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.
Alloy: CuSn8 Bronze, also known as "2002 Bronze"
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
16" Wild China
- Weight: medium heavy
- Volume: medium to very loud
- Stick Sound: meaty, pangy, fairly clear, slightly silvery
- Intensity: lively
- Sustain: medium long
- Bell Character: integrated
Sound Character: Bright, metallic, aggressively roaring, very strong, raw.
Wide range, fairly clean mix. Heavy with a comfortable feel.
Aggressive, shattering attack with a roaring crash. Modern China sound with a grungy touch. Well suited for loud and very loud musical applications