Hannes Grossmann Progressive Concepts for the Modern Metal Drummer
Presented by Hannes Grossmann, who has performed with Technical Death Metal bands such as Necrophagis & OBSCURA. Features chapters on hand technique, foot technique, speed & endurance. There are certain practice methods Hannes shows that will drastically increase your speed and endurance. Hannes used and developed those methods himself during the preparations for Necrophagist’s ‘Epitaph’ album, for which he was able to increase his hand speed for single strokes from 200 bpm to 240 bpm within 5 months.
Also features phrasings and groove concepts that can be used for all kinds of music. The concepts are about the musical use of blast beats and how to use phrasings and accents from different genres, i.e. latin music, that can be integrated in blasts. Hannes deeply explains how to get started with odd-time signatures and how to modulate odd time phrasings, but also gives a precise insight into advanced double bass grooves and how to phrase metal fills.
This video features a lot of music performances from Obscura, Ron Jarzombek and others, as well as drum solos (they appear from time to time within several chapters – there’s also one main 15 minutes drum solo that will hopefully entertain a lot of other drummers).
The lessons are helpful for beginners, intermediate and advanced drummers – the exercises are highly practical but also very general, so on whatever stage you’re at with your playing, it will help you to increase your drum skills…but also entertain you!
Hudson Music What Drives the Beat with Jason Bittner
An in-depth look into the awe-inspiring drumming of a modern drum hero, What Drives The Beat shows just why Jason Bittner is one of the most popular drummers on the planet! The new, three-hour DVD from Hudson Music is the two-time Grammy nominee and multiple readers poll winner s first full-length solo video project and features a wealth of performance and instructional content aimed at aspiring young metal players but applicable to many styles, ages and ability levels.
One of the highlights of the DVD is Jason s presentation of his Double-Bass Crash Course. The step-by-step method for developing foot control, power, endurance and speed is explained and demonstrated in detail while foot cameras and split-screen shots augment the instructional material. 16th, Triplet, 32nd, Combo, Shuffle, Ruff and Blast Beat patterns are covered with all the examples and exercises included in an exclusive PDF eBook that can be printed and used for lessons and practice.
Jason discusses his background, his influences and his approach to drumming and then employs specially selected performance tracks to illustrate specific drumming concepts, such as: The Basic Beats and Fills of Metal Drumming, Applying Rudiments, Hand and Foot Technique, Developing Both Feet Evenly, Two-Handed Ride Patterns, How To Metalfy Jazz, Funk, Shuffles, Slow Blues and World Beats, Soloing.Bonus content includes additional solo footage, Jason’s complete warm-up/stretching routine, a live rehearsal video of Jason s band, a photo gallery and more!
ShredTraing Riff Training Complete Levels 1 & 2 (2015)
The Jonathan Stranges Riff Training series gives you years of top quality practice material and routines designed to push your playing to new levels! Your alternate picking will reach new levels of speed and control!
Level 1 covers:
The 8 most common subdivisions
Combining subdivisions to improve your timing and awareness
2 rhythmic tables for creating your own grooves
A whole section on rhythmic displacement. If you don’t know what rhythmic displacement is then you are missing out an excellent compositional tool.
The book contains two 2 hour practice routines specifically for the metal guitar player. Everything you need to practice is in the book!
The book finishes with 2 metal tunes/studies for you to apply all you have learned. Both come with backing tracks and are performed on the DVD.
About Level Two
The learning continues with book 2 of the Riff Training series.
Over 200 pages containing hundreds of exercises and routines, you will never run out of ideas again!
Pick hand speed and endurance workouts:
These new workouts will push your picking to new levels of speed and control.
Advanced coordination exercises:
The exercises in this section will dramatically improve your pick hand skill and coordination between the hands.
This workout will improve your speed, control and timing.
Four note per string exercises:
4 note per string playing takes years to master, this book gives you practically everything you need to master the art.
Over 30 pages full of 5 string arpeggios, multi string sequences, combinations, inversions, sweep tapped arpeggios… everything you need!
Dozens of arpeggios, triads, sevenths and ninths.
Entire chapter on tapping:
This chapter covers basic exercises to tapped scales, arpeggios, coordination exercises and much more.
New rhythmic exercises and application ideas:
Quintuplets, Septuplets, advanced subdivision exercises, grouping and displacement ideas. Your timing and rhythmic understanding will improve massively with this book.
Four practice pieces and 40 licks:
2 pick hand practice pieces, 2 sweep picking pieces and dozens of licks using all techniques covered in the book.
Scales, arpeggios and practice ideas:
The book is rounded off with the modes and arpeggios of the major, melodic minor and harmonic minor scales. This is followed by pages of practice suggestions and examples.
This Book Will Give Any Guitarist Years Of Work And Creative Practice!
Udemy Drumming for Beginners Simple Way To Learn How To Drum TUTORiAL
Ideal for beginners - this exciting course takes you through the essential techniques to become a successful drummer
Drummers are in high demand. One of the most popular instruments in the world, the basic drum techniques and skills can be learnt in an afternoon, but can take months or years of practice and dedication to master. With time and practice habits, you can learn rhythm and fundamentals, eventually working more complex rhythms and patterns into your drumming.
It's a good idea to start getting some sense of rhythm before dropping the cash on a big drum kit to practice on, or before giving yourself an opportunity to get frustrated.
The most common thing you hear from people is that it's too expensive to learn to drum, but with this groundbreaking course, we've removed that cost-barrier by first teaching you to play on your lap, and on your kitchen pots and pans!
Drumming for Beginners is taught by seasoned drummer Hugh Edwards - a player and teacher for over 30 years who's played in front of over half a million people, with touring bands such as Leatherat and Ark. He's a Sabian and Tama Endorsee and one of the best drum teachers in the world.
So, you've always wanted to play drums but buying a kit is prohibitively expensive, right? And maybe, you don't want to have to buy a kit before you learn how to play?
Well, with this unique approach, you can find out if it suits you and if you actually want to become a drummer first. This course starts off learning drum beats, fills and patterns on your lap, and by playing on kitchen pots and pans with sticks.
Then, half way through we move onto the drum kit, and kick into gear with the more advanced stuff, over 22 custom-built modules. You can do all of this in the comfort of your own home, and we'll show you how to learn the beats, practice the beats and how to realise when you're making mistakes, with not only theory, but practical exercises for you to try out at home. We'll get you playing along to your favourite music, and by the end of this course, you'll be ready to join your first band. It's great fun - you don't have to buy a drum kit yet, and you're going to learn something new!
Udemy Music Theory For Complete Beginners TUTORiAL
The fundamentals of sound in time, learn how to teach yourself to read, write basic rhythms and the skill to play them
This course is about understanding the very basis of music: sound. More precisely of sound in time. No matter what kind of instrument or musical endeavor you're interested, the most fundamental concepts are always the basics of sound in time, the rhythm.
We take an approach to study the basics of music in a way everyone can learn with no past musical experience whatsoever.
It is directed toward people with no means to find a good teacher, or who wants to learn by himself.
We include tutorials, exercises, and dictations as our main way to understand and practice the concepts.
Our approach is 100% practical, you should be making some rhythms from the very beginning, and have some solid skills by the end of the course.
Is very important to take a course like this before trying to learn any instrument, or try to compose, because, you need a solid foundation that sometimes teachers don't have the time to share.
Udemy Absolute Beginner's '30 Day Guitar Challenge' TUTORiAL
Let me hold your hand as I take you from "beginner" to playing chords, fun solos, and complete songs in 30 days
If you're a complete beginner at the guitar, or you're tried and failed at learning the guitar, this course is for you!
As a beginner, you're in a very sensitive position; if you don't practice your guitar every single day, you're likely to lose what you've learned.
You may have tried weekly lessons, but it would sure be nice to learn what to do every day.. wouldn't it?
But, paying for lessons every day would be very costly, as well as extremely time consuming.
You might be strapped for time; you might have kids, or a demanding job, so you might be too busy to take regular lessons.
Here's your solution.
Today, Enroll in the '30 Day Guitar Challenge' and Take Your Guitar Playing to the Next Level!!
Believe it or not, the guitar is not one single skill; it is dozens of individual skills that you must learn in order to 'play the guitar'.
Each day, I hold your hand and teach you these skills, one at a time. I start with the very simplest (holding a pick, playing a note) and take you to the complex (playing an entire song). Then, we start playing skills at the same time, stacking them.. it's a very exciting process.
Each lesson takes 5-15 minutes, but gives you enough material to practice for 30-60 minutes, and is guaranteed to keep you engaged, interested, and CHALLENGED.
If any specific day is too challenging, feel free to spend extra time on it. But what I can promise you is that after 30 days, you will have the motor-skills to call yourself a 'guitar player'.
The best part is that this challenge is completely complementary to any lessons, books, videos that you might already be taking. In fact, it will make you a better player!
Udemy 51 Left Hand Techniques for Guitar TUTORiAL
Everything you need to start playing guitar with great technique.
This course is all about developing great left hand technique on the guitar. The video lectures take you from the basics of sitting and hand position to more advanced concepts and techniques.
The course uses simple, easy-to-follow directions and terms, so there is no complicated jargon that you need to worry about. It is assumed that you have basic guitar literacy, so if your an absolute beginner (you're holding a guitar for the first time), then the course isn't for you for right now.
The course is designed for anyone who wants to improve their technique, whether you've been playing for a short time or your more advanced and play pieces from the classical guitar repertoire. Although I had a classical guitar audience in mind, you can benefit from the lessons in this course no matter what style of music you play.