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Evans EMAD Onyx Bass Batter Drumhead  20 in.

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Extra dark sound with a big punch.

The EMAD Onyx utilizes a single ply of 10-mil black film with an improved EMAD damping ring and a micro-clear coated head that produces an extra dark sound while delivering additional punch.

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  • Single ply of 10-mil black film
  • Improved EMAD damping ring
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EvansEMAD Onyx Bass Batter Drumhead
 
5.0

(based on 15 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great sound (4)
  • Huge tone (4)
  • Responsive (4)
  • Sensitive (3)

Cons

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Best Uses

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5.0

Finally one that fits

By Oz

from NY

About Me Professional Musician

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Pros

  • Great Sound
  • Huge Tone
  • Responsive

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Drumming

    Comments about Evans EMAD Onyx Bass Batter Drumhead:

    After several attempts ordering and not getting one that fits right; this EMAD head works great.

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    5.0

    First time with Evans

    By Mididrum or Booty

    from Maine

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

    • Great Sound
    • Huge Tone
    • Responsive
    • Sensitive
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Evans EMAD Onyx Bass Batter Drumhead:

        I took a chance on this and glad I did! What a thud I am getting from my kicks now. Plus two different size mute rings give me flexibility for any environment I am playing in.

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Only the best

        Pros

        • Great Sound
        • Huge Tone
        • Responsive
        • Sensitive
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Deathcore
          • Metal
          • Rock

          Comments about Evans EMAD Onyx Bass Batter Drumhead:

          Always had the problem with bass drum heads sounding like a big boom. Even when coming close to the sound I wanted it was not good enough. I wanted to have that definitive click without loosing power like you hear in deathcore, metal, rock, etc. Every other head I tried was too boomy, but not this head. This one has the perfect sound! And it has built in dampeners, 2 different size, that you can put in or leave out for different situations.

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          5.0

          Superb Bass Drum Head!

          By Owen

          from Bliss, NY

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Great Sound
          • Huge Tone
          • Responsive
          • Sensitive

          Cons

          • Not As Loud As I~'~~d Like

          Best Uses

          • Playing A Mic~'~~d Kit
          • Small Venues
          • Soundtracks

          Comments about Evans EMAD Onyx Bass Batter Drumhead:

          I play a lot of death metal (w/ double pedal), and other forms of heavy music, and I find that this is an amazing sounding head. When tuned well, it puts out a sound as good as any electric kit. And with the damper ring on the outside there is almost no need to fill the drum itself with insolation.

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          5.0

          Nothing Negative Here

          Comments about Evans EMAD Onyx Bass Batter Drumhead:

          A valuable upgrade for anyone seeking to improve their Bass Drum sound and performance.
          It has a coating on the Head and a Damper Ring attached. You get 2 Foam Rings that go inside the Damper, so you get to customize your sound and attack! A deep thud or a lighter bop-it's all here.
          Very durable, well made.
          Very good value. You get your money's worth in my opinion.

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          5.0

          Superb!

          By Nicolás Vega

          from Argentina

          Comments about Evans EMAD Onyx Bass Batter Drumhead:

          These drumheads are the best of all the heads that i used... the aquarian superkick III, the remo powerstrokes, brazilian RMV's, And local latin percusion's.. but, the evans don't need a muffling coat or something to kill the harmonics... only put the EMAD ring of your choise... and play!!!
          These drumheads are the best of all the heads that i used... the aquarian superkick III, the remo powerstrokes, brazilian RMV's, And local latin percusion's.. but, the evans don't need a muffling coat or something to kill the harmonics... only put the EMAD ring of your choise... and play!!!
          fasd

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          5.0

          night and day

          Comments about Evans EMAD Onyx Bass Batter Drumhead:

          22", its punchy, it takes a beating and it lets all of the attack come off your beaters. throw a kevlar pad on and you'll have this head for years.

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          5.0

          very surprised at the sound!

          By David Hatcher

          from yo mamaville, planet x

          Comments about Evans EMAD Onyx Bass Batter Drumhead:

          i really usually dont like evans heads at ALL! but my friend recommended this head so i got it, and man this head is so good! a huge FAT thump is what youll get out of this head. youll never need to put anything in your bass drum anymore if you use the big foam ring. this is the only head i will ever use from evans and it will probably be on my kit for a long time to come.

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          5.0

          This drum head is a simply MONSTER !

          By Manuel Benoit

          from quâ??â??bec", canada

          Comments about Evans EMAD Onyx Bass Batter Drumhead:

          This drum head is a simply MONSTER ! You only have to put it, tight it a little bit and you're done... 30 seconds for installation and hours of fun! This is the perfect drum head for metal, heavy metal, hardcore etc... If you want to change your bass drum head and you don't know what to buy," I got news for you...YOU JUST FOUND IT !!!!...but seriously buy it...now...right now ... buy it...what are you waiting for ? stop reading and click on ""order NOW""!!!

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          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          This head is incredible!!!

          By DrRapid

          from Tennessee

          Comments about Evans EMAD Onyx Bass Batter Drumhead:

          Ok, so i just switched out my heads on all of my drums.. and i ordered this head and when i put tis head on i could tell a HUGE difference.. this head has amazing tone, amazing impact and punch and when you play your whole kit together this head just sounds so solid and so perfect.. I've never played a bass head that sounded this good. I highly recommend this for any drummer. THIS IS AWESOMMEEE!

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