Fast Crash vs Regular Crash Cymbals

by Aron
(Webster Springs)

what is the difference between fast crashes and regular crashes? which one would be better?


Hi, Aron--

Fast crashes are thinner, lighter weight cymbals that have a faster response after you strike them. The sound will also decay faster, giving you a bright sharp accent.

As to which is better, each kind of crash has it purpose. If you want fast attack, sharp explosive sound and fast decay, use the fast crash. If you want a darker sound which lasts longer, use the traditional crash cymbals.

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Feb 10, 2010
by: Anonymous

thank you for the help
would you recommend any brand of cymbals above the other for heavier metal music ?


Yes--check these out:

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