Paiste 2002 18" Gigabell Ride (Special Paiste Promo)
Weight: medium heavy
Volume: medium soft to loud
Stick Sound: glassy, pingy
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 Top Heavy Metal drummer Aquiles Priester.