly trashy and very powerful. Wide range, fairly clean mix. Comfortable, responsive and somewhat soft feel. Exotic type of china that also offers the sound and function of a crash cymbal. Its unique shape makes both the bell and downward turned china edge accessible at once. Provides a strong, sizzling and deep layered china sound that is perfectly suited for any styles of Rock music and for other unique applications and percussive settings.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 16", 18", 20"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, metallic, aggressively roaring, very strong, raw. Wide range, fairly clean mix. Heavy with a comfortable feel. Aggressive, shattering attack with a roaring crash. Modern China sound with a grungy touch. Well suited for loud and very loud musical applications.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 14"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, metallic, rough, lively, raw. Wide range, fairly clean mix. Very responsive. Explosive, dirty crash sound. Agile China for strong, exotic accents.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 10"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, full, high pitched, energetic. Wide range, complex mix. Strong feel, explosive, strong splash with quick response. A pair of these would make an excellent mini hi-hat.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 12", 14"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Shrill, metallic, very powerful, raw. Narrow range, fairly complex mix. Heavy feel. Aggressive, cutting attack with a throaty, slightly vibrating crash sound. Metallic, clear ping with a long wavering decay. A versatile effect cymbal and great alternative choice for unusual applications in various music styles.

  • Sounds