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Crash Cymbals

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  1. Top Rated
    Zildjian K Custom Dark Crash Cymbal
    Zildjian K Custom Dark Crash Cymbal
    Starting at $284.95
  2. Top Rated
    Zildjian A Custom Crash Cymbal
    Zildjian A Custom Crash Cymbal
    Starting at $199.95
  3. Best Seller
    Zildjian ZBT Crash Cymbal
    Zildjian ZBT Crash Cymbal
    Starting at $62.95
  4. Top Rated
    Sabian AAX X-plosion Crash Cymbal
    Sabian AAX X-plosion Crash Cymbal
    Starting at $174.99
  5. Top Rated
    Zildjian A Custom Projection Crash Cymbal
    Zildjian A Custom Projection Crash Cymbal
    Starting at $239.95
  6. Top Rated
    Paiste 2002 Crash Cymbal
    Paiste 2002 Crash Cymbal
    Starting at $200.00
    Open Box From:
    $233.60
  7. 12% in Rewards
    Zildjian K Sweet Crash
    Zildjian K Sweet Crash
    Starting at $269.95
    Open Box:
    $217.57
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    Sabian AAX Concept Crash Cymbal
    Sabian AAX Concept Crash Cymbal
    $99.00 Was:  $149.00 On Sale Now!
  9. Price Drop
    Zildjian A Custom Fast Crash
    Zildjian A Custom Fast Crash
    Starting at $194.99 Was:  $219.95
  10. Top Rated
    Zildjian K Dark Thin Crash Cymbal
    Zildjian K Dark Thin Crash Cymbal
    Starting at $249.93
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    Zildjian A Series Crash Ride Cymbal
    Zildjian A Series Crash Ride Cymbal
    Starting at $199.95 Was:  $259.95
  12. Top Rated
    Zildjian A Series Medium-Thin Crash Cymbal
    Zildjian A Series Medium-Thin Crash Cymbal
    Starting at $219.95
  13. Top Rated
    Meinl Byzance Medium Crash Traditional Cymbal
    Starting at $269.99
  14. Meinl HCS Crash Cymbal
    Meinl HCS Crash Cymbal
    Starting at $39.99
  15. Top Rated
    Zildjian S Family Rock Crash
    Zildjian S Family Rock Crash
    Starting at $124.95
  16. Top Rated
    Zildjian A Series Thin Crash Cymbal
    Zildjian A Series Thin Crash Cymbal
    Starting at $219.95
  17. Zildjian A Series Heavy Crash Cymbal Brilliant
    Starting at $219.95
  18. Zildjian K Custom Special Dry Crash
    Zildjian K Custom Special Dry Crash
    Starting at $284.95
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    Stagg DH Dual-Hammered Exo Medium Thin Crash Cymbal
    Starting at $76.72 Was:  $138.34
  20. Sabian B8X Thin Crash Cymbal
    Sabian B8X Thin Crash Cymbal
    Starting at $62.99
  21. Top Rated
    Sabian HHX Plosion Crash Cymbal
    Sabian HHX Plosion Crash Cymbal
    Starting at $225.00
  22. Top Rated
    Zildjian A Custom Medium Crash
    Zildjian A Custom Medium Crash
    Starting at $239.95
  23. Top Rated
    Sabian HHX Evolution Series Crash Cymbal
    Sabian HHX Evolution Series Crash Cymbal
    Starting at $274.99
  24. Top Rated
    Zildjian K Custom Hybrid Crash
    Zildjian K Custom Hybrid Crash
    Starting at $284.95
  25. Meinl Byzance Brilliant Medium Crash Cymbal
    Starting at $279.99
  26. Top Rated
    Zildjian A Series Medium Crash Cymbal
    Zildjian A Series Medium Crash Cymbal
    Starting at $219.95
  27. Top Rated
    Paiste Rude Crash Ride Cymbal
    Paiste Rude Crash Ride Cymbal
    Starting at $244.00
  28. Top Rated
    Zildjian K Crash Ride
    Zildjian K Crash Ride
    Starting at $319.93
    Open Box:
    $230.37
  29. Top Rated
    Paiste Signature Full Crash
    Paiste Signature Full Crash
    Starting at $254.00
  30. Meinl Classics Custom Dark Crash Cymbal
    Meinl Classics Custom Dark Crash Cymbal
    Starting at $129.99
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Crash cymbals are an effective way to highlight a break in a song. The peak of a melody can easily be emphasized with a swift tap on a well-made crash cymbal. This tried and true tactic makes finding your signature cymbal sound all the more important. Historically, crash cymbals were typically used in larger orchestras to help emphasize swelling crests of sound or major trumpeting crescendos. Being used at intense moments has always been the crash cymbal's forte. This still remains true to this day, despite musical styling having changed so drastically from traditional symphonic offerings. If you're a hard rocker, you'll appreciate a thicker cymbal due to its more hearty tone that can cut through loud guitars and bass. Despite a crash cymbal's thinner edge, it still can create a resounding noise. Jazz drummers and more mainstream artists often try the thinner offerings to give a song body with a light tap or brighter crashing sound. The ideal finish can allow the drummer to enjoy a signature sound. An oxidized crash cymbal offers a trashy feel embodied by bands like The White Stripes and The Velvet Underground. The garage band sound so prevalent today is displayed by the intense muted sound that riding on a ‘dirty' crash cymbal can bring. A bright and clean finish gives you the option of a clear crash sound that slices through the guitar and bass with precision. When you hear a crash cymbal it truly captures your attention, displayed beautifully by Queen in Bohemian Rhapsody. With crash symbols, size matters. The most versatile size is an 18" as it helps round out a band's overall sound. The smaller sized crash cymbals work well with lighter rock but are much richer sounding when paired with a larger size. You can open up your sound with an array of sizes, making your performance completely customizable. Your personality shows through in how you use your crash. It's an extension of your aesthetic and can quickly help you develop your own signature playing style. Trashy or classy, the crash cymbal dresses up or dresses down any musical endeavor.


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