Walk on Water – 30 Seconds to Mars

The full drum sheet music for Walk on Water by 30 Seconds to Mars from the single released in 2017.

Lydia – Highly Suspect

The full drum sheet music for Lydia by Highly Suspect from the album Mister Asylum (2015).

Thunder – Imagine Dragons

The full drum sheet music for Thunder by Imagine Dragons from the album Evolve (2017).
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Another Epic Tom Groove

This tom groove consists of single-stroke sixteenth notes with accents between the floor, high tom, and hi-hats. The kick maintains a four-on-the-floor pulse creating a nice interplay with the accents.
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Tasty Intermediate Drum Fill

Learn a two-measure linear drum fill perfect for intermediate level drummers.
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Sixteenth-Note Triplet Fills and Exercises

These exercises serve as a great workout for improving coordination, dexterity, and timing around the kit. They also make unique-sounding, punchy drum fills to use within your own playing.

Foot Refrain Drum Fills & Solo Concept

These drum fills are played over a hi-hat and bass drum refrain, keeping the time and holding the fills together.

Snare Based Grooves

These grooves use the snare drum to carry the beat. Accents, rimshots, and diddle strokes add dynamics and articulation to bring the grooves to life.

The Way of the Hi-Hat

Hi-hat patterns and articulations can change the feel of a groove entirely. Because of this, it's important to recognize the feel your hi-hat patterns create — and to use that knowledge to choose hi-hat patterns that match the feel of the song.

Six Hard Rock Drum Fills

Enjoy this selection of 6 hard rocking drum fills and beats. Listen to the audio example, print the notation, and take it to your music stand.
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Jessie Caraballo Brings the Show

Watch as these percussionists move the crowd in NYC, featuring Jessie Caraballo's impressive speed, improvisation, and showmanship skills on the drums.
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Dave Grohl – Advice On Being a Successful Musician

Dave Grohl gives his honest advice about how to become a successful musician. Caution, profanity.
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Mark Guiliana – Making Acoustic Drums Sound Electronic

Turning the tables: drummer and composer Mark Guiliana (Brad Mehldau, David Bowie, Meshell Ndegeocello) walks us through a some tips and tricks for emulating drum samples on an acoustic set. From preparing the snare drum with a cymbal to deadening the floor tom with a cut-out head; these are just a couple of ideas to inspire you to create new sounds with your acoustic set.

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Tasty Intermediate Drum Fill

Learn a two-measure linear drum fill perfect for intermediate level drummers.
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Sixteenth-Note Triplet Fills and Exercises

These exercises serve as a great workout for improving coordination, dexterity, and timing around the kit. They also make unique-sounding, punchy drum fills to use within your own playing.
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Every Third Sixteenth

Each of the fills below share a basic, accented sixteenth-note pattern. Accents are played every third sixteenth note. In fills 1 through 3, the accents begin on beat 1. Fills 4 through 6 begin the accent pattern on the "&" of beat 1.

Cool Sixteenth-Note Tom Groove – PDF

This lesson sheet accompanies Alex Ribchester's video drum lesson. Check it out!

2 Sticking Patterns – 1 Epic Drum Lick PDF

This lesson sheet accompanies Alex Ribchester's 219th video drum lesson. Learn some sweet licks and a drum fill.

Fun 5 Beat Linear Drum Fill – PDF

This week, Alex brings us some popping linear fills. Be sure to watch the accompanying video lesson and demonstration in the link below.

The Pad – Exercise 10 – The Diddles

This week's pad exercise is the last of the The Pad series and focuses on diddles.

The Pad – Exercise 9: Ghosts

This weekend is Halloween. It's only fitting that this week's pad exercise focuses on ghost strokes.

The Pad – Exercise 8: Toughing Through The 5s

Quintuplets (groups of 5 notes) can be tough to evenly space in a beat. This exercise focuses on the 5s.

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