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Top 30+ 8″ Tom Heads 2021

We have created for you a rating of the Best 30 8″ Tom Heads

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  1. Remo 08″ Emperor White Smooth
  2. Remo 08″ Fiberskyn 3 Thin (FD)
  3. Evans 08″ UV1 Coated Tom
  4. Remo 08″ Renaissance Ambassador
  5. Remo 8″ Powerstroke 3 Fiberskyn 3
  6. Remo 08″ Pinstripe Clear
  7. Remo 08″ Ambassador clear
  8. Remo 08″ Emperor Clear
  9. Remo 08″ Emperor Coated
  10. Evans 08″ Calftone Tom
  11. Remo 08″ Emperor Ebony
  12. Remo 08″ Emperor Colortone Green
  13. Remo 08″ Vintage Emperor Clear
  14. Remo 08″ Ambassador Black Suede
  15. Remo 08″ Powerstroke 3 Coated
  16. DW CC-08 08″ Coated/Clear
  17. Aquarian 08″ Classic Clear
  18. Remo 08″ Powerstroke 3 Clear
  19. Remo 08″ Ambassador Coated
  20. Remo Encore 8″ Pinstripe
  21. Aquarian 08″ Performance II Clear
  22. Evans 08″ Hydraulic Black Head
  23. Remo 08″ Pinstripe Ebony
  24. Evans 08″ G1 Coated Tom
  25. Remo 08″ Emperor Colortone Red
  26. Remo 08″ Ambassador Ebony
  27. Remo 08″ Diplomat Coated
  28. Remo 08″ Emperor Black Suede
  29. Remo 08″ CS Clear
  30. Evans 08″ Hydraulic Blue Tom

1. Remo 08″ Emperor White Smooth

Remo 08" Emperor White Smooth

Tom Tom Drumhead

  • Size: 8″
  • Emperor Series
  • Double-ply
  • Smooth with a white finish
  • Very stable drumhead

2. Remo 08″ Fiberskyn 3 Thin (FD)

Remo 08" Fiberskyn 3 Thin (FD)

Tom Drumhead

The FiberSkyn 3 series implements synthetic materials with the playing feel and sound of traditional natural drumheads. Available in two thicknesses: Diplomat (FD) and Ambassador (FA).

  • Size: 8″
  • Series: Fiberskyn 3
  • Thickness: Diplomat (thin)

3. Evans 08″ UV1 Coated Tom

Evans 08" UV1 Coated Tom

Tom Head

  • Size: 08″
  • Single-ply
  • 10 mil film
  • UV-hardened coating, therefore very resilient and durable
  • Ideally suited for brush techniques
  • Level 360 technology
  • B08UV1

4. Remo 08″ Renaissance Ambassador

Remo 08" Renaissance Ambassador

Tom Drumhead

  • Size: 8″
  • Medium

5. Remo 8″ Powerstroke 3 Fiberskyn 3

Remo 8" Powerstroke 3 Fiberskyn 3

Tom Tom Batter Head

  • Size: 08″
  • Single-ply 7.5-mil Mylar film
  • Thin integrated damping ring
  • Dark, warm sound with controlled overtones

6. Remo 08″ Pinstripe Clear

Remo 08" Pinstripe Clear

8″ Pin Stripe Clear Tom Drum Head

  • Transparent / Clear
  • Double-ply, glued at edge
  • Round, tuned, full spectrum of sound

7. Remo 08″ Ambassador clear

Remo 08" Ambassador clear

Tom Tom Drum Head

  • Size: 8″
  • Ambassador clear
  • Single ply batter head
  • Open sound, rich in overtones
  • Suitable for all genres

8. Remo 08″ Emperor Clear

Remo 08" Emperor Clear

Emperor 8″ Tom – Clear Drum Head

  • Transparent drum head
  • Double ply
  • Few overtones
  • For hard rock, heavy rock

9. Remo 08″ Emperor Coated

Remo 08" Emperor Coated

Batter Head

  • Size: 08″
  • Emperor Coated
  • Double-ply
  • White, rough coated
  • Highly robust
  • Light predamping from coating

10. Evans 08″ Calftone Tom

Evans 08" Calftone Tom

Tom Drumhead

  • Size: 8″
  • Single-ply
  • Synthetic replica of a natural drumhead
  • Produces a warm and full sound

11. Remo 08″ Emperor Ebony

Remo 08" Emperor Ebony

Tom Tom Drum Head

  • Emperor Ebony Series
  • Size: 8″
  • Double ply
  • With few overtones
  • Layers are not glued together
  • Characterised by a warm sound and volume
  • For rock-, hard rock- and heavy styles

12. Remo 08″ Emperor Colortone Green

Remo 08" Emperor Colortone Green

Tom Head

  • Size: 08″
  • Emperor Colourtone series
  • Two-ply
  • Each ply is 7 mil thick
  • Powerful sound with shortened sustain
  • BE-0308-CT-GN
  • Colour: Green

13. Remo 08″ Vintage Emperor Clear

Remo 08" Vintage Emperor Clear

Drumhead

  • Remo 8″ Emperor Vintage Clear
  • Transparent Vintage Emperor® drumheads are manufactured from 2-plies of clear 7.5 mil. Mylar®
  • The sound is warm, transparent, with emphasised mid-tones and a clear attack
  • An extremely durable drumhead

14. Remo 08″ Ambassador Black Suede

Remo 08" Ambassador Black Suede

Tom Drumhead

  • Size: 8″
  • Suede Ambassador Series
  • Black lightly textured surface
  • Thickness: 10 mil. (0.25 mm)
  • Single ply
  • Combines the warm sound of a coated drumhead together with the openness of a clear drumhead

15. Remo 08″ Powerstroke 3 Coated

Remo 08" Powerstroke 3 Coated

Tom Head

  • White roughened surface
  • Single-ply head with double reinforced edge
  • Eliminates unwanted overtones
  • Single-ply batter head, like Ambassador series
  • Round sound character with perfect sound and tone control

16. DW CC-08 08″ Coated/Clear

DW CC-08 08" Coated/Clear

Tom Tom Drum Head

  • Size: 8″
  • Coated/Clear
  • With sprayed damping ring

17. Aquarian 08″ Classic Clear

Aquarian 08" Classic Clear

Tom Tom Drumhead

  • Size: 8″
  • Classic Clear Series
  • Transparent, single-ply medium-thick drumhead
  • Can be used as both a batter as well as a resonant head
  • Produces a full, open fundamental pitch with a clear and defined stick attack

18. Remo 08″ Powerstroke 3 Clear

Remo 08" Powerstroke 3 Clear

Tom Drum Head

  • Size: 8″
  • Colour: Clear
  • Single ply drum head with double reinforced edge
  • Eliminates unwanted overtones
  • Round sound character with perfect sound and tone control

Powerstroke Series is played by:

Virgil Donati, Dave Abbruzzese, Matt Cameron (Soundgarden), Gregg Bisonette, and many more


19. Remo 08″ Ambassador Coated

Remo 08" Ambassador Coated

Tom Tom Drum Head

  • Size: 8″
  • Ambassador Coated
  • White, rough coated
  • Single ply batter head
  • Suitable for all genres

20. Remo Encore 8″ Pinstripe

Remo Encore 8" Pinstripe

Remo Encore 8″ Pinstripe Head, 2-ply 7-mil Film,


21. Aquarian 08″ Performance II Clear

Aquarian 08" Performance II Clear

Tom Tom Drumhead

  • Size: 8″
  • Transparent
  • Manufactured with Aquarian’s Vacuum Tuned Process which eliminates air bubbles and wrinkles between the two plies
  • Produces a full and deep sound
  • Ideal for loose tuning

22. Evans 08″ Hydraulic Black Head

Evans 08" Hydraulic Black Head

Tom Tom Drum Head

  • Size: 08″
  • Hydraulic Black
  • Two layers, with real oil filling
  • Classic sound
  • Short and muffled tone
  • No unwanted overtones
  • Suitable for live – studio – rock

23. Remo 08″ Pinstripe Ebony

Remo 08" Pinstripe Ebony

Tom Drum Head

  • Size: 8″
  • Pin Stripe Ebony
  • Double-ply, glued at edge
  • Round, tuned, full sound spectrum
  • Colour: Black

24. Evans 08″ G1 Coated Tom

Evans 08" G1 Coated Tom

Tom Tom Drum Head

  • Size: 08″
  • Genera 1 Coated
  • White rough coated batter head
  • Single-ply
  • Natural, warm sustain
  • Universal applications: Live, studio, jazz, fusion, Latin etc.

25. Remo 08″ Emperor Colortone Red

Remo 08" Emperor Colortone Red

Tom Head

  • Size: 08″
  • Emperor Colourtone series
  • Two-ply
  • Each ply is 7 mil thick
  • Powerful sound with shortened sustain
  • BE-0308-CT-RD
  • Colour: Red

26. Remo 08″ Ambassador Ebony

Remo 08" Ambassador Ebony

Tom Tom Drum Head

  • Size: 8″
  • Ebony Series
  • Single-ply batter head
  • Also ideal for use as a resonant head for tom toms

The Ebony series is played by:

Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater), Matt Sorum, Gary Chaffee (Educator), Robin Goodridge (Bush), and many more


27. Remo 08″ Diplomat Coated

Remo 08" Diplomat Coated

Drumhead

  • For tom toms
  • Size: 8″
  • Diplomat
  • White roughened
  • Single-ply thin batter head
  • Suitable for a more sensitive, sophisticated style of playing
  • Is also suitable as a resonant head

28. Remo 08″ Emperor Black Suede

Remo 08" Emperor Black Suede

Tom Drumhead

  • Size: 8″
  • Emperor Black Suede Series
  • Black lightly textured surface
  • 7.5 mil. (0.19 mm) thickness per ply
  • Double ply
  • Combines the warm sound of a coated drumhead together with the openness of a clear drumhead

29. Remo 08″ CS Clear

Remo 08" CS Clear

Tom Drum Head

  • Size: 8″
  • CS Series Clear
  • With black dot
  • Single ply head
  • With reinforcing dot in the middle of drum head
  • Applications: Rock, hard rock, funk
  • Highly popular as snare skin, especially for live shows

30. Evans 08″ Hydraulic Blue Tom

Evans 08" Hydraulic Blue Tom

Tom tom head

  • Size: 08″
  • Double-layered with real oil filling
  • Classic sound
  • Short and dull in tone
  • No unwanted overtones
  • Applications: Live / studio / rock

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