Sabian - 18-inch AAX Ozone crash, 14-inch Vault hi-hats, 18-inch HHXplosion crash, 18-inch HHX china, 7 & 9-inch Max splash, 10-inch Max Stax mid with 7-inch Radia cup chime on top, 18-inch prototype crash, 21-inch Vault Custom Shop ride, 10-inch Chopper, 12-inch Max Stax low, 18-inch Paragon china, 20-inch Vault crash
Portnoy: “It’s a completely different cymbal set-up than anything I’ve ever used. I actually asked Chris Stankee at Sabian to just send me a whole bunch of new stuff. Let’s forget about all the stuff that I always use, because all these years I’ve been sticking to the same kind of cymbals with Sabian, just different variations.
“When this project [MacAlpine, Sherinian, Sheehan] came along, I said, ‘Just send me a whole bunch of new stuff and let’s just throw them up and see what we like.’”