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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...Read More
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
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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.