Drum Lessons

Drum Lessons

Enjoy our collection of over 500 free drum lessons, including free lesson notation printouts. We add new drum lessons every Monday and Thursday designed to inspire your creativity and to help you develop your skills as a drummer.

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Learn a couple drum fills from the Aerosmith classic Walk This Way.
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Learn a technique used in I'm Yours by Jason Mraz. Plus, develop your three-level dynamics.
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Learn the drum-intro fill plus a bonus fill from the song Basket Case by Green Day.
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Learn the classic 8 bar drum break played by Roger Taylor in the song Under Pressure by Queen and David Bowie.
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Learn how Jeff Porcaro used a simple drum fill concept in the song Africa by Toto to carry it to the top of the charts.
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Learn a cool funk rock groove from the song Stressed Out and how to apply the hi-hat technique to your own grooves.
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Learn some creative 32nd note concepts used by Dawn Richardson in the hit What's Up? by 4 Non Blondes.
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Learn a cool technique used by Lars in the song Nothing Else Matters.
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Learn the grooves and hi-hat technique used throughout the first chorus of Mama Told Me Not To Come.

Learn a pair of drum fills from Amy Winehouse's hit, Rehab.
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In this drum lesson, learn the chorus groove and monster fill from the song This Is War by 30 Seconds To Mars.
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This lesson focuses on a technique rather than a specific drum fill. A simple, standard sixteenth-note drum fill is notated below in order to highlight the technique.
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Learn the intro beat from the classic Metallica song Enter Sandman.
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When Ian Haugland of the band Europe decides to let it rip in The Final Countdown, he unleashes an explosive, perfectly-placed power-fill. Check it out!

There are many ways to freshen up the drum beats that you already play. Here are 5 ways.

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