Heads Up 2006

Jun 11 2011

Heads Up 2006

Drums and more importantly drummers are an intrinsic element in most bands. Their importance is often overshadowed by the lead guitar and the vocalist. Many bands would fail without that guy, or girl banging away in the background. Heads Up is a DVD entirely devoted to drumming. The artists include: Gregg Bissonette, John Blackwell Jr., Gerald Heyward, C.G. Ryche, Sean McCurley, Louis Santiago Jr, Nathaniel Townsley, Bill Bachman, Christopher Coleman, Andrew Lloyd and Derek Winkley. Alas the drums on their own, with the noticeable exception of the steel drums do not make for a very satisfactory solo instrument. Luckily...

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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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Bass Day 1998 – Highlights

Mar 30 2011

Bass Day 1998 – Highlights

This program presents highlights from the renowned Bass Day Festival. Some of the world’s greatest bass players gather each year at the New York festival to perform solo, jam, and share their expertise with bass enthusiasts. Some of the highlights of Bass Day ’98 included performances by bass wizards Bobby Rodriguez, Andy Gonzalez, Francis Rocco Prestia, and Michael Manning, Victor Wooten, and Bass Player of 1997 and 1998, Oteil Burbridge. In addition to the concerts, question and answer sessions provided festivalgoers with tips and insights from the field’s top artists. Four of the best bass players around gathered in...

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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 – Power Drumming

Mar 08 2011

Virgil Donati – Power Drumming

Power Drumming is a two part-video. In part one, play along with Virgil as he guides you through a 40 minute workout designed to help you develop power, speed, endurance and agility around the drums. Comes with a special practice chart to accompany the video contents. Virgil Donati is a very technical drummer, in theory and in practice. This video breaks down his practice and warm up exercizes into left-hand/right-hand left-foot/right-foot with increasing tempos and then applies the exercizes at the end of the video. You will be BLOWN AWAY with how effective these exercizes are, and also how...

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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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Pat Torpey – Out of the Box and Onto The Stage 2

Feb 28 2011

Pat Torpey – Out of the Box and Onto The Stage 2

Instructional video, which is distributed with drum kits Tama. The drummer of Mr.Big band – Pat Torpey talks about how to properly locate and tune up the drum set, and also shows the basic techniques of playing drums. This video is for beginner drummers. Pat Torpey is an American rock and roll drummer, known as the drummer of the hard rock band Mr. Big. He has also played for Robert Plant, Impellitteri, The Knack, David Lee Roth Band and the Exile Social Club. He is noted by Neil Peart for composing unique rhythms such as that of “Take Cover”,...

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Eric Singer – All Access to Drumming

Feb 20 2011

Eric Singer – All Access to Drumming

For the past two decades, Eric Singer has remained at the top of the list for First Call Rock drummers. In All Access To Drumming, Eric shares his experience, techniques and many other aspects that are essential to survive as a professional drummer in today s world. From his dad’s society band to Lita Ford, Gary Moore, Black Sabbath, Badlands, Alice Cooper, Brian May and now over a decade drumming for iconic rock gods KISS, Eric has mastered the playing techniques and tricks to persevere in the real world of Rock drumming. Originnally recorded in 1996, now available with...

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Dave “Bedrock” Bedrosian – Discover Drumming Vol. 1 & 2

Feb 15 2011

Dave “Bedrock” Bedrosian – Discover Drumming Vol. 1 & 2

We are happy to announce that Discover Drumming volume one and two VHS videos are now available on a 100 minute DVD. It features improved picture and audio quality, fast navigation with “click on” chapter points, and no rewinding. DVD is a permanent medium with a life span of 100 years or more, no ruined videotapes or cracked cassettes! For the person, young or old, with an interest in drums and drumming. Discover Drumming DVD is 100 minutes long includes vol. 1 and 2 Discover Drumming Videos. Covers: The drum set and all its parts How to set up...

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