Paiste ALPHA 18" Metal Crash Brilliant Finish
Weight: medium heavy
Volume: medium to very loud
Stick Sound: icy, metallic
Intensity: very lively
Bell Character: big, fairly integrated
Sound Character: Very powerful, metallic, icy shimmery with a trashy, dark edge.
Wide range, fairly dirty mix.
Very strong and sturdy crash cymbal that can be used in many settings of today's metal music.
Occassional crash/riding patterns are also possible with this type of cymbal