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Sabian B8 Series Rock Crash Cymbal   

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The Sabian B8 Series Rock Crash Cymbal has an explosive, fast response that cuts through all other sounds. The perfect sharp accent in rock music, th...Click To Read More About This Product

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Cuts through the wall of sound for stellar accents!

The Sabian B8 Series Rock Crash Cymbal has an explosive, fast response that cuts through all other sounds. The perfect sharp accent in rock music, the Sabian B8 Series Rock Crash Cymbal can cut through any sound. This penetrating, bright crash is ready to rock with any drum set.

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  • Quick response

This is a crash that's made to rock 'n' roll. Put it in the cart and charge up your sound.

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SabianB8 Series Rock Crash Cymbal
 
4.3

(based on 90 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (51)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (22)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Bright sound (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses

Most Liked Positive Review

 

I just like the sound!

I use the Sabian B818" as a ride. I tried several cymbals at a music store I went to and most had annoying undertone build up. The Sabian B8 18"...Read complete review

I use the Sabian B818" as a ride. I tried several cymbals at a music store I went to and most had annoying undertone build up. The Sabian B8 18" crash had a nice ping sound that I was looking for in a ride. Honestly, I listened to cymbals costing much more. Didn't like them. I also have a Paiste PST 16" crash. Again not a lot of annoying undertones. Both cymbals sustain on about the same tone respectively when you stop striking them. I'm not a cymbal connoisseur but I know what I like as far as sound goes and both these cymbals have it.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Only after 2 shows:(

I bought this cymbal thinking it would be pretty durable, and have an alright sound. I have the 20". The sound was a little better than I expected. Really loud and...Read complete review

I bought this cymbal thinking it would be pretty durable, and have an alright sound. I have the 20". The sound was a little better than I expected. Really loud and powerful. The only thing that dissapointed me was the quality. Well I guess you get what you pay for. I had this for about a month and a half before it cracked. It cracked after my second show using it. But because I use it as my main cymbal, I wouldn't be surprised. I'm a pretty heavy hitter during shows. If you like to thrash on your cymbals, I wouldn't recommend buying this cymbal.

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5.0

GREAT looking and sounding cymbal!!!

By Logan Mulligan

from Texas

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Comments about Sabian B8 Series Rock Crash Cymbal:

This cymbal is amazing. Looks amazing, sounds amazing. You cannot go wrong with it. I love it!!
This is THE BEST cymbal you could buy. It looks good, it sounds good, and it maybe smells good. I haven't tested that out yet. Any way, you Cannot go wrong with the SABIAN B8 16'' rock crash.
This cymbal is good for heavy hitters (like me). Before I bought this one, I had a planet z crash. It cracked. Bad. So I replaced with the SABIAN B8 rock crash, and there is no comparison at all. This cymbal blows any other out of the water.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

GREAT CYMBAL!!!

By braves595

from Albany, GA

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Comments about Sabian B8 Series Rock Crash Cymbal:

I got the 18" Rock Crash and my only complaint is that it is higher pitched than what I thought it would be. It is awesome. It works well as a ride and crash. I reccomend this cymbal to every one. It is a GREAT CYMBAL!!!

(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

ehhh its alright...

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Sabian B8 Series Rock Crash Cymbal:

i got the 18 on sale because it was used, it has a slight nick it it but i dont mind. the sound... i think sabian made these too thick cause you have to hit is super hard wit the fat end of your stick to get the response of a crash with it. its kinda like trying to crash a ride cymbal, it just doesnt want to. there is alot of overtones with it too,and doesnt project too much, isay go for the b8 thin crashes, they are much better, and acually crash! i think it would work better as a ride

 
4.0

I just like the sound!

By Tommy D

from Long Island, NY

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

  • Bright Sound
  • No build up of unpleasant undertones

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Sabian B8 Series Rock Crash Cymbal:

      I use the Sabian B818" as a ride. I tried several cymbals at a music store I went to and most had annoying undertone build up. The Sabian B8 18" crash had a nice ping sound that I was looking for in a ride. Honestly, I listened to cymbals costing much more. Didn't like them. I also have a Paiste PST 16" crash. Again not a lot of annoying undertones. Both cymbals sustain on about the same tone respectively when you stop striking them. I'm not a cymbal connoisseur but I know what I like as far as sound goes and both these cymbals have it.

       
      5.0

      Great sound!

      By Alex

      from Shelton, CT

      About Me Novice

      See all my reviews

      Pros

      • Bright Sound
      • Responsive Feel

      Cons

      • Nothing

      Best Uses

      • Any Kit

      Comments about Sabian B8 Series Rock Crash Cymbal:

      High quality Sabian cymbals, are a great addition to any kit, no matter what your level. I tend to be a hard hitter, so this rock crash is just right for me, and goes well with my other Sabians.

       
      5.0

      Great Sound and Great Value

      By Jeff POTBELLY

      from Coupeville, WA

      About Me Professional Musician

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Bright Sound
      • Explosive Attack
      • Focused Crash

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Sabian B8 Series Rock Crash Cymbal:

          I am very pleased with this cymbal. I have the 16 inch one and I use it as one of my 2 main crashes. The other is an 18 inch from a different Sabian B8 series. This is a great cymbal for LIVE and studio applications.

           
          4.0

          Decent

          By lil' scrappy

          from lower lake, CA

          Comments about Sabian B8 Series Rock Crash Cymbal:

          This is a good sounding cymbal. I had it for a couple months and then it started to crack, and after I kept playin on it for a while it cracked really bad; however, I was playing extremely hard and i had it tightened to the stand pretty tight. At the time I was playing 2-3 shows a week in a punk band so that may have had something to do with it. It cuts through well and sounds decent. Its a good cymbal if you don't play too hard, but if you are going to be playing hard it may crack.

           
          5.0

          Love the 16 inch

          By The Steve-bqGpi

          from San Francisco, CA

          Comments about Sabian B8 Series Rock Crash Cymbal:

          I had a Sabian B8 16 inch rock crash, and recently, due to agressive play, and my friend dropping it, it cracked. I was so disheartened because I was in love with the cymbal. It has such a great sound, especially for the price. I made the mistake of buying a Sabian B8 16 inch medium crash. That was a mistake, the cymbal sounds like a toy, or something really cheap. When I get enough money, I will buy the 16 inch and 18 inch rock crashes to get my set back in order. Trust the rock crash!

           
          4.0

          Sabian is the best

          By HarmonicDissonanceDrummer

          from Manchvegas, NH

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          Comments about Sabian B8 Series Rock Crash Cymbal:

          The 16" Rock Crash is nice. Not a very good "Rock" sound, sounds more like a medium crash but I am totally satisfied with it. Personally I am happy that is doesn't have that "rock" sound. It perfect the way it is. The wash and decay are the best features.

           
          5.0

          it's great

          By Sabianking201

          from charlotte, north carolina

          Comments about Sabian B8 Series Rock Crash Cymbal:

          this is a great cymbal. I boght this cymbal with a boom cymbal stand.And it sounds great. i highly recommend this cymbal. When i got it i didn't think it sounded like i thought it would. But then i got used to it. So again i highly recommend this cybal.

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