Originally Posted by Bram
It's been quite a while since I've been here.
This afternoon, I cracked the batter head of my Gretsch Catalina Maple Snare (6"x14").
I had a Evans coated Power Center Reverse Dot on it. It gave the snare a quite sharp sound, which I liked when I played a lot of hard rock and metal. These days I play a lot more styles, including some pop, funk and jazz, but still also (hard) rock and metal.
I have the same Gretsch snare as you. I use an Remo Ambassador which works really well for many types of music.