Paiste 18" Alpha Powerslave Boomer Crash Cymbal

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The Paiste Alpha Boomer Series is a collection of top quality and sensational sounding cymbals released to celebrate Nicko McBrain's (Iron Maiden) long lasting relationship with Paiste. With a 30 year career as a professional drummer for legendary metal pioneers Iron maiden Nicko McBrain has created some of the most iconic hard rock and metal songs that have inspired generations of musicians to pick up a pair of drumsticks and form bands. Also having countless years of touring and studio experience under his belt Nicko knows exactly the sound he is looking for when it comes to all things drums and the Alpha Boomer Cymbal Series is exactly that.

The brilliant mirrored look is accomplished by skilled craftsmen who hand polish the cymbals to a mirror perfect finish in the final production stage. Prior to that, top-notch hi-tech processes give Alpha cymbals their initial shape and strength. They are also further enhanced by traditional hand hammering.

Features and Specifications:

  • 18" Crash Cymbal
  • Weight: Medium Heavy
  • Volume: medium to loud
  • Stick Sound: Silvery, Washy
  • Intensity: Lively
  • Sustain: Long
  • Bell Character: Big, Fairly Separated
  • Sound Character: Very bright, full, glassy, and shimmering. Wide range, clear mix. Fairly iving feel. Very strong, cutting, and sturdy crash cymbal for louder playing in the heavier music genres. Standard rock type crash cymbal.