Dragonforce's Dave Mackintosh moves to Meinl cymbals


has announced the addition of Dave Mackintosh, drummer with speed metal demi-Gods


, to its family of endorsing artists.

"When Dave checked out our new Soundcaster Fusion cymbals, he was hooked by their sound," comments Meinl's international artist relations manager Norbert Saemann. "We are very proud that he is now a part of our artist family and are looking forward to having a great time working with him and his band."

Dave is now playing a mixture of Meinl Soundcaster Fusion, Soundcaster Custom, Mb20, Mb10 and Generation X cymbals as well as Meinl Drummer Gloves.


Chris Barnes

I'm MusicRadar's eCommerce Editor. It's my job to manage the buyer's guides on MusicRadar and help musicians find the right gear and the best prices. I'm a guitarist and a drummer and I've worked in the music gear industry for 18 years, including 7 years as Editor of the UK's best-selling drum magazine Rhythm, and 5 years as a freelance writer working with many of the world's biggest musical instrument brands including the likes of Roland, Boss, MusicRadar and Natal.