Cymbals are a fundamental part of the drum kit. Cymbals are often what gives a drummer their unique sound and style. Cymbals have evolved a huge amount in the past 40+ years but they have been around a long time. For example, look at Zildjian. Their first cymbals can be dated back to 1618! The cymbal market is now full of incredible brands looking to create something unique. You have the likes of Zildjian, Sabian, Meinl, Paiste, TRX, Soultone and many more. Can’t decide what cymbals you want? Have a look at our cymbal buying guides.