I've always been a Sabian guy - best value and sound in my opinion and really beautiful cymbals that reward you for keeping them clean.
I have never liked Zildjian really although I agree they have some unique sounding highhats. There was a pair at my high school when I was attending. I would never use them for metal or anything - they had this hiphop sound that didnt appeal to me, but certainly unique.
I love Paiste from the recordings I have heard and played a few, they are just so expensive it seems!
They did a few weird things over the years that caught my eye too - like the Visions line with the black cymbals - very weird, but cool!
Pretty cool unique Paiste cymbal i found looking for the visions:
Of course I am too in love with the aesthetic of bronze and would prefer "normal" looking cymbals but still cool stuff.
Anyway some favorites:
Paistes' 22" Power Bell Ride is an incredible piece of bronze.
Sabian 20" AAX Metal Ride - very reasonably priced cymbal, very thick and nice high pitch while retaining warmth
Sabian 20" HH Raw Bell Dry ride - very unique and bad ass cymbal for metal - Ride's are all about the bells for me and the Sabians really ring incredibly.
I really love 13" hats too - way tighter and cleaner sound that 14"'s and feel very good to play, much more control in my opinion.
Danny Carey uses Paiste Signature Sound Edge Hi-Hats which are 13" are the best hats in the world as far as I'm concerned.
І що орел, коли його орлина зграя
Не рве з землі в блакить ясного дня,
І що за лицар ти з усмішкою льокая,
Без гордих дум, без честі і ім'я?