Paiste 18" Rude Wild Crash Cymbal
Very energetic and powerful, metallic, hissing. Fairly narrow range, fairly clean mix. Very responsive, giving feel. Very well suited for crash/ride patterns. Strong, sturdy, loud crash for aggressive playing styles in loud and extreme musical genres. This is our answer to Heavy Metal and Punk, when extreme presence and volume is necessary.
In the year 2005 the series was extended with Thin Crash models, which give the series more control and sophistication. In 2007, Paiste adds “Wild” models for extreme and modern styles to the line.
These definitely different cymbals were inspired by the revolution of punk and metal during the late 1970s. RUDE continues to be the leading choice of sound for raw, merciless and powerful musical energy in Rock, Metal, and Punk.
Applications: Medium loud to extremely loud. Live and recording. Punk, Heavy Metal, Hard Rock, Rock/Metal Crossover Styles & Derivatives, and contemporary styles rooted in/or similar to those styles.
Sound: Raw, metallic, powerful, lively, sparkling, bright, icy and energetic with heavy mid-range harmonics and powerful, cutting characteristics.
Paiste 18" Rude Wild Crash
- Weight: medium heavy
- Size: 18"
- Volume: medium to very loud
- Stick Sound: silky, clear
- Intensity: lively
- Sustain: long
- Bell Character: integrated, defined