Gene Hoglan – The Atomic Clock

Apr 23 2015

Gene Hoglan – The Atomic Clock

Legendary extreme-metal drummer Gene Hoglan (Fear Factory, Dethklok, Strapping Young Lad, Testament, Death, Dark Angel) brings forth his long-awaited instructional DVD, “The Atomic Clock”. The disc showcases Hoglan’s three decades of experience of performing and recording with the world’s most well-known metal bands such as Devin Townsend, Dark Angel, Death, Dethklok, Strapping Young Lad, Testament, Zimmer’s Hole, and most recently Fear Factory, along with many others on his resume. Offering two hours of pure metal drumming fury, Gene shells out his pounding arsenal to drummers and music fans intrigued to understand what makes “The Clock” tick. Featuring nine full...

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Peter Erskine – The Erskine Method for Drumset

Apr 19 2015

Peter Erskine – The Erskine Method for Drumset

The legendary Peter Erskine reveals the techniques and secrets behind his success in this unique Book and DVD set!. An eye-opening look into the mind of one of the world’s greatest drums adds depth to every drummer’s playing! Features include drumset basics, the grip, chart reading and interpretation, over 300 beats to practice, warm-up exercises, and complete charts to play along with the DVD. Plus, tips and instructions for playing fills, comping, soloing, ensemble playing, and using brushes make this the perfect fit for drummers everywhere! The included DVD features Peter demonstrating rhythm and techniques, talking about his playing...

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Kick Snare Hat: Superstar Drummers of Hip Hop and R&B

Mar 20 2015

Kick Snare Hat: Superstar Drummers of Hip Hop and R&B

From DW, Kick Snare Hat: The Superstars of Hip-Hop and R&B is a double DVD set shot in HD. Kick Snare Hat includes tons of behind-the-scenes footage, interviews, playing footage and bonus features with the genre’s elite. And for the first time ever on film, they’re playing together in one room. If you love Hip Hop and R&B drumming, you’ll love Kick Snare Hat. Join Gerald Heyward, Nisan Stewart, Cora Coleman-Dunham and Aaron Spears as they take you on the ride of a lifetime. Learn what inspires them, drives them, and takes them to the top of their game....

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Dave Weckl – Natural Evolution: How to Develop Technique

Mar 06 2015

Dave Weckl – Natural Evolution: How to Develop Technique

In this DVD Dave explains and demonstrates his natural approach to the drums. All of the topics discussed are explained and demonstrated on the drum pad and then on the drum set. Lastly, they are brought to life with exciting live recordings of the Dave Weckl Band and a special acoustic group put together for this DVD. The musicians featured include Buzz Feiten, Brandon Fields, Tom Kennedy, Jay Oliver, Ernie Watts and Steve Weingart. The DVD will allow you see and hear Dave explain and demonstrate his new concepts of stick grip which leads to the contrast of his...

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The Commandments of R&B Drumming by Zoro

Feb 17 2015

The Commandments of R&B Drumming by Zoro

The Commandments of R&B Drumming: A Comprehensive Guide to Soul, Funk and Hip Hop. The Commandments of R&B Drumming is a historical and in-depth study of R&B drumming, from soul to funk to hip-hop, written by world-renowned session & live drummer Zoro (Lenny Kravitz, Bobby Brown, Sean Lennon). Topics include practice tips, developing the funky bass drum and hi-hat, creating and playing with loops, and what are considered the Ten Commandments of Soul, Funk, and Hip-Hop (the top ten recordings from each era). This book not only pays homage to the R&B drummers of the past, but gives the...

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Pure Energy – Tony Royster Jr.

Feb 05 2015

Pure Energy – Tony Royster Jr.

Tony Royster’s follow up to his hit video “Common Ground” is nothing but Pure Energy! Overhead camera angles capture every fill as Tony and band weave their way through several musical styles -from R&B to Fusion, Jazz and Rock it’s all here! Hip-Hop drumming superstar Nisan Stewart joins in as the two solo side by side, then rap about their influences and discuss the finer points of laying it down. Next, Tony breaks down his hand and foot technique, demonstrates his fluid soloing style and talks gear, all in High Definition and 5.1 Surround. Get Pure Energy and get...

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Drum Legends: John Bonham Techniques

Jan 28 2015

Drum Legends: John Bonham Techniques

Learn to play five Led Zeppelin tracks note for note with Pete Riley! This excellent DVD will teach you tracks and techniques from the legendary drummer behind the rock powerhouse Led Zeppelin. Pete Riley has worked with artist as diverse as Republica, Motorhead and more recently Keith Emerson of ELP fame. He’s a regular contributor to Rhythm magazine and author of three bestselling drum tuition books. You’ll learn how to master his quick single pedal kick action along with his even dynamic approach. Plus there’s exercises for you to practice if you’re looking to add a touch of the...

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Tommy Igoe Great Hands for a Lifetime

Jan 10 2015

Tommy Igoe Great Hands for a Lifetime

Good technique requires maintenance! The Lifetime Warmup is how it’s done. This incredible workout weaves the standard drum rudiments with original exercises to maintain your technique as well as inspire and challenge you for decades. Use it as a warmup before a gig or as a kickoff to an intense practice session. Use it for anything you want; it’s designed to fit your needs. Watch Tommy and group of five drummers play through the routine and see how this approach molds itself to each set of hands. Designed for drumset players to play better, faster and healthier – for...

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David Kuckhermann: Advanced Frame Drums 2

Dec 23 2014

David Kuckhermann: Advanced Frame Drums 2

Introducing techniques and rhythms from the Iranian percussion tradition. The nine-finger Riz. Advanced snapping. Modern techniques such as using a brush. Applying the Indian concept of Tihai. Ideas for non-traditional rhythms on one and multiple drums. Independence exercises. Live performance featuring Taner Akyol and Antonis Anissegos. Playalong practice tracks. Renowned percussionist virtuoso plays not only on the frame drums, in his arsenal is quite a large selection of tools: bodhran, riq, tonbak, cajon, Morsing etc… Tambourine can be attributed to the classification of a frame drum, but not all frame drums are tambourines! This is a continuation of the...

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Mike Portnoy – Drums of Thought

Dec 21 2014

Mike Portnoy – Drums of Thought

Mike’s Drum-cam footage from Dream Theaters Train of Thought recording sessions. Audio Options include: Full Band; Studio and an Audio Commentary with Mike. Includes all tracks from Train of Thought (with the exception of “Vacant”) in their entirety. This video is part of the so-called Portnoy Archives, which include the following video schools: Ten Degrees of Turbulent Drumming, Drums Across Forever, Drums of Thought, Live at Budokan и Drumavarium. Michael Stephen “Mike” Portnoy is an American drummer primarily known as the former drummer, backing vocalist, and a co-founder of the progressive metal band Dream Theater, as well as the...

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