The Paiste Rude Basher 18" is Full, forceful, powerful, slightly trashy. Wide range, fairly complex mix. Rather soft playing feel. Hefty, powerful attack with a saturated, menacing crash sound. Quite deep, beefy bell sound. Strong, loud, yet unintrusive cymbal. Ideal for crash ride patterns in very loud settings.
Full, dark, energetic with a brilliant broad sparkle underneath the overall cutting character. Very flexible with a wide range and a fairly complex mix. Responsive, explosive, shattering attack. Breathy layers of sound with that distinctive RUDE attitude.
Sizes: 18" Weight: medium heavy Volume:medium to very loud Sound:washy lush, Intensity: lively Sustain: long Bell Character: fairly separated