Derek Roddy – Drum Clinic

Jul 18 2014

Derek Roddy – Drum Clinic

Some that play drums focus on speed, some on fills or solos. At the heart of a true musician there is: a drive to better oneself, the will to control your playing and eagerness to explore and sometimes expand the boundaries in music. In a world full of new bands and drummers popping up every day there are only a handful that stand at the top, apart from the flock. These top musicians vary from genre to genre, at least at first glance. In reality the sign of a great musician and not just a ‘player’ is the ability...

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Virgil Donati – Online Masterclasses

May 16 2014

Virgil Donati – Online Masterclasses

It is a set of small on-line masterclass videos of Virgil Donati issued on January 2004 (for premium members). Virgil Donati (born October 22, 1958) is an Australian professional drummer, frequent drum clinician and a producer. He is currently playing with the band Planet X alongside many side projects. Virgil is perhaps most well known for his fast, highly technical drumming skills. He holds the drum sticks in the traditional style and is also proficient at the keyboard. His Pearl drum kit consists of a 22×18 bass drum, 10×9 tom, 12×9 tom, 14×12 tom, 16×16 floor tom, 18×16 floor...

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Yngwie Malmsteen – Play Loud

May 12 2014

Yngwie Malmsteen – Play Loud

Very interesting DVD for Yngwie’s fans. A lot of useful information covered on this disc. This DVD consists of 3 different discs published apart from each other. Learn to play Yngwie’s style and songs. Mostly for intermediate to advanced players. Guitarist from Sweden who writes Arpeggios FROM HELL. He doesn’t need a real band or even a vocalist, just a drum machine, a bassist, and arpeggios, all FROM HELL. He is known for popularizing neo classical metal. He was one of the first guitarists (Along with Randy Rhoads and others) to use very exotic scales and borque classical influences...

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Behind the Player: Fieldy

May 09 2014

Behind the Player: Fieldy

Fieldy is the Grammy Award winning bassist for KoRn. In his, Behind the Player DVD, Fieldy gives an intimate behind-the scenes look at his life as a professional musician including rare photos and video footage. Fieldy then gives in-depth bass lessons for how to play “Freak on a Leash” and “Got the Life” by KoRn and jams the tracks with Janes Addiction drummer Stephen Perkins. VideoTab shows exactly how Fieldy plays the two tracks. The video-game-style animated tablature is similar to GuitarHero, but shows how to play the tracks for real. Instrument: 5-string Bass Lesson #1: Freak on a...

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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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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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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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