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8.8 out of 10

Evans BD22EMAD2 EMAD 2 22-inch Bass Drum Head

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Reviews and Problems with Evans BD22EMAD2 EMAD 2 22-inch Bass Drum Head

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Overall 10
10

Love it!

Joe, amazon.com
2 November 2011
  • Summary: This is by far the best bass drum head I have ever heard. The option of foam rings that is included is really outstanding. There is a definite difference between the small foam ring, the large one, and none at all. The head itself has a deep tone to it that lasts for the perfect amount of time and no matter how fast your pedals are going, you can distinctly hear each note.
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Overall 10
10

Perfect kick sound in minutes.

C. Parr, amazon.com
25 July 2011
  • Summary: I'm currently using this head on a 22" Gretsch Catalina Maple bass drum with the stock resonant head. There's nothing inside the drum at all, no tape or anything else on either head inside or out...not so much as a sticker...and my kick sounds phenominal. The head comes with two foam dampening rings that can be changed out in about a minute. Using these rings (or not using them) changes the amount of sustain you will get from your drum.
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Overall 8
8.0

Finally, the kick sound I was looking for

DrummerBoyInCalif, amazon.com
3 June 2011
  • Summary: I play on a church band, playing mostly Hillsong/Passion music. I've been toying around with different heads and dampening methods for my kit, but the kick drum by far has been the most difficult to tinker with. With traditional heads, I tried several schemes with commercial dampening gear and also by taping things (a small towel, foam, even diapers) to the inside of my kick batter head -- which sort of did the trick, but the sound was still lacking.
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Overall 10
10

AMAZING SOUND!!!!!

Armando G. Marchena, amazon.com
4 May 2011
  • Summary: WAW......This drum head sounds amazing!!!! Virtually no tuning needed. I just took it out of the box, tighten the lugs by hand to remove wrinkles and that was it. The REMO Powerstroke 3 that i had before doesn't even come close. Incredibly punchy low end attack.
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Overall 10
10

studio sound in a box

warbox, amazon.com
22 November 2010
  • Summary: This 2ply drum head comes with two pieces of foam giving you two choices of muffling. The small piece gives you a boomy sound with less attack. The big piece gives you more attack and less boom. The foam fits into a plastic flap that runs the diameter of your drum. I also added the emad resonant head. It also has a small foam rubber ring round the vent hole.
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Overall 10
10

He likes it!!

A. Apars "Oakville", amazon.com
29 June 2010
  • Summary: Since I am an old lady, I can't properly review this drumhead. I bought it for my daughter's boyfriend who plays in a very heavy metal band. However, I am pleased to announce that he is very happy with it. He really likes the response to his double kick and the sound is definitely what he is looking for with his genre of music. We added a kickport to the bass and he's in heaven.
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Overall 10
10

Awesome

Peter J. Grimm "Big Drums", amazon.com
16 June 2010
  • Summary: EVERYONE tells me that my kick sounds better than any kick they've ever heard. It has this full, thick WHUUUMP that is exactly the sound you think of when you think "awesome kick sound".
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Overall 10
10

Evans EMAD2 Bass Drum Batter

Larry Bishov, amazon.com
18 February 2010
  • Summary: this head give my bass drum (PDP maple) a solid thump that you can feel in your chest. Makes it sound like a much more expensive drum. Great A+A+A+A+!!
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Overall 10
10

UMAD?

Mr M, amazon.co.uk
8 September 2011
  • Summary: Great Bass Drums head, fitted today, sounds so tight! I have to add that it doesn't mention anywhere that it comes with x2 EQ bands, one pre-installed, make sure you only fit one at a time... An Evans winner!
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Overall 2
2.0

Diden't deliver

Kurt, amazon.co.uk
15 August 2011
  • Summary: I live in Sweden and ordered this item. It would not take long to get it but on the date it was supposed to be delivered i got a mail were it stood that the ordered had been returned.. For no reason. So I do not understand what happened there. I got my money back and bought the skin in a local store.
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