When a crash cymbal is struck, everyone takes notice. Used specifically for accents, the crash is the brightest, sharpest-sounding cymbal in your set. Of course, some crash cymbals are louder than others - take for example, heavy crash cymbals. Crafted for higher-volume applications, heavy crash cymbals are meant to be hit hard and any one of the models in this catalog would impress even the most powerful percussionists. In fact, all the most respected names in drums are here, including Zildjian, Sabian, Paiste and Meinl.
For a better idea of which heavy crash cymbal is best for you, you'll definitely want to take a closer look at each model in this section. The reason is because no two crash cymbals are the same and everyone has their preferences when it comes to the characteristics of certain metal alloys and crafting techniques. If you're not entirely sure what you want, your best bet is to start with the top sellers - need a suggestion? Check out the Meinl Classics Custom Extreme Metal Crash Symbol. As its name suggests, this cymbal is meant for extreme metal applications and it's obvious when you hear its strong attack and short sustain.
Another popular heavy crash cymbal in these pages is the Zildjian A Series Heavy Crash Cymbal Brilliant. Available in diameters of 16", 17", 18" and 19", this cymbal is made to cut through even the loudest mixes on stage and in the studio. Or, how about the Paiste Signature Reflector Heavy Full Crash Cymbal. Crafted from bronze, this cymbal has a resilient feel, wide frequency response and pleasant fade. Simply put, the Paiste Signature Reflector Heavy Full Crash is clearly designed with rockers in mind.
With so many top-notch heavy crash cymbals making up this selection, you could spend all day browsing your options. You should try to give yourself a little time here so you can be confident that the first choice you make is the right one. So without hesitating any further, go find your next heavy crash cymbal and listen to your performance soar!