Paiste Rude Novo China Cymbal   

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Strong, sizzling and deep layered china sound that is perfectly suited for any styles of Rock music.

The Paiste Rude Novo Cymbal delivers a bright, silky, metallic, full, slightly trashy and very powerful sound. It has a wide range and fairly clean mix. Comfortable, responsive and somewhat soft feel. Exotic type of china that also offers the sound and function of a crash cymbal. Its unique shape makes both the bell and downward turned china edge accessible at once. For unique applications and percussive settings.

Introduction: 1980

Background: The Rude Novo cymbal was created as a response to the extreme developments in Heavy Metal and Punk which required extreme cutting power and volume - RUDE was re-launched as 3000 RUDE, then 2002 RUDE and returns to its classic RUDE name in 1999 - In 2005 the RUDE series is expanded with the introduction of Thin Crash models, bringing more control and sophistication to that series

Innovation: First cymbal series without lathing featuring uniform thickness and sound engineering to compete with extreme mid-range frequencies and volume levels

Alloy: CuSn8 Bronze, also known as "2002 Bronze"

Quality: Professional

Production: Manual Craftsmanship - Hand Hammering

Applications: Medium loud to very loud - Live and Recording - Punk, Heavy Metal, Modern Metal derivatives, and contemporary styles rooted in or similar to those styles

Users: Working Musicians, Enthusiasts - All players who need raw energy and extreme cutting power without sacrificing musical cymbal sound

Sound: Raw, lively, bright, energetic, with heavy mid-range harmonics and powerful, cutting characteristics

Looks: Funky, raw surface texture with deep brown to beige and greenish hues featuring prominent hammering patterns - Prominent, classic RUDE white silk screening

Recognition: Attracted a wide following and gained popularity beyond their typical musical application - Paiste's RUDE cymbals retain a faithful following and has become a classic cymbal sound


  • Sizes: 18", 20"
  • Weight: medium
  • Volume: medium to very loud
  • Stick Sound: silvery, pangy, silky
  • Intensity: lively
  • Sustain: fairly long, even

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