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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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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Free Drum Lessons Pack

Mar 08 2011

Free Drum Lessons Pack

Team of drum instructors are here to keep you informed on a wide range of drum topics. Beginners are encouraged to start in the beginner drum lessons section. There you will find the how to play drums and learn to play drums videos that teach drums completely from scratch. Novice and Advanced drummers can watch our video lessons on the 40 drum rudiments, dynamic drumming, drum theory and notation, and drum set play-alongs. They all contain a range of lessons that are sure to challenge drummers of all skill levels. All video lessons have own PDF notation. This cours...

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Virgil Donati – Obsessive Rhythms

Mar 08 2011

Virgil Donati – Obsessive Rhythms

Obsessive Rhythms is an explosive 6 part ‘tour de force’ revealing Virgil’s contemporary approach to drumming and practice. Many styles and ideas are covered, including 4 creatively diverse solos, and two of Virgil’s original compositions, “War of Fictions” and “Origin and the End”. Also included with a special practice chart to accompany the video contents. 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 drumming skills. He holds the...

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Pat Torpey – Big Drums

Feb 28 2011

Pat Torpey – Big Drums

Pat Torpey, the solid hard-rock drummer from Mr. Big, explains the development of his style and techniques through four chapters of exercises, including a spectacular nine-minute drum solo. He also performs and discusses seven Mr. Big songs, explaining his secrets and tricks. Topics covered include paradiddles, grace notes, drum solos, hi-hat work, and basic and double-bass footwork. Features a special performance with Billy Sheehan on bass. His enthusiasm & energy are just infectious. In this video, he goes over it all: footwork, fills, time you name it. The jams with Billy really add to the overall quality because you...

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