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Overview

  • Finish: Coated
  • Attack: Defined
  • Tone: Warm
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      Single-ply head with the fat spread of a double-ply.

      The Genera is a 10mil, single-ply head with a 2mil overtone control ring on the underside that "floats" with the head, eliminating excessive overtones. Additional dry vents eliminate stray harmonics.

      Features

      • Finish: Coated
      • Attack: Defined
      • Tone: Warm
      • Sustain: Focused
      • Feel: Soft

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      EvansGenera Dry Batter Snare Head
       
      4.6

      (based on 29 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (24)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (2)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (0)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (3)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (0)

      100%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Improves sound (5)
      • Good quality (4)
      • Easy to use (3)
      • Functional (3)

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts (4)
        • Practicing (4)
          • Reviewer Profile:
          • Experienced (3)

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        the BEST snare head I have ever used!

        Simply put, the best snare head I've had. Great attack, not too much sustain, great definition, all around a great head. versatile too! I have one on my 14" pdp...Read complete review

        Simply put, the best snare head I've had. Great attack, not too much sustain, great definition, all around a great head. versatile too! I have one on my 14" pdp metal snare, my 13" ludwig maple piccolo, and 13" pearl birch, and it tunes right up to any drum! Worth the money, best head (and the most resilient!) that I've ever played, hands down
        this head has great attack, not too much sustain, and very few overtones if you tune it right, I find that if you use moongel it makes it perfect, also amazing definition!
        I play metal and beat the hell out of my drums, and this has yet to break yet alone dent, and the coating is still intact. If it can handle my hitting, It's almost guaranteed that it'll survive for you.
        Pretty decent price, and it's definitely the best you can get in my opinion, and I've played and broken many snare heads in my day

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        Most Liked Negative Review

         

        Snare head

        I bought this drum head thinking it was a regular snare drum head and with a little tuning I could get it to sound fine. boy was I wrong. This head completely destroys all...Read complete review

        I bought this drum head thinking it was a regular snare drum head and with a little tuning I could get it to sound fine. boy was I wrong. This head completely destroys all of your snare drums overtones, not just some, but all. it makes it sound dead, not dry. I would recommend anything but this. I tried to tune my snare for over an hour and I couldn't come up with anything remotely decent sounding. Do not buy this head*

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        5.0

        Great all around snare head.

        By M. Johnson

        from Oklahoma, USA

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Improves Sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Evans Genera Dry Batter Snare Head:

            Gives a very nice crisp sound but still retains sensitivity. If tuned high you can get a satisfying crack for pop/rock music or if tuned a little lower you get a nice meaty sound.

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            5.0

            GENERA DRY BATTER SNARE HEAD

            By Drummer2Clh

            from Denver, CO.

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional
            • Good Quality
            • Improves Sound

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about Evans Genera Dry Batter Snare Head:

              I now have this head on both a low end snare and a high end snare. Normally it takes me hours to tune my snares and hopefully get a sound I really like. It takes me about 30 minutes to get a good sounding snare with this head. Even my low end snare sounds incredible to the point I will use it on stage if I want to. This head leaves just enough overtones to make the drum sing, but with a short sustain. No more muffling of any kind on my snares!

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              5.0

              In my opinion the best head out there

              By drummer995856

              from massachusetts

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Good Quality
              • Improves Sound
              • Little To No Ring
              • Very Few Overtones
              • Very reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about Evans Genera Dry Batter Snare Head:

                This head sounds fantastic! I had previously been using a Remo ambassador coated snare head and with that i would have at least 5 or 6 moongels on at a time. Then when i switched to this i was so impressed. I definitely recommend this head to someone who wants little to no ring on there snare drum.

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                5.0

                Great buy!!!

                By Tard-o

                from Simi valley, ca

                About Me Professional Musician

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Good Quality
                • Improves Sound

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Concerts
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Evans Genera Dry Batter Snare Head:

                  Great drum head. I play punk and rock, lasts a long time and sounds great. Snappy crisp sound and the weather coating makes wear n tear seem like a thing of the past. Highly recommended for drummers that thrash their kit like I do.

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                  5.0

                  great Head!

                  By DaneB

                  from Kalispell, MT

                  About Me Professional Musician

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Functional
                  • Good Quality
                  • Improves Sound

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Backup
                    • Concerts
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about Evans Genera Dry Batter Snare Head:

                    This head is really nice sounding and easy to tune! i had the Black Evans hydraulic head on my snare, and once getting a new snare tried it again. It is a bit deeper of a drum and the acrylic shell caused the head to speak a lot more than i wanted. i bought this having much experience with it from before, and it sounds absolutely incredible. perfect sustain, and it is much easier to hear individual tones at lugs when tuning then the hydraulic. Buy it and try it!

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                    5.0

                    Evans Genera Dry Batter Snare Head

                    Comments about Evans Genera Dry Batter Snare Head:

                    I have been using Evans drum heads exclusively for about 10 years. This particular purchase was to replace the HD Dry Batter Snare Head on my 1975 Ludwig Supraphonic. The HD Dry choked way too much of the tone out of this drum, and the Genera Dry Batter Snare Head seems to be better in this aspect. I'm playing my first live gig with this head tonight, so we'll see how it sounds mic'd up.

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                    5.0

                    no overtones and a great 'crack' sound

                    By John Jones Jr.

                    from south carolina

                    Comments about Evans Genera Dry Batter Snare Head:

                    Killer head, I replace them at least once a year, clean sounding head, that is user friendly.
                    This head is great. Its a coated head with a matt finish, a ring around the underneath of the perimeter of the head, and small perforations over that ring. The head has a great 'crack' and if tuned properly, has zero overtones. It sounds great tuned tightly of loose. Clean focused attack, and great stick response. I have been using them for over 20 years now. Sounds great and is well designed. Enjoy!!!
                    Great, but with heavy play, the matte finish wears down quickly, affecting the subtleties of the sound quality.
                    Great value, well worth the money, quality product.

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    The best all round snare batter head!

                    By Revilo-0aV8x

                    from New Orleans Area

                    Comments about Evans Genera Dry Batter Snare Head:

                    I change heads more often than most drummers and I am always looking for something new and better, but I keep coming back to this head that I have been using now for the past 20 years.
                    This is a white 10 mil. coated batter head that has an additional 2 mil. ring on the underside that helps to supress ringing overtones, it also has dry vents around the outer edge that helps to give your drum a more focused sound.
                    These are the best sounding batter heads that I have found for snare drums and I have tried many in my quest for a great sounding snare.
                    These are not the cheapest snare batter heads you can buy, but you get what you pay for.

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                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    the BEST snare head I have ever used!

                    By C B

                    from over the hills and far away

                    Comments about Evans Genera Dry Batter Snare Head:

                    Simply put, the best snare head I've had. Great attack, not too much sustain, great definition, all around a great head. versatile too! I have one on my 14" pdp metal snare, my 13" ludwig maple piccolo, and 13" pearl birch, and it tunes right up to any drum! Worth the money, best head (and the most resilient!) that I've ever played, hands down
                    this head has great attack, not too much sustain, and very few overtones if you tune it right, I find that if you use moongel it makes it perfect, also amazing definition!
                    I play metal and beat the hell out of my drums, and this has yet to break yet alone dent, and the coating is still intact. If it can handle my hitting, It's almost guaranteed that it'll survive for you.
                    Pretty decent price, and it's definitely the best you can get in my opinion, and I've played and broken many snare heads in my day

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                    5.0

                    go to head

                    By Ben Juul

                    from upstate ny

                    Comments about Evans Genera Dry Batter Snare Head:

                    I'm an evans man. My main snare is a dw edge. I've tried just about every head made on this snare and i keep coming back to this one. It tames it enough to allow me to bring it in to the small venues but it doesn't lose any of its body or impact. I hate the sound of a choked or really muffled snare drum. This head allows me to play it just about anywhere loud or soft. Keeps the sensitivity even at low volume.

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