If you like your ride cymbal to have enhanced stick definition and short sustain, a thin ride cymbal is definitely the way to go. Thin ride cymbals are very popular with today's best drummers, including Travis Barker of Blink 182 and Joey Castillo from Queens of the Stone Age. Of course, it's no wonder why when you consider that thin ride cymbals are crafted by the best cymbal manufacturers on the planet. Just take a look through this section; from Meinl and Sabian to Zildjian, Paiste and Istanbul Mehmet, all the big names are here offering their own stunning thin ride cymbals.
If you're worried about having to spend a lot on a thin ride cymbal, you'll be happy to know that this catalog has a model to suit every budget. For example, the Paiste PST 7 Light Ride is a cost-friendly cymbal that also happens to be a best seller thanks to its traditional look, sound and feel. Another affordable ride is the Meinl Generation X Johnny Rabb Safari Ride Effects Cymbal. This model is a combination of two cymbals in one. The result - a trashy, white noise sound with an explosive attack and quick decay.
Now, on the more high-end of things, you can expect plenty of stunning choices in this section. Need a suggestion? Go with the Sabian AA Bash Ride Cymbal. Available in 22" and 24", this oversized cymbal was a 2012 Cymbal Vote Winner that's fitting for jazz, rock and even folk. Or, how about the Zildjian K Light Ride Cymbal. Designed to generate a wide array of sounds, this versatile cymbal is great for lighter-style playing, but it can also cut easily through any loud, amplified mix. Speaking of Joey Castillo and Travis Barker, the Zildjian K Light Ride just so happens to be their ride of choice.
Now that you're clued in to what thin ride cymbals are here, the next move is yours. There are so many top-notch thin ride cymbals to think about, you can spend all day browsing these pages. Rest assured, the perfect one for you is only a click or two away.