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Meinl Byzance Splash Cymbal
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Highly polished finish, brilliant and bright sound with fast response.The Byzance Brilliant Finish series is handmade in Turkey using B20 bronze allo...Click To Read More About This Product
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Handmade in Turkey.
Highly polished finish, brilliant and bright sound with fast response.
The Byzance Brilliant Finish series is handmade in Turkey using B20 bronze alloy. The cymbal's finish is extremely bright due to Meinl's two-step buffing process. The sound has a full mature dark tone that is good for almost any style of modern music.
B20 bronze alloy
Hand hammered into shape
Utmost in musicality
Musician's Friend Gold Coverage
Gold Coverage goes above and beyond the manufacturer's warranty to protect your gear from unexpected breakdowns, accidental damage from handling and failures. This plan covers your product for one, two, three or up to five years from your date of purchase, costs just pennies per day and gives you a complete "no-worry" solution for protecting your investment.
Gold Coverage Includes:
- Unexpected and unintentional spills, drops and cracks
- Normal wear and tear
- Power surges
- Dust, internal heat and humidity
Other plan features include:
- For products over $200, No Lemon Policy applies. If it fails for the same defect 3 times, it is replaced on the 4th breakdown. (Does not apply to failures due to drops, spills, and cracks)
- For products under $200 experiencing the above failures, a Musician's Friend gift card will be issued for the full price of the product + tax.
- Shipping fees covered if required for repair or replacement
- Plans are transferable in the event merchandise is sold
- Plans are renewable on new gear
*Limitations and exclusions apply. See terms and conditions (Opens in new window) for program details
Term for New Gear begins on date of purchase but does not replace the store return policy or manufacturer coverage.
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Comments about Meinl Byzance Splash Cymbal:
After attending a drum clinic last year by the amazing (and down-to-earth) Chris Adler, I became obsessed with his cymbals--this one in particular. I am by no means a frequent high-end cymbal buyer, but the 8" (which is the exact cymbal Chris uses) is perfectly affordable, so I figured if I was going to splurge, this would be the cymbal to do it on.
Riding quarter notes on this splash sounds miraculous right out of the box: explosive attack, nimble decay, somehow perfect balance of dark and bright tone. I needed the precise splash sound that is heard on LoG's releases, and that's what I got.
Big half-note breakdowns on the splash seem to be getting more popular all the time in metal, especially deathcore. This is perfect for it, and it withstands a pounding. Not only that, when hit lightly, it creates a perfect splashy accent which is so crucial to more progressive metal and even genres like jazz and light rock.
If, like me, you plan on making a good splash a key component of your kit, then don't hesitate in spending the extra to splurge on a fantastic splash like this. It may be more than you intended to spend on a splash, but it is absolutely worth it.