Mike Michalkow – Drumming System 2.0, DVD 7-9

Apr 21 2014

Mike Michalkow – Drumming System 2.0, DVD 7-9

There is always more that we can learn on the drums, but it’s often difficult to choose the next step to take. This comprehensive training pack includes easy step-by-step lessons so you can improve at your own pace. The whole pack includes: 20 step-by-step training DVDs, 21 play-along CDs, and 5 spiral-bound workbooks. Covers classic rock, hard rock, heavy metal, grunge rock, progressive rock, punk rock, blues, country, odd time, shuffles, funk, Latin, jazz, and more. Four-way split screen video ensures you see everything. On-screen sheet music with a blue bar marking progress. Drum-less play-along songs with and without...

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Mike Portnoy – Liquid Drum Theater

Apr 18 2014

Mike Portnoy – Liquid Drum Theater

This 2-disc DVD set features Mike Portnoy of Dream Theater. Volume One features music of Dream Theater and Liquid Tension Experiment, with Mike performing eight songs & segments, breaking down parts of each. Featured throughout is exclusive footage of the making of the first LTE album, as well as rare live footage of the band. Volume Two focuses on the muic of Dream Theater. Mike performs eleven songs/segments from “Falling Into Infinity” and “Scenes From a Memory;” there is also exclusive live footage of Dream Theater’s 1998 World Tour. This is a tremendous video, with all the best angles...

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Dan Jacobs – Metal Guitar: Leads, Runs And Rhythms Level 2

Apr 14 2014

Dan Jacobs – Metal Guitar: Leads, Runs And Rhythms Level 2

This program with Dan Jacobs of Atreyu, one of Metalcore’s most popular guitarist builds on the techniques learned in Level 1. Dan guides you step-by- step through more advanced lead techniques like tapping, hammer-ons, pull-offs, palm muting, scales, arpeggios and speed picking. He uses examples from Atreyu’s hit songs to show you complete leads, guitar harmony sections, melodic metal rhythm and lead patterns and much more. The backing tracks included with this program put you at the center of Atreyu’s driving sound. See also: Dan Jacobs – Metal Guitar: Leads, Runs And Rhythms Level 1 Learn Heavy Metal Guitar...

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Greg Howe – Hot Rock Licks

Apr 10 2014

Greg Howe – Hot Rock Licks

This one hour instructional video is by one of the hottest Rock guitarists in the world, Greg Howe. His relaxed and sincere attitude (plus on screen tablature) make it an enjoyable and invaluable learning experience. The video covers a variety of subjects ranging from melodic warm-up exercises to some of Greg’s most treasured and favorite licks. In between, you’ll be guided through techniques such as: alternate picking, 3 octave scales, 4 note-per-string patterns, how to use arpeggios and exciting 2 handed licks. All these improvisational tools will provide you with a wealth of information to create your own hot...

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Neil Peart – Anatomy of a Drum Solo

Apr 09 2014

Neil Peart – Anatomy of a Drum Solo

Anatomy of a Drum Solo a two-disc set, presents newly-recorded, in-studio footage of legendary Neil Peart discussing his approach to soloing. Using a solo recorded in September, 2004 in Frankfurt, Germany as a framework, Neil talks about the concepts and technique behind each segment of this nine-minute tour de force, which is a feature of each Rush performance. ‘Anatomy of a Drum Solo’ also features: Two explorations – completely improvised workouts at the drums, each over thirty-minutes long. A never-before-released solo recorded in Hamburg, Germany in September, 2004 “O Baterista,” Neil’s Grammy® Award-nominated solo. Two full-band Rush performances from...

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Mike Michalkow – Drumming System 2.0, DVD 4-6

Apr 03 2014

Mike Michalkow – Drumming System 2.0, DVD 4-6

There is always more that we can learn on the drums, but it’s often difficult to choose the next step to take. This comprehensive training pack includes easy step-by-step lessons so you can improve at your own pace. The whole pack includes: 20 step-by-step training DVDs, 21 play-along CDs, and 5 spiral-bound workbooks. Covers classic rock, hard rock, heavy metal, grunge rock, progressive rock, punk rock, blues, country, odd time, shuffles, funk, Latin, jazz, and more. Four-way split screen video ensures you see everything. On-screen sheet music with a blue bar marking progress. Drum-less play-along songs with and without...

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Cobus Potgieter – Drum Covers

Mar 28 2014

Cobus Potgieter – Drum Covers

Cobus Potgieter, the 22-year old YouTube drummer who grew up in Humansdorp in the Eastern Cape, is internationally recognised for his videos on the social network channel, notching close to 18 million views. Potgieter began playing drums at the age of 16 and posted his first video in August 2006. In late 2007, he loaded his first hit track, Nsnyc’s Pop, which was his top viewed video with over 1,4 million views. Over the past three years, he has posted five series of videos on the channel, each using different camera angles and editing techniques. His first series was...

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Bill “The Buddah” Dickens – Funk Bass and Beyond

Mar 24 2014

Bill “The Buddah” Dickens – Funk Bass and Beyond

Bill Dickens is a phenomenal new bass talent whose reputation has reached legendary cult status. Funk Bass and Beyond is the ultimate groove lesson in rock and funk styles. The video opens with a jaw- dropping display of chops and technique that will set a new standard for bass players the world over. Bill then discusses, in detail, basic through advanced funk and rock techniques for the left and right hands, and how these techniques are used effectively in a rock/funk rhythm section. Appropriate gear and equipment for the performing funk/rock player are demonstrated with great examples on how...

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Keith Wyatt – Rockin’ The Blues

Mar 21 2014

Keith Wyatt – Rockin’ The Blues

Keith Wyatt has spent decades studying the styles of major rock and blues artists. A graduate of the Guitar Institute of Technology’s first class, he went on to join the faculty, help develop the curriculum, and later serve as the GIT Director of Programs. Keith’s years as a renowned educator have given him unique insight into the best ways of developing and teaching phrasing and style. Rockin’ the Blues teaches the development of blues style by guiding viewers through the phrasing and feel of traditional blues and its open relationship to rock. Keith covers shuffle rhythms, open string licks,...

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Andy Aledort – Guitar World: Rock Guitar 101

Mar 20 2014

Andy Aledort – Guitar World: Rock Guitar 101

Guitar World: Rock Guitar 101. An Incredible One-Stop DVD! All the Basic Skills You Need to Play Rock Guitar! As a longtime contributor to Guitar World Magazine, and the author and producer of literally hundreds of artists transcriptions, books, and instructional DVDs, Andy Aledort has influenced and inspired guitarists around the world for decades. Rock Guitar 101 is an incredible one-stop DVD providing over 70 minutes of instruction on all the basic skills you need to play the guitar. Topics include tuning, rhythms, chord types, using a capo, barre chords, power chords, riffs, string-bending, the blues, and much more!...

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