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Evans Genera HD Dry Batter Coated Snare Head 14 inch 

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Overview
  • Finish: Coated
  • Attack: Very Defined
  • Tone: Medium Warm
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      The Genera HD yields an aggressive rimshot and balanced response. This durable two-ply head (7.5mil external, 5mil internal) with 2mil overtone control ring barks live, yet is ideal for the studio. Additional dry vents eliminate stray harmonics.

      Features
      • Finish: Coated
      • Attack: Very Defined
      • Tone: Medium Warm
      • Sustain: Very Focused
      • Feel: Moderate

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      EvansGenera HD Dry Batter Coated Snare Head
       
      4.9

      (based on 70 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (62)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (6)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (2)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (0)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (0)

      100%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Improves sound (23)
      • Good quality (20)
      • Easy to use (17)
      • Functional (14)

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts (15)
        • Practicing (13)
        • Back-up (8)
          • Reviewer Profile:
          • Experienced (18), Professional musician (6), Novice (4)

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        Great sounding head!

        I have owned this head for a couple of weeks now and they look and sound gorgeous with no sign of wear and tear. Nice Mid tone sound that has a crack that could...Read complete review

        I have owned this head for a couple of weeks now and they look and sound gorgeous with no sign of wear and tear. Nice Mid tone sound that has a crack that could be heard around the world. I matched it with its snare head product which gives out NO overtones! So it is very nice on the ears.

        What I found with these heads were that they are very easy to tune, took me 5 mins to get the right sound out of the drum (keeping in mind I have nice drums) and all I did was tighten them to a point and tested it out, sounded magnfique.

        If you do not own this head yet; well... you should haha!

        Thank you for reading.

        VS

        Most Liked Negative Review

         

        Exactly as described

        I bought this about 6 months ago and I would agree with the description of it to a T. It is exactly as described in every way. I feel for my taste it is...Read complete review

        I bought this about 6 months ago and I would agree with the description of it to a T. It is exactly as described in every way. I feel for my taste it is a little too dry and heavy. I like my snare sound to have a bit of play with the tone, but with this head you won't get it. It's either on or off no in between (so to speak). Not bad for heavy hitters and hard rock/metal music but for an all around sound go with soething different maybe just a g2 coated. Good luck

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        5.0

        Evans HD Dry

        By DWdrummer

        from levittown PA

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        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Evans Genera HD Dry Batter Coated Snare Head:

          Simply put, the best drum head i ever used, after trying many different heads, this one is the winner, never using another head on my snare again!

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          5.0

          yes its that good!

          By Kid Blues

          from Baltimore Maryland

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          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about Evans Genera HD Dry Batter Coated Snare Head:

            so I wanted to try yet another snare head to find the sound I was going for on my new tams alp power maple snare drum and I came across the genera hd dry coated heads on the site here. I read a bunch of the reviews which raved about the head being so good so I bought 2 of them and tried them out. It took about 5 minutes to get it tuned, using 2 keys and turning them in pairs until it felt right and it was done! On a tune bot I was around 280 top and 320 bottom and I couldn't believe the sound. I always shoot for that ambassador or emperor or g2 coated head with a little piece of moon gel which gives me a fat tone with just a tiny bit of ring and this head did it all by itself! Needless to say I turned around and bought 10 of them to put on all of my snares. I have never seen one head capable of sounding good on all of my snares but again I was surprised by this one. Yes it sounded good on all of my snares. The funny thing is that I tried the regular genera dry and absolutely hated it. It sounded dead and not unlike hitting a thick cardboard box. The bottom line is this..these reviews...are spot on! Try this head out and see if it works for you, especially if you have a finicky drum thats difficult to tune or a drum that you have tried a bunch of heads on and are still unable to get sounding the way you want it to sound. This could be your savior!

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            5.0

            The best snare drum head out there

            By Giovanniav

            from Bogotá, Colombia

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Focused
            • Functional
            • Good Quality
            • Improves Sound
            • Keeps Dynamics

            Cons

            • None

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Concerts
            • General Puspose
            • Practicing

            Comments about Evans Genera HD Dry Batter Coated Snare Head:

            I've been a Remo user for about 7 years before meet Evans. 15 years later, I'm still trusting the quality, consistence and sound improvement of the Evans drumheads. This one is my favorite head for all my snares. Add warmth and "roundness" to all snares of all sizes. Helps to control undesired overtones, but keeping the natural sound of each shell. Very recommended.

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            5.0

            BONUS :)

            By D_The Drummer

            from Arizona

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Good Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about Evans Genera HD Dry Batter Coated Snare Head:

              This Genera HD Dry Batter Head was a free gift with my order :) Now if they would just start sending thank you logo stickers again...hint, hint, hint. Always pleased with everything we order from Musician's Friend

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great sounding head!

              By SamJ2014

              from Abbotsford, BC

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about Evans Genera HD Dry Batter Coated Snare Head:

                I have owned this head for a couple of weeks now and they look and sound gorgeous with no sign of wear and tear. Nice Mid tone sound that has a crack that could be heard around the world. I matched it with its snare head product which gives out NO overtones! So it is very nice on the ears.

                What I found with these heads were that they are very easy to tune, took me 5 mins to get the right sound out of the drum (keeping in mind I have nice drums) and all I did was tighten them to a point and tested it out, sounded magnfique.

                If you do not own this head yet; well... you should haha!

                Thank you for reading.

                Comment on this review

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Nice drumhead...so far

                By Drumstickered

                from The Shoals, Alabama

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Backup
                  • Concerts
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Evans Genera HD Dry Batter Coated Snare Head:

                  A lot of crack. Low overtones. Nice drumhead so far. (This is my first time using this particular head).

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                  5.0

                  Where have you been all my life?

                  By idrum4theking

                  from High Desert Ca.

                  About Me Professional Musician

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Improves Sound

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Concerts

                    Comments about Evans Genera HD Dry Batter Coated Snare Head:

                    This snare head does not have a lot of overtones and "twangyness" like most snare heads do. This head somehow brings out the tone of the snare better than any head I have ever used. Stays tuned for long periods of time. It is my favorite.

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                    5.0

                    great product, great price

                    By Procrastin8er

                    from North East, MD

                    About Me Experienced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Good Quality
                    • Improves Sound

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Evans Genera HD Dry Batter Coated Snare Head:

                        This has a great sound right out of the box -- just slap it on, tune it up, and you are done, without a need for a bunch of extra tweaks. Good technology, not gimmicks

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                        5.0

                        Best Snare Head

                        By Marz

                        from Stony Point, NY

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                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Good Quality
                        • Improves Sound

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Evans Genera HD Dry Batter Coated Snare Head:

                            I was always a Remo Ambassador fan for my snare but I tried out this Evans head and was THRILLED with its quality and how easily it can be tuned. Provides a precise and dry "crack" without comprising any other areas. Highly Recommended!

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                            5.0

                            This is it

                            By Wham Bam in Bama

                            from Albertville, Al

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                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

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

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Backup
                              • Concerts
                              • Practicing

                              Comments about Evans Genera HD Dry Batter Coated Snare Head:

                              The best head for sure and I use an Evans Orchestral 300 with it, love the combination. With it you get that Pro sound perfect for recording. The Tone and pitch is clean as you can get, I think.

                              Have been playing over 50 years, & Played about all there is and, this is the best. I don't know about the durability. When I use this combination after whatever I take it off of a 10 lug and reuse it on a straight 8. Unless I need a smooth head.

                              So many heads so little time...

                              Brush or Rakes sound oh great, if you are into Jazz, Contemporary, & Gospel. (ie )

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