Paiste are proud to consider this diverse range of musical talent as family. We work closely with our UK artists to help equip them with the best instruments to enhance their professional performance and the music they make.
Session. His clinics continue to get amazing reviews as he constantly seems to push the boundaries of his instrument and inspire players with his unique perspective and creativity
of The Wombats. This three piece powerpop band took the British music scene by storm in 2007 with their brilliant formula of undeniably catchy melodies and lyrics.
of Shapes. Possibly one of the hardest working bands we know, Shapes have been tearing round the UK since 2008 with their savage sound and stage shows!
of Deep Purple since he joined the band (age 19) in 1968. Armed with a dazzlingly fast technique, Ian has also worked with Paice, Ashton & Lord, Gary Moore and Whitesnake.
of Cars on Fire/ Educator. Influenced at a young age by a melting pot of genres, James has developed a rhythmical voice clearly audible with Cars On Fire
of One Direction/ Session. Josh has fast become one of the busiest drummers on the planet with countless world tours with pop sensations One Direction.
of Archie Bronson Outfit. ABO are a favorite here at Paiste HQ. Mark lays down huge, motoric yet dynamic beats whilst co-writing much of the bands output.
of Therapy? Alongside the mighty Therapy?’s busy schedule Neil is involved with the running of Stressed Sumo Records
Needing little introduction, Nick's work with Pink Floyd has become a part of British rock history. Nick's playing is synonymous with the bands sound and progression.
of Young Knives who may well have come to light in the midst of the guitar pop explosion of 2005 but the trio always stood to one side of the rekindled Britpop of their peers.
Paul Stanley McKenzie
of the Gorrilaz Sound System. Drummer, multimedia specialist, young entrepreneur, the strings are limitless in this guys bow.
is currently performing in the London production of We Will Rock You, the Queen & Ben Elton musical at the Dominion Theatre in London’s West End.
Craig Hendry of Clare Maguire/ Independant. Craig has worked with super stars Leona Lewis, Mariah Carey, Enrique Iglesias, to name just a few.
Darrin Mooney of Primal Scream. Darrin is the backbone of the legendary Primal Scream, driving their sound since 2007. He has also worked with other notables such as Gary Moore and UNKLE.
Gian Tomoharu of Electric Eel Shock. Mixing dark fuzzy stoner rock riffs and classic rock sensibilities.
Iwan Griffiths of The Automatic. These guys have come out with some fantastic, anthemic indie rock hits over their career, Iwan energies each with a distinctive, powerful style.
Jason Bowld of AxeWound. Renoun for his powerful, dynamic drumming with punk rock band AceWound, Jason has toured the world from club to Stadium level.
Justin Scott Session/ Educator. An alumnus of Berklee College Music, Justin subsequently attained a Masters Degree in Music Performance from the London College of Music and Media.
Mark Heaney of Gang of Four. He has been a member of post punk legends Gang of Four since 2005 and is a composer/producer creating solo works and music for Film/TV.
Neil Martin Educator/ Session. Neil has toured and recorded with Del Shannon, Archie Bell and the Drells, Percy Sledge, The Chi-Lites, Peter Cox (Go West) and Steve Norman (Spandau Ballet)
Nico McBrain of Iron Maiden. Nico joined Maiden in time for their fourth album, Piece of Mind (1983), and has remained with them since, contributing to a total of twelve studio releases.
Olly Betts of THE DUKE SPIRIT. A band who take moody garage rock grooves, sprinkle their own magic atop to create something movingly original, time and time again.
Pete Ellard of Scouting For Girls. With a number 1 album and a number of International tours under their belt, SFG are a force to be reckoned with.
Will Bowerman of La Roux/ Brontide. One of the most exciting drummers in the UK, Will has racked up an impressive list of studio and stage appearances and shows no sign of slowing down!