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Evans GMAD Clear Batter Bass Drumhead  

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The exclusive 12-mil film of the G PLUS-combined with an improved EMAD damping system-delivers increased low-end, punch, and power. It is ideal for h...Read More

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      Single-ply feel with punch and low-end power for heavy-hitting drummers.

      The exclusive 12-mil film of the G PLUS-combined with an improved EMAD damping system-delivers increased low-end, punch, and power. It is ideal for heavier hitters looking for a solid sound and more life to the head but who prefer the feel of a single-ply.

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      • 12-mil film
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      EvansGMAD Clear Batter Bass Drumhead
       
      4.7

      (based on 11 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

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      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Great sound (6)
      • Huge tone (4)
      • Versatile (3)

      Cons

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          4.0

          Good sounding head with design problems

          By droid

          from Las Vegas

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Great Sound

          Cons

          • Rings Fall Out

          Best Uses

          • Rock

          Comments about Evans GMAD Clear Batter Bass Drumhead:

          I have the 24 inch GMad. The muffling rings will fall completly out if not secured with a few pieces of tape. The retainer is not broken, it just doesn't provide enough grip to hold the ring in place or the rings are just not rigid enough, so they collapse and fall out. I like the sound of this head. To my ear it has more fundimental than the other *mad heads. The GMad would rate an enthusiastic 5 stars were it not for the disfunctional muffling system.

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          5.0

          LOW END PUNCH

          By WileeD16

          from Wisconsin

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Great Sound
          • Huge Tone
          • Low End Punch
          • Responsive
          • Sensitive
          • Versatile

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Live Studio

          Comments about Evans GMAD Clear Batter Bass Drumhead:

          Consistent head with punch yet providing the low thump. I've been a Remo guy, but my kick likes the GMAD best.

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          5.0

          This is the best bass drum head I've own

          By jeanjer

          from central, TX

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Evans GMAD Clear Batter Bass Drumhead:

              I've played on an Aquarian Super Kick 3 head and it really doesn't even compare to this bass drum head! This is extremely responsive! And really accents when the beater hits the head. This is the BEST bass drum head I've ever purchased and I'll never get another type of bass drum head except this one

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              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Thunder Head

              By Rit, God's little drummer boy

              from Norwalk, Ct.

              About Me Professional Musician

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Great Sound
              • Huge Tone
              • This Is The Sound I Have

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Evans GMAD Clear Batter Bass Drumhead:

                  This is the sound I have been searching for. I put it on, let it seat for a few days, re-tune and, wow thunder. When I play my bass softly the response is perfect. The attack is just right , no matter what style of music I am playing. I know I can always count on Evans heads to come through.

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Gives a bass drum a great sound

                  By Talos

                  from Sedona, AZ

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Great Sound
                  • Huge Tone

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Evans GMAD Clear Batter Bass Drumhead:

                      Played live w/it and loved the sound. Haven't recorded w/it yet...

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                      4.0

                      nice and thumpy

                      By bananas

                      from hancock, mn

                      About Me Experienced

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Great Sound
                      • Versatile

                      Cons

                      • Flat Sound

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Evans GMAD Clear Batter Bass Drumhead:

                        this is a great head. i use it on my 22" mapex saturn and there's plenty of resonant projection along with a thuddy punch. of course, you can change the tone with their patented emad system. great quality. if anything it might be a little too flat sounding, but there's so much definition that way. great mic'ed, ideal for just about any style.

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                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        GMAD Kicks!

                        Comments about Evans GMAD Clear Batter Bass Drumhead:

                        I couldn't be happier. I have already strongly recommended the GMAD kick batter head to other drummers. It sounds great un-mic'd. I haven't had a chance to play it yet live with a mic, but I have no doubt from the natural sound that it will mic up perfectly and save me lots of time messing with EQ during sound check.
                        I wouldn't normally expect to rate features on a drum head, but the GMAD kick drum batter head actually has features in the insertable dampening rings. And, I can say that they do exactly what Evans advertises. They also throw in a reinforcing patch for the batter head. Nice touch.
                        Well made, no question.
                        A few dollars more than a standard head, but worth every penny when it comes to getting great sound quickly and easily.

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                        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Excellant Sound

                        Comments about Evans GMAD Clear Batter Bass Drumhead:

                        This drum head has great sound, a good deep base and just an overall excellant sound quality. I intend to purchase another one. Awesome!
                        Excellant sound quality - really great

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                        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Very good Bass drum head !!!

                        By Miami=305

                        from Brandon,FL

                        Comments about Evans GMAD Clear Batter Bass Drumhead:

                        I just bought the Evans GMAD 22inch , and it's so AWESOME ... I use to play with a pillow in my bass drum , not no more once i got the GMAD , I love it including with the 2rings you get ... I'd tell any drummer to go get :)

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                        (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Excellent for heavy music

                        By Cameron-LHQDg

                        from Fort Collins, CO

                        Comments about Evans GMAD Clear Batter Bass Drumhead:

                        I'm not entirely sure if there's that big of a difference between this and the original emad, but this head is very nice regardless. I think the new design produces a slightly deeper resonance. I have the thick dampening ring on, with an aquarian regulator resonant head, and a large flat piece of egg crate foam layed flat in the drum to reduce the mid range resonance. This setup on my Tama Rockstar kick with a heavy falam patch and the plastic side of a DW beater produces a massive sound for hardcore and metal music, it hardly requires any EQ at all! Tons of lows and a perfect click. This is definately a worthy investment for and heavy drummer.

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