Welcome Home (Sanitarium) – Metallica – Verse

Welcome Home (Sanitarium) is a slow, dynamic song featured on Metallica's classic album, Master of Puppets (1986).

Rasputin – Boney M

"Rasputin" was a world-wide hit for euro-disco group Bony M, and the second hit-single from their Nightlight to Venus album (1978).

Brace – Birds of Tokyo – Verse

"Brace" is the title track from Birds of Tokyo's latest album—released in November 2016.

Tear in My Heart – Twenty One Pilots – Verse Beat

This two-measure figure is played several times in the verse sections of Twenty One Pilot's 2015 hit, Tear in My Heart.

St. Anger – Metallica – Chorus

"St. Anger" is the title track from Metallica's eighth studio album, released in 2003. It won a Grammy for Best Metal Performance in the following year.

21 Guns – Green Day – Chorus

"21 Guns" is an anti-war power-ballad by Green Day. It was nominated for two Grammys in 2010—in the categories of Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song.

More Than a Feeling – Main Chorus Beat

Enjoy the main chorus groove from the hit song More Than a Feeling.

Back in Black – AC/DC

The song Back in Black was written as a tribute to AC/DC's original singer, Bon Scott, who had died only weeks earlier in 1980. Back in Black (the album) went on to become the second best selling record of all time.

Heathens – Twenty One Pilots – Chorus

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

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.

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.

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.

Overkill – Motörhead

Overkill is the title track on Motörhead's second album (1979). The song is notable for drummer Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor's relentless sixteenth-note double bass ostinato which inspired a generation of hard rock and metal drummers.

20th Century Fox Fanfare

The instantly recognizable drum intro for the 20th Century Fox fanfare has been psyching-up movie-goers since the 1930s.

Disco Hats – Drum Beat

Learn this disco-esque drum beat that borrows some of the hi-hat techniques and snare pattern used in the song Le Freak by Chic.

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