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Paiste Alpha Rock Hi-Hat Pair with Brilliant Finish

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The character of these Paiste Alpha Rock Hi-Hat Cymbals is fairly bright with a dark touch-full, warm and clear. It has a wide range, very clear mix, and a heavy, giving feel. The Paiste hi-hats are e... Read More

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The character of these Paiste Alpha Rock Hi-Hat Cymbals is fairly bright with a dark touch-full, warm and clear. It has a wide range, very clear mix, and a heavy, giving feel. The Paiste hi-hats are explosive, clear, and open sound and meaty, cutting chick makes for a very forceful, rich hi-hat cymbals for wide application in many musical genres.

Alpha cymbals were first launched by Paiste in 1992. Today, the Alpha brand is synonymous with dependability, and the cymbals are well known for their first-class sound and fair prices. The Alpha Series is now available in a Brilliant Finish, once again advancing these trusted qualities.

The brilliant look found on these Paiste Alpha Rock hi-hats is accomplished by skilled craftsmen who hand-polish the cymbals to a mirror perfect finish in the final production stage. Prior to that, top-notch hi-tech processes give Paiste Alpha cymbals their initial shape and strength. They are further enhanced by traditional hand-hammering.

Paiste Alpha cymbals have become very popular among professional artists, especially in rock and metal. Working with such drummers, Paiste developed new models such as the Rock hi-hat cymbals to expand the arsenal available for players in these genres.

Alpha cymbals have developed a strong following in recent years and are today endorsed by numerous working drummers all over the world, such as Jeremy Spencer of Five Finger Death Punch, Jason Sutter with Chris Cornell, Dave Witte of Municipal Waste, Tommy Portimo of Sonata Arctica, and Steven Spence of Black Tide.

  • Finish: Brilliant
  • Weight: Medium-heavy top/heavy bottom
  • Volume: Medium to very loud
  • Stick sound: Tight, crisp
  • Intensity: Fairly lively
  • Sustain: Long
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Beautiful cymbals

By Kevin Leese

from Lancaster, Pennsylvania

These hats are a huge bargain if rock music is your genre. They don't produce delicate sounds for jazz or disco. You have to hit them with effort, but they will reward you with the perfect sound for loud rock. The color of the alloy is unique to the Alpha line, so they will stand out if mixed with other cymbals. I use nylon tipped sticks which leave marks that seem to show more easily than cymbals that have more aggressive lathe lines, so I find myself cleaning my Alphas fairly often. The five star rating is not for the sound they make, because cymbal sound is completely subjective. These are quality cymbals that look fantastic, are heavy enough to last a long time, and are affordable. The bonus is they sound great to me. In the years to come, I'll probably replace my Alphas with Paiste 2002's as I can afford to, but these hats will be the last to go.

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Brilliant Alpha Hi hats

By Moses

from Weslaco Tx

This hi hat is the best! nice sound, nice finish, incredible for gigs, loud! when i bought this hi hat i was like whoah!!! its so loud, perfect for rock and metal. You definitly get your money worth on these bad boys! Try them, you wont regret it!! This pair of hi hat is the BOMB!!!

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