Mike Portnoy – Drums Across Forever

Jan 22 2012

Mike Portnoy – Drums Across Forever

Mike’s Drum-cam footage from Transatlantic’s Bridge Across Forever recording sessions. This video is part of the so-called Portnoy Archives, which include the following video lessons: Ten Degrees of Turbulent Drumming, Drums Across Forever, Drums of Thought, Live at Budokan and Drumavarium. Audio Options include: Full Band; Studio and an Audio Commentary with Mike. 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 temporary drummer for the hard rock band Avenged Sevenfold. Known for his drumming prowess and technical...

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Mike Portnoy – Ten Degrees of Turbulent Drumming

Jan 21 2012

Mike Portnoy – Ten Degrees of Turbulent Drumming

For all Dream Theater fans Mike’s drum-cam footage from the six degrees of inner turbulence recording sessions. Audio options include: Full Band, Isolated Drums, And Audio commentary from Mike. 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 temporary drummer for the hard rock band Avenged Sevenfold. Known for his drumming prowess and technical skill, Portnoy has won 23 awards from the Modern Drummer magazine. DVD features: The Glass Prison Blind Faith Misunderstood The Great Debate About To...

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Aquiles Priester – Inside My Drums

Jan 17 2012

Aquiles Priester – Inside My Drums

After you watch the two hour long video, it’s easy to understand why the specialized press and heavy metal fans consider Aquiles Priester to be the best drummer of his kind in Brazil these days. After all, one can find here all his abilities put together in front of the cameras, with no disguises or studio tricks. Aquiles is accompanied by playback tracks and performs eight songs from Angra, four from his other band Hangar and, as bonuses, two cover versions: Deep Purple’s “Perfect Stranger” (arrangements courtesy of Hangar) and Journey’s classic “Ask The Lonely”, in which he counts...

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Dan Jacobs – Metal Guitar: Leads, Runs And Rhythms Level 1

Jan 09 2012

Dan Jacobs – Metal Guitar: Leads, Runs And Rhythms Level 1

If you have basic knowledge of guitar playing, this program with Dan Jacobs – Atreyu’s 80’s inspired guitarist will take you to the next level. Dan teaches you the key components of lead playing, single note runs, strumming progressions, syncopated rhythms, blues scales, double stops and palm muting. Learn how he uses octaves as a rhythm and lead technique, picks out a chord progression to create dynamics within a song and the Metal chords and voicings he uses to create rhythms and complete song progressions. You’ll learn Dan’s personal workout routines and all about his live and studio gear....

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Mark Zonder – 2 Cameras, 5 Drums and 13 Tracks

Dec 10 2011

Mark Zonder – 2 Cameras, 5 Drums and 13 Tracks

Known in hard rock circles as one of the most influential drummers in heavy metal, Mark Zonder’s career in music has spanned more than three decades and a multitude of roles… from underground celebrity to progressive metal icon to drummer for hire to businessman. This DVD features the 13 tracks Mark uses at his clinics in a two-camera video shoot with audio mixed by engineer Joe Marlett (Nirvana, Steve Vai, Foo Fighters). Learn the techniques Mark employed on songs by Fates Warning, Warlord and Slavior. The DVD includes bonus footage of Slavior live. Language: English Year: 2008 Country: USA...

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Neil Peart – Taking Center Stage

Nov 30 2011

Neil Peart – Taking Center Stage

In Taking Center Stage: A Lifetime of Live Performance, Neil examines the details and challenges of performing in front of a live audience. Drawing from over 30 years of touring the world, Neil breaks down, demonstrates, and performs classic drum parts from songs spanning the entire Rush catalog, thereby giving the viewer the most in-depth insight into Neil s body of work ever documented. Filmed in various locations over the course of a year, Neil takes you on a behind-the- scenes look at Rush s 2010-11 Time Machine Tour. This includes rare and exclusive footage of Neil’s personal pre-tour...

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Classic Rock Drum Solos

Jun 22 2011

Classic Rock Drum Solos

Over two hours of skin bashing, bass pedal stomping, and unrivaled stick-twirling energy is captured here. “Classic Rock Drum Solos” includes rare performance footage and high quality sound of these legendary performances. Representing the 1960’s are the ground-breaking performances of Ginger Baker; Michael Shrieve in his famed outing at Woodstock with Santana, and the only existing footage of rock drumming’s first superstar, Sandy Nelson. Singular 1970s performances include those by Danny Seraphine, Don Brewer, Ron Bushey, Carl Palmer, Ian Paice, Clive Bunker, host Carmine Appice, and Keith Moon’s only filmed drum solo. Closing out the program in the 1980s...

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Virgil Donati – Live in Stockholm

Jun 17 2011

Virgil Donati – Live in Stockholm

Experience Virgil’s breathtaking skills in this special 2-disc DVD set! Recorded live at the 2005 Bass n’ Drum festival, Virgil rose to the occasion with a performance full of relentless energy and creative excitement. The electricity in the air following the performance was magical & this DVD revives the intense application, dynamism and drama of this special evening in Stockholm. Virgil Donati is an Australian drummer, frequent drum clinician and a producer. He is currently playing with Planet X, Allan Holdsworth, and his own band among other projects. Virgil is perhaps most well known for his fast, highly technical...

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Mike Portnoy – Drumavarium

Jun 14 2011

Mike Portnoy – 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. Known for his drumming prowess and technical skill, Portnoy has won 23 awards from the Modern Drummer magazine. A DVD from the Portnoy Archives, Mike Portnoy – Drumavarium. Mike’s drum-cam footage from Dream Theaters Octavarium recording sessions. Audio Options include: Full Band, and Isolated Drums. Bonus Feature include over 3 minutes of Studio Outtakes.   Language: English Year: 2005 Country: USA Running time: 01:20:00 Quality: DVDrip Video: MPEG2 NTSC 4:3, 636×480, 29.97 fps...

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Behind the Player: George Lynch

Apr 18 2011

Behind the Player: George Lynch

George Lynch is the virtuoso guitar player from the bands Dokken and Lynch Mob. His unique melodic style and technical mastery have influenced countless of fans for decades. In Behind the Player: George Lynch, he gives in-depth lessons on how to play “Mr. Scary” and “Tooth and Nail” by Dokken, jamming on the songs with Megadeth bassist James Lomenzo and Korn drummer Ray Luzier. The DVD also includes a behind-the-scenes look at George’s life as a professional musician, the VideoTab system that shows exactly how he plays his parts in the two songs, and exclusive bonus features. Language: English...

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