Todd Sucherman – Methods & Mechanics

May 01 2014

Todd Sucherman – Methods & Mechanics

Todd Sucherman – Methods & Mechanics for Useful Musical Drumming. Todd Sucherman brings the knowledge of thousands of gigs, shows and recording sessions along with over three decades as a professional drummer to this useful and unique DVD package. Astonishing technique, power and musicality explode from the various musical and solo performances throughout this presentation. Working with artists over a myriad of genres diverse as Styx, Brian Wilson, Spinal Tap, Eric Marienthal, Peter Cetera, John Wetton, Steve Cole, The Falling Wallendas and countless more, there’s a wealth of knowledge imparted that goes way beyond just the technical aspects of...

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Dave Martone – Shredding The Blues

Apr 30 2014

Dave Martone – Shredding The Blues

Shredding the Blues: Heavy Metal Guitar Meets the Blues. Master shredder Dave Martone brings exciting heavy metal shred guitar techniques to the blues in this book and DVD. Tap into the soulful, emotion-filled heart of the blues while you put the pedal to the metal and SHRED! Dave covers all of the most important techniques, including sweep picking, tapping, hybrid picking, and string skipping, and provides lots of fun licks to play in standard music notation and TAB. Easy-to-read neck diagrams make learning chords, scales, and arpeggios effortless. The included DVD is hosted by Dave and features his unique,...

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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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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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Guitar World – How To Play The Best Of Pantera

Apr 08 2014

Guitar World – How To Play The Best Of Pantera

Dimebag Darrell’s trailblazing guitar licks were at the heart of every Pantera album and helped make the group one of metal’s greatest acts. How to Play the Best of Pantera is a note-for-note instruction course that will teach you Dimebag’s guitar parts to four classic Pantera songs. This DVD is very cool because it goes into the program point blank with a guy showing how Dime tuned his guitar and he also presents an interesting fact about Dime’s guitar Tech Mr. (Grady Champion). Then he gets right with it. It’s value is 10 for being a sort of hands...

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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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Mike Michalkow – Drumming System 2.0, DVD 1-3

Mar 17 2014

Mike Michalkow – Drumming System 2.0, DVD 1-3

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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Metallica Legendary Guitar Licks 1988-1997

Jan 26 2014

Metallica Legendary Guitar Licks 1988-1997

This follow-up to the “Guitar Legendary Licks 1983-1988” DVD contains the band’s music from the late ’80s and early ’90s. Each riff and solo is played up to speed, then broken down note by note, then played at a slow tempo. This DVD is absolutely excellent. It’s like having your own private guitar teacher teaching you a host of Metallica riffs from 1988-1997 (riffs, licks, fills, & solos) plus tuning (standard, 1/2 step down, and 1 full step down) and Metallica guitar techniques including guitar & amp settings. Each song’s riffs are done at normal speed, then slowly explained...

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Dethklok: The Dethalbum (Guitar TAB book & DVD)

Jan 11 2014

Dethklok: The Dethalbum (Guitar TAB book & DVD)

In 2007 Metalocalypse virtual band Dethklok released their debut album,The Dethalbum, with chart-topping success. This album-matching folio features all 15 regular tracks, plus the hidden theme song, in authentic guitar TAB transcriptions. Dethklok is both a virtual band featured in the Adult Swim animated program Metalocalypse and a real band created to perform the band’s melodic death metal music in live shows. Both bands were created by Brendon Small and Tommy Blacha. The music heard on Metalocalypse is performed by Brendon Small, with others needed for live concerts and albums. A free DVD is included with guitar lessons from...

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