The explosive, full-response sound of this Sabian AAX 18″ Stage Crash Cymbal is rich with bright, high-end tones, for increased cutting power. Sabian AAX cymbals deliver pure, bright shimmering tones. Like stainless steel, AAX is cool, modern, and extremely efficient. With its streamlined design and sound-shaping Auto-Focus Response feature, AAX is the ultimate breakthrough in modern cymbal making. Ideal in the studio, ideal onstage.