Paiste make great cymbals, no question about it and the list of famous artists that rely on the sharp tones and attack of the 2002 series is a who's who of rock royalty. Its a fact of life that being able to get great sound on a budget is essential. Bad equipment can rob you of the joy of playing and learning and potentially sour the experience for years to come. With the 2002 series you don't have to compromise on tone or break the bank, they are good value professional cymbals that are a perfect step up from your first kit.
This cymbal has a bright, full tone to it that is great for rock n roll and anything with a heavy drum rhythm without being too muddy for jazz or swing styles.
Here's what the Andertons Drum Department say about Paiste 2002 Cymbals
The Paiste 2002 cymbal range is the company's longest-running series and is a staple name in rock setups. Iron Maiden and AC/DC are just a couple of names to support the caliber of their contribution to the Rock genre.
Renowned for being bright, clear and very precise, their musical application stems further than just Rock, they can also be used for Blues, Punk, Hard Rock, most Metal styles, Crossover, Country Rock, Ska, Rockabilly, Funk, R&B, Soul, Gospel and modern hybrids rooted in these styles. In summary, the Paiste 2002s are the set for drummers wanting a bright, concise and cutting cymbal sound.
Here's what Paiste say about 2002 Cymbals
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.
- Type: Crash
- Sound: Bright
- Series: 2002
- Size: 14"
- Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced
- Weight: medium
- Volume: medium soft to loud
- Stick Sound: washy
- Intensity: lively
- Sustain: medium
- Bell Character: integrated
- Sound Character: Bright, warm, full, shimmering. Wide range, clean mix. Even, very responsive feel. Very versatile all-purpose crash. The definitive classic rock crash sound.