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Aquarian Performance II Drumhead 6 in.

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Designed for loose tuning to get depth and punch with no over-ring. This head is sealed around the edge to create that really deep sound on toms. No muffling needed.

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    Ships By 6/15/17

Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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Overview

Designed for loose tuning to get depth and punch with no over-ring. This head is sealed around the edge to create that really deep sound on toms. No muffling needed.

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AquarianPerformance II Drumhead
 
4.4

(based on 19 reviews)

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

PII for live performance mic'ed up

Over the years I've used all sorts of mufflng techniques on toms to control what I consider to be too much ring. For some time I have taken the scissors to my old heads...Read complete review

Over the years I've used all sorts of mufflng techniques on toms to control what I consider to be too much ring. For some time I have taken the scissors to my old heads to make my own o-rings. Don't need them with these heads. I put them on my 12, 13, and 16 tom set-up. Tuned up easy and quick. Mic eq and set-up was painless. These heads make it easy to get that "fat" tom sound. If you are not concerned about micing the kit then the single ply Studio-X heads may be more to your liking as they are a bit louder and just a bit ringier.

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Very Dissapointed

After spending this much on new heads you'd expect these heads to at least produce similar tones between toms ... they don't. I've NEVER been more mad about a drum equipment purchase! I...Read complete review

After spending this much on new heads you'd expect these heads to at least produce similar tones between toms ... they don't. I've NEVER been more mad about a drum equipment purchase! I bought these to replace my 4 year-old Evans Hydraulics and I'm going to put my Evans right back on. First, the 10" tom is made of a cloudy material and is muffled like crazy in comparison to my 12" and 14" heads, which are made of a clear mylar . Second, birch is a naturally low sounding, very dense wood and I can't even get low tones out these heads. They produce that "slap" sound you get from loose heads even when they're tuned higher. I'm royally aggravated. If I could return these I would. The only upside is that I got a Hi-Energy snare head when I bought these, which is awesome, but, I'm jumping on the Remo band wagon as soon as possible. At least they make the same style head out of the same material. These only get 2 stars because they look cool.

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(52 of 55 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

PII for live performance mic'ed up

By Stewed

from Oklahoma

Comments about Aquarian Performance II Drumhead:

Over the years I've used all sorts of mufflng techniques on toms to control what I consider to be too much ring. For some time I have taken the scissors to my old heads to make my own o-rings. Don't need them with these heads. I put them on my 12, 13, and 16 tom set-up. Tuned up easy and quick. Mic eq and set-up was painless. These heads make it easy to get that "fat" tom sound. If you are not concerned about micing the kit then the single ply Studio-X heads may be more to your liking as they are a bit louder and just a bit ringier.

(38 of 41 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Just plain better

By Darth Tigger

from Greenville, Sc

Comments about Aquarian Performance II Drumhead:

These heads will make any drum sound good...even el cheapo brand x kits you can buy at a discount store! I used to use Remo Ambassadors across all my toms but these sound good night after night in heavy playing situations. They take a pounding and don't lose their tone as easy as a thinner head. I've also tried them in some lighter settings and was pretty impressed. My only gripe is that they don't make em smaller than 10 inches!

(10 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

One of the BEST Drumheads Ever Made

By Just Jared

from Olmsted Falls, Ohio

Comments about Aquarian Performance II Drumhead:

I've been disappointed with every tom head I've ever used until I discovered Aquarian. First I got Evans G2 coated to replace my stock heads. Despite how thick they were, they still needed insane amounts of muffling. A guitar center employee told me a little about the Aquarian Performance II heads, and I was back within a few days to pick them up. They're so thick that you get a great short sound out of them. They have the best attack and literally NO OVERTONES OR RING at all. Yet they still have wonderful tones and a wide tuning range. Very durable as well. I recommend these tom heads to anyone who is sick of endless ring and overtones. And the added bonus is they are some of the least expensive heads on the market. In a nut shell: Evans/Remo quality heads for a fraction of the price.

(4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Try Something Different

By Kyle

from Annapolis, Md.

Comments about Aquarian Performance II Drumhead:

I have been using the Evans hydraulic heads for 20+ years. To get a even deeper tone I would use "Dead-ringers" with the hydro's. These Aquarians are advertised as giving the same sound without the hydro and ringers. They were exactly right, these heads are incredible even before the "stretch-in"! They have the same deep punch I want but even cleaner!The stick response is incredible, without having to overtighten! Sometimes you like to stick with what works, but this time the gamble was well worth it!The little extra in price will pay off, give these heads a try, you won't be disappointed!I put them on my whole set!

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

My favorite drumheads

By Brian

from Massachusetts

Comments about Aquarian Performance II Drumhead:

In my opinion there are really no better heads than these. They are amazingly durable and sound great in all settings whether it be live, studio, or just practicing. If tuned correctly they will give you the tone that most drummers look for, a nice fat and deep but melodic sound. I mostly recommend them for heavier music like Metal or Hardcore but they are versatile enough that they can be used for lighter styles as well. My only bad thing to say about them is that they are a little pricey compared to other heads but like all instruments, you get what you pay for.

(2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Very Dissapointed

By Travis

from Morgantown

Comments about Aquarian Performance II Drumhead:

After spending this much on new heads you'd expect these heads to at least produce similar tones between toms ... they don't. I've NEVER been more mad about a drum equipment purchase! I bought these to replace my 4 year-old Evans Hydraulics and I'm going to put my Evans right back on. First, the 10" tom is made of a cloudy material and is muffled like crazy in comparison to my 12" and 14" heads, which are made of a clear mylar . Second, birch is a naturally low sounding, very dense wood and I can't even get low tones out these heads. They produce that "slap" sound you get from loose heads even when they're tuned higher. I'm royally aggravated. If I could return these I would. The only upside is that I got a Hi-Energy snare head when I bought these, which is awesome, but, I'm jumping on the Remo band wagon as soon as possible. At least they make the same style head out of the same material. These only get 2 stars because they look cool.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Awesome!!

By Brandon Gonzalez

from Dallas, TX

Comments about Aquarian Performance II Drumhead:

I play Metal and have been for over 15 years. I have a Pearl Export Series kit. I was using Black Evans Suede heads and with some tuning I was able to get a decent sound but even with moon gel I was getting too much ring. After tons of research I thought I would give these a try and they are absolutely what I was looking for. I tune as low as possible and these give a quick, low, solid punch with very little ringing. I currently have pearl reso heads on my rack toms with the black Evans on the floor but I am most likely going to switch out the rack tom resos with the black evans as well. It took all of about 15 minutes per head to replace and tune to the sound I have been looking for. Definitely worth giving them a shot. I dont know how they will tune to a higher pitch but I can say for sure that if you want a low punch with little to no ringing without using 3rd party dampeners these are what you have been missing.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Awesome for Rock

By Cayetano Garcia-Cachay

from Michigan

Comments about Aquarian Performance II Drumhead:

I bought these to replace the stock heads on my kit, and came across thse, so picked them up, and i'm ver impressed. These heads are meant for loose tuning (so mostly for rock and metal), which is of course, exactly for what I use them for. They have awesome tone, and especially the muffling ring works really well, But i also use them for other genres as well, such as jazz, or swing (sometimes swing combined with metal). And work pretty good for those too, BUY THESE HEADS.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Excellent Drumheads

By DerTrommler

from Germantown, WI

Comments about Aquarian Performance II Drumhead:

I just recieved these drumheads the other day and, wow, they are the best I've ever heard. They have the perfect amount of dampening, so you have a great sustain without losing any tone. Do yourself a favor and pick some of these up today!

(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

METAL !!!!

By Metalhead

from Providence, RI

Comments about Aquarian Performance II Drumhead:

if your looking for a great drum head for Heavy Metal This is it !!! This deliver's ! And it deliver's well !! I've bought these 3 months ago and oh my ! it was my first time tuning a drum set and it sounds great. I really love aquarian drumheads my kit is filled with em'. Never let the underrated brands fool these do the job well. I couldn't more satisfied :) Buy these they are worth it !!! Really !

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