Blended Paradiddle Groove

This groove blends both the double paradiddle and the single paradiddle into a crazy sounding drum beat based in common time.

Echoing the Rhythm

This 'Bo Diddly' inspired beat uses the same bass and snare drum rhythm in both measures. However in the first measure, the accents on the hi-hat fall with the bass drum. In the second measure, the hi-hat accents 'echo' the bass drum pattern. This variation creates a more interesting sounding rhythm without altering its essence.

Heathens – Twenty One Pilots – Chorus

"Heathens" is Twenty One Pilots' latest hit–single, which features on the upcoming Suicide Squad (movie) soundtrack.

Have Some E Ands

This groove uses a funky, syncopated sixteenth note ostinato on the hi-hat.

Casual Affair – Panic! at the Disco – Groove

Casual Affair features on Panic at the Disco's fourth album "Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die!" (2013).

Rockin’ Odd-Time Drum Beat

This rock flavored beat is phrased in 3/4 time. The open hi-hats add an up-beat, syncopated layer to the groove.

Last Hope – Paramore

Last Hope is a dynamic, mid-paced tune on Paramore's self-titled album, released in 2013.

Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake's latest hit single "Can't Stop the Feeling" was released in May 2016 and entered the Billboard charts near the top.

Playing with the Ride – Drum Beat

Combining a touch of funky ride and a solid rock bass, this beat is a great fusion of styles with a unique sound.

Mission Impossible Theme

The classic theme from the 1960s TV series "Mission: Impossible" was composed by Lalo Schifrin, who jokingly said that it was written for people with five legs.

Syncopated Bass in a Rock Shuffle

Enjoy this 2-bar groove that lays down some syncopated bass and ghosted snare strokes for flair.

Disloyal Order of Water Buffaloes – Fall Out Boy

Disloyal Order of Water Buffaloes is the opening track from Fall Out Boy's 2008 album "Folie à Deux" (madness shared by two) – the last album recorded before the band's four-year hiatus.

Hotel California – The Eagles

"Hotel California" is the Eagles best-known song and the title track from their fifth album of the same name (released in 1977). The song features drummer, Don Henley, singing lead vocals as well as two highly acclaimed solos by guitarists Don Felder and Joe Walsh. Hotel California won the Grammy for 'Record of the Year' in 1978.

Hi-hat Technique from Sultans of Swing

This upbeat rock beat uses an open hi-hat technique to lift the second bar of the repeat.

Holy Wars – Megadeth – Intro

Holy Wars was the opening track on Megadeth's fourth album, Rust in Peace (1990) and the first Megadeth album featuring Nick Menza on drums.


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