For this week's lesson we have got an epic sounding drum fill that consists of a single rudiment - the 6 stoke roll. Using a couple of voicing ideas between the snare, kick and crash we can play some cool patterns that you might recognize from various drum solos.
Learn the tom-layering technique used by Stewart Copeland in the classic hit Message in a Bottle.
For this week's lesson we have got a tricky little groove with a hip hop vibe. We start off with a cool 4/4 beat with some nice ghost notes and then layer an alternative hi hat ostinato over the top.
Learn some great short fill and linear fill techniques like in the song The Ballad of Mona Lisa by Panic! at the Disco.
For this week's drum lesson we have got a nice little drum fill that can be played as either two bars or 16th or a single measure 32nd note drum fill. Using a combination of RLKK and RLRLKK and with some cool orchestrations this fill works well in rock, pop, or metal contexts.
Learn a great rock and Latin fused drum beat from the song Smooth by Santana.
For this week's lesson we have got an ever so slightly varied version of the opening drum beat from the new Blink 182 track 'Bored To Death' with Travis Barker on drums. We will be playing solid 16th notes with the hands at a high tempo and so this will prove a great workout for those quick ghost notes.
Learn the half-time techniques used in the song The Hills by The Weeknd.
In this week's drum lesson we have got a sick sounding sextuplet drum fill that explores some of the many treats that the six stroke roll has to offer. The entire fill is played between the kick snare and hi hat, but can be played creatively around the kit.
Learn a 32nd note hi-hat technique used in the song Ride by Twenty One Pilots.
For this week's drum lesson we have got a cracking 12/8 groove and fill for beginner to intermediate level players. The faster you play it the harder it becomes. However, this combo of beat and lick will sound great at almost any tempo.
Learn the intro and main verse beat used by Bob Burns in the song Simple Man.
For this week's lesson we have got another fun two measure dum fill using 16th notes around the kit. Intermediate to advanced level.
Learn the main groove used by Will Champion in the song Adventure of a Lifetime.
For this week's lesson we start off with a nice beginner groove and over a number of phases, adding extra kicks and ghost notes, we develop it into a sweet intermediate level beat.