Cobus Potgieter – The DVD

Sep 07 2014

Cobus Potgieter – The DVD

The 2 DVD set consists of lessons, taught from my perspective and focusing heavily on teaching YOURSELF how to play RIGHT, that way I am still learning every day. There are tutorials on recording drums, mixing audio, and filming and editing you own videos. Some lessons are about technicality and learning specific things, where others focus on thinking outside the box; how to become creative and how to think differently about drumming. At the end of these lessons you will be well on your way to discovering and enjoying your own totally unique style, as I have. A Documentary...

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Michael Angelo Batio – Learn Shred Guitar (Guitar World)

Sep 02 2014

Michael Angelo Batio – Learn Shred Guitar (Guitar World)

In the ultimate DVD guide Learn Shred Guitar, speed king Michael Angelo Batio demonstrates secret techniques to help you kick-start your solos, tackle super scales, play faster and become a speed king! With more than 90 minutes of lessons and hundreds of exercises, the Learn Shred Guitar DVD will take your guitar playing and soloing to the next level. This video features Michael Angelo an amazing shredder with mind blowing technique. He shows and shares the inside of sweeping and playing fast like nobody else. This video seems to be a compilation of videos, it’s very much worth the...

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Thomas Lang – Creative Coordination And Advanced Foot Technique

Aug 13 2014

Thomas Lang – Creative Coordination And Advanced Foot Technique

This three-disc, seven-hour set presents a cutting-edge approach to 21st-century drumming with particular emphasis on coordination and foot technique. In a step-by-step approach that starts slowly and simply, Thomas lays out a clear and concise method for working up to the kinds of fast, complex and challenging beats that have pushed the boundaries of contemporary Rock, Metal and Fusion music.   Sections Include: Advanced Foot-Technique Exercises – Covers the use of single and double-stroke patterns, flam and double-stroke accent patterns and exercises, along with a series of rudimental workouts that show how Thomas has developed the technique for playing...

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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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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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