Paiste Alpha Boomer
Series Description: Since Nicko McBrain joined the British top metal band Iron Maiden almost 30 years ago, he has been respected worldwide as one of most celebrated and influential rock drummers. His long standing loyalty and dedication moved Paiste to honor Nicko with a special ﾓBoomerﾔ edition of the successful Alpha series, which will satisfy not only die-hard Nicko fans. Corresponding to Nickoﾒs professional touring set, Alpha Boomer Cymbals are silk screened in blue. The Paiste logo in Maiden-font combined with the PowerSlave Eddie artwork bring the Boomer cymbalsﾒ appearance to perfection.
- Since: 2012
- Alloy: CuSn8 Bronze, also known as ﾓ2002 Bronzeﾔ
- Applications: Medium to loud settings - Live and recording - Rock, Hard Rock, Classic Rock, Heavy Metal
- Sound: Bright, crisp, energetic, powerful, and cutting with clarity, warmth, and tonal definition
Alpha Boomer Boomer Ride
- Sizes: 20"
- Weight: medium heavy
- Volume: medium to loud
- Stick Sound: bright, full, round, pronounced
- Intensity: lively
- Sustain: long
- Bell Character: full, nicely balanced, cutting
Sound Character: Energetic, full, clear, bright, strong. Fairly wide range, fairly clean mix. Pronounced, round, glassy ping over a balanced and controllable wash. Clear, full, big bell sound, fairly integrated, and well balanced within the overall cymbal sound. Perfectly suited for forceful playing in aggressive music styles, where wide dynamics are required.