Michael Angelo Batio – Speed Kills 2010

Dec 05 2014

Michael Angelo Batio – Speed Kills 2010

Speed Kills 2010 is the first complete overhaul of the original Speed Kills program. The original course was created in 1991 by Michael Angelo Batio and soon gained the reputation as “the shredder’s bible.” It explains advanced picking techniques as taught by the fastest guitarist on the planet. Speed Kills 2010 by Michael Angelo Batio Explains These Techniques: Alternate picking, Economy picking, Legato technique / hammer and pull, Hybrid picking, Fretboard tapping. This is not just for shred guitar. It’s not just for neoclassical style. It’s not even designed to teach you to play as fast as Michael Angelo...

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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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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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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 Portnoy – Score

Jan 26 2012

Mike Portnoy – Score

Mike Portnoy’s Drum Cam footage from Dream Theater’s historic 20th Anniversary “Score” concert, recording live at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on April 1st 2006. Live with the Octavarium Orchestra. Contains 3 audio options: Full band mix, Isolated drum mix, Audio commentary with Mike Portnoy. Set 1 – Dream Theater: The Root Of All Evil I Walk Beside You Another Won Afterlife Under A Glass Moon Innocence Faded Raise The Knife The Spirit Carries On Set 2 and Encore with The Octavarium Orchestra 9. Six Degrees Of Inner Turbulence: I. Overture II. About To Crash III....

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Mike Portnoy – Live At Budokan

Jan 24 2012

Mike Portnoy – Live At Budokan

The new DVD from Mike Portnoy filmed on April 26th 2004. Audio Options include: Full Band, Isolated Drums, and an Audio Commentary From Mike. This video is part of the so-called Portnoy Archives, which include the following video schools: Ten Degrees of Turbulent Drumming, Drums Across Forever, Drums of Thought, Live at Budokan and 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, as well as the temporary drummer for the hard rock band Avenged Sevenfold. Known for his drumming prowess...

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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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