Delivering both a full-sounding ride and a penetrating, medium-weight crash, the Sabian 18” B8 Crash Ride offers unmatched versatility at a price point that is sure to fit any budget. If this is your first step into Bronze cymbals, our B8 Crash Ride offers the tonally tight sounds only Sabian B8 Bronze can deliver. A testament to Sabian innovation and forward-thinking design, the 18” B8 Crash Ride sounds as good as cymbals that cost many times more. A full-sounding ride with crisp, lively sticking and a solid, penetrating bell is not what you would typically expect from empty-level Bronze, but Sabian delivers the goods with this crisp, lively model.
Meticulously crafted, it delivers tonally focused, bright sounds and loads of versatility – ideal for beginner drummers looking to get into their first set of Bronze cymbals. And while it lets you give the rocking performance you’ve always wanted, it’s sensitive enough to work in most musical styles. Get the Sabian B8 18” Crash Ride and your band mates will love you for it!
Precision formed, hammered and lathed for pure, tonally tight sounds, Sabian B8 is the bright, cutting sound of pure bronze. It’s the ideal first step for drummers looking to get into their first set of bronze cymbals at a great value. With a wide range of models to choose from, B8 is easy to get into. We believe that it's not a question of where you finish - it's where you start. And with Sabian B8, you're on the perfect track to get to where you want to go.
Sabian utilizes a proprietary hi-tech process to precision craft B8 cymbals before hand-finishing them and aging them to maturity in the Sabian Vault. All B8 cymbals are quality protected by the Sabian Two-Year Warranty Program. Precision crafted from pure B8 bronze, an alloy of 92% copper and 8% tin, these cymbals respond with the tonally tight, bright and cutting sounds that have made B8 such a popular mainstay with the global drumming community.
When you get into drumming, it’s not a question of where you’ll finish – it’s where you start. With Sabian B8, you can be confident your sound is powered by pure bronze. And your B8 will sound even better when you choose a “Sonically Matched” set containing cymbals hand-selected by the experts in the Sabian Vault. The Sabian 18” B8 Crash Ride is available in a B8 2-Pack along with 14” B8 Hats. It’s just one more example of Sabian’s dedication to players seeking affordable quality in their first cymbal purchases.