What are the best cymbals of 2017?

Every type of drummer was catered for in the cymbal department this year, again proving that we’re spoiled for choice when it comes to great gear.

There are options on this shortlist to suit almost all playing styles and budgets, with some serious innovation to boot. Cymbal manufacturing traditions may go back centuries, but as trends come and go the cymbal brands are thinking steps ahead to ensure you have metals that are up to the job.

So, which of these pies got you most excited to play in 2017? Vote now!

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Last year’s winner: Zildjian S Family Series

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