Sabian was founded in Canada in 1981 by Robert Zildjian - from the famous Zildjian cymbals family. The company has hundreds of models of cymbals and also offers percussion and custom-made cymbals, all from the Sabian Vault. Sabian models range from vintage to modern, dark to bright, traditional to eclectic. Artists using Sabian include Tony Royster Jr (Jay Z), Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Christoph Schneider (Rammstein), Stefanie Eulinberg (Kid Rock), Billy Cobham, Jim Chapin, Manuel “Papayo” Corao (Pitbull), Orri Pall Dyrason (Sigur Ros), Eric “E-Panda” Hernandez (Bruno Mars, Taio Cruz), Ben Johnston (Biffy Clyro), Spanky McCurdy (Lady Gaga), Glen Sobel (Alice Cooper), Matt Tong (Bloc Party), and Yael (The Love Project).
Cutting attack and quick decay
Holes that give it bite
Modern bright sound with attack and power
Bright attack and shimmering sustain
Small bell and bright attack