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Sabian B8 Series Rock Crash Cymbal   

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      The Sabian B8 Series Rock Crash Cymbal has explosive response that's fast, full, and powerful for total presence and penetrating power through high volumes.

      Cuts through the wall of sound for stellar accents!

      FEATURES
      • 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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      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.

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          5.0

          Great sound!

          By Alex

          from Shelton, CT

          About Me Novice

          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.

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          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.

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              GREAT looking and sounding cymbal!!!

              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.

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              (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Exactly what i wanted

              By Baron rose

              from Durham, NC

              Comments about Sabian B8 Series Rock Crash Cymbal:

              I own the 16 inch b8 sabian cymbal. In stead of waiting a couple days for it to sound how i wanted i only had to wait a couple minutes. i just got this yesterday too.

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              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Sabian= Awesome crashes!!!

              By Unnamed User-y-ZlI

              from Haleyville, AL

              Comments about Sabian B8 Series Rock Crash Cymbal:

              Throught my 13 years of life i have used many kinds of symbols(Zilbjian Avedis, and a couple others but Sabian is so far my favorite! When i turned 8, my dad bought me my first full drumset. To go with my set, my dad bought me a 16" Sabian B8 crash and a B8 ride and hi-hat. I've had this crash for five years and it still sounds new!

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              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Hard Hitter

              By W.S.F.C Drummer

              from Salem Oregon

              Comments about Sabian B8 Series Rock Crash Cymbal:

              I use this one in my youth group and I must say, I'm impressed with the quality and sound of this cymbal. I got to church one day to a surprise 14 inch B8 rock crash. It sounds amazing when you ride it, too. I recommend it for all styles of drumming.

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              5.0

              B8's are alright

              Comments about Sabian B8 Series Rock Crash Cymbal:

              I use the B8 crashes as my practice set and I must say they sound pretty good. big sound and projection and blends well. actually used them in a medium sized venue where loud volume was an issue. these blended well with the sound of the band. pretty good for budget cymbals

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              (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

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              3.0

              Only after 2 shows:(

              By Christianiswolf

              from Honolulu, HI

              Comments about Sabian B8 Series Rock Crash Cymbal:

              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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