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Paiste 2002 Giga Bell Ride

Paiste's legendary 2002 series defined the cymbal sound of generations of drummers worldwide. Developed in cooperation with Brazil's top Heavy Metal drummer Aquiles Priester, the 18" Giga Bell Ride is an extraordinary Ride, suited particularly for playing on the bell in various musical styles.

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2002 Giga Bell Ride


Sizes: 18"
Weight: medium heavy
Volume: medium soft to loud
Stick Sound: glassy, pingy
Intensity: controlled
Sustain: longo
Bell Character: separated, cutting

Sound Character: Very bright, glassy, slightly dry, cutting, metallic. Fairly narrow range, clean mix. Somewhat heavy, but controllable feel. Clear, glassy ping over bell-like wash. Extremely cutting, loud bell with dark undertone. Extraordinary ride, suited particularly for defined playing on the bell in various musical styles. Developed in co-operation with Brazilians Top Heavy Metal drummer Aquiles Priester.

Sizes
18"
Weight
Medium heavy
Volume
Medium soft to loud
Stick Sound
Glassy, pingy
Intensity
Controlled
Sustain
Longo
Bell Character
Separated, cutting
Sound Character
Very bright, glassy, slightly dry, cutting, metallic. Fairly narrow range, clean mix. Somewhat heavy, but controllable feel. Clear, glassy ping over bell-like wash. Extremely cutting, loud bell with dark undertone. Extraordinary ride, suited particularly for defined playing on the bell in various musical styles. Developed in co-operation with Brazilian’s Top Heavy Metal drummer Aquiles Priester.


Series Description: The legendary cymbals that defined the sound of generations of drummers since the early days of Rock. The present 2002 is built on the foundation of the original classic cymbals and is expanded by modern sounds for today’s progressive popular music.
Since: 1971
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