Meinl Cymbals B18DUC Byzance Extra Dry 18-Inch Dual Crash Cymbal (VIDEO)

Their hand hammered and lathed surfaces with warm sounds and selection of models may be rooted in tradition, but MEINL Byzance cymbals are the ultimate choice when it comes to modern versatility. Every Byzance model is hand hammered into shape by cymbal artisans in Turkey, giving each cymbal its own unique and colorful voice. The overall presence that MEINL Byzance delivers is dark, buttery warmth that flows around crisp definition. The Byzance 18″ Dual Crash is a stunning contrast of extra dry and brilliant finish with a unique combination of hammering and lathing. This cymbal features dual playing zones for riding and crashing. Great for trashy accents, this cymbal opens up easily when crashing.

Product Features

  • HAND HAMMERED IN TURKEY FROM B20 BRONZE ALLOY: The Byzance 18″ Extra Dry Dual Crash features a stunning contrast of extra dry and brilliant finishes with a unique combination of hammering and lathing. These cymbals are versatile and dynamic with a full-bodied sound that has applications in almost any musical setting. The hammered surfaces are lathed on the outside edge for a touch of smooth shimmer with the extra dry sounds.
  • SMOOTH EXTRA DRY SOUNDS: These crash cymbals have an open, full-bodied sound and feel along with dark, extra dry, and earthy tones. The wash these cymbals create is smooth and complex due to their finely lathed outside ring. Your stick will melt into these cymbals, creating a strong physical connection between you and the response you get from them. Larger hammer marks spaced throughout each cymbal adds to their earthy personality.
  • BLOSSOMING DYNAMICS AND TONALITY: Byzance Extra Dry cymbals come to life when played at lower to medium volumes. As if they were warmed up before every hit, their buttery response opens the cymbals into a full-on orchestra of sound.
  • MODERN VERSATILITY ROOTED IN TRADITION: The Byzance Extra Dry Dual cymbals have become an immensely popular choice among top recording and touring artists, as well as clinicians and students. The ability these cymbals have to increase a sense of musicality on the drum kit makes them highly sought after.
  • OFFICIAL TWO YEAR MEINL WARRANTY: All Meinl cymbals carry a two-year manufacturer’s warranty when purchased from authorized retailers.