This year Paiste introduced a slew of new cymbals, including an entire line of heavily hammered 2002 Big Beats, signature rides for top artists like Carl Palmer and Danny Carey, and some massive hi-hats and rides in the 2002 and Giant Beat series. We were sent a pair of huge 17" 2002 Sound Edge hi-hats and a mammoth 26" Giant Beat crash/ride. Both are made by hand in Switzerland from B8 alloy. Let’s check them out!

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