Paiste's legendary 2002 series defined the cymbal sound of generations of drummers worldwide. Developed in cooperation with the legendary "Van Halen" drummer Alex Van Halen, the 24" 2002 Big Ride is a versatile Ride cymbal with good Crash-ability for classic rock music applications.
- Medium thin
- Soft to loud
- Stick Sound
- Fairly lively
- Bell Character
- Fairly integrated, smooth
- Sound Character
- Full, silky, powerful, deep. Fairly wide range, fairly complex mix. Responsive, soft feel with powerful attributes. Somewhat papery stick sound with a glassy undertone over fairly dark and cloudy wash. Very versatile ride cymbal with good crash-ability for classic rock music applications. Developed in co-operation with the legendary "Van Halen" drummer Alex Van Halen.
Alloy: CuSn8 Bronze, also known as "2002 Bronze"
Applications: Medium soft to very loud settings • Live and recording • Classic Rock, Blues, Punk, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal & most Modern Metal styles, Crossover, Country Rock, Ska, Rockabilly, Funk, R&B, Soul, Gospel and modern hybrids rooted in those styles
Sound: Brilliant, clear, warm, strong, musical and very precise with high energy levels and powerfully reliable projection