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NAMM 2017: Paiste Reveal Nicko Mcbrain 'Treasures Range'
NAMM 2017 will see Paiste unveil their limited time run of Nicko Mcbrain's 'Treasures' alongside various add ons to their Masters, Signature, Giant Beat and Signature traditional lines. Also to be introduced this year are the all new ultra affordable 900 series.
Bonafide metal legend Nicko Mcbrain has long stood as a venerable figure within the music industry. With recent tours proving as some of the bands' most lucrative to date, Iron Maiden's relevance and influence still remains as prevalent as ever
Upon Their most recent tour 'The Book of Souls World Tour' Mcbrain used a unique cymbal set specifically crafted for the drummers use.
Inspired by the bands Mayan theme on the tour, both Mcbrain and Paiste have collaborated to create exciting original designs that is used on the cymbals themselves. Featured within the artwork is the Mayan sun god 'Tonatiuh' and the date of 'January 9, 1983', signifying Nicko's first rehearsal with his long time band, Iron Maiden. The Paiste logos are also rendered in Iron Maiden script, for an authentic and distinctive aesthetic that renders the range its one of a kind appearance.
The NAMM 2017 cymbal release include the Signature Reflector Models 14", Heavy Hi-Hat, 15", 16", 18", 19", 20" and 22" Heavy Full Crashes, 22" Bell Ride, 22" Heavy China, Signature 20" Fast Medium, RUDE 17" Crash/Ride and a Formula 602 13" Heavy Bell.
The entire set of cymbals is accommodated by a custom made wooden crate which features various elements of the Mayan themed artwork upon its exterior. Completed with a laser engraved bronze plaque, the case also includes a signed CD , signature drum sticks and Vinyl versions of 'The Book Of Souls Album'.
Production is limited to 83 crated sets worldwide.
To be exclusively previewed at this years NAMM, Paiste's Nicko Mcbrain treasures are gathering masses of attention. To keep updated with all the latest NAMM news check out our NAMM page
By Josh Hummerston
Posted on 16 Jan 2017 13:54 to category : Instruments News
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